The idea for the memorial, an imposing 20-by-12 foot granite wall, was conceived by businessman Sol Molgen who told Bill Farrell of the Daily News, “I spent 50 years of my life in Brooklyn, and I wanted to do something for those firefighters who went over the bridge on September 11 and never returned.” With theRead more..
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Battalion Chief Edward Geraghty, of Battalion 9, Engine 54, Ladder 4 (48th Street and 8th Avenue in New York City), was an 18-year veteran of the department and the recipient of many meritorious awards throughout his long and distinguished career. “Anyone who got to spend time around Chief Geraghty knew he was a special person.Read more..
Firefighter Bill Butler is very grateful to be alive. He and five colleagues from Ladder 6, Engine 9, were in the North Tower helping to rescue a Port Authority worker named Josephine Harris when the building collapsed around them. Miraculously, the part of the stairwell that they were in remained intact and they survived thoughRead more..