Unfortunately, it’s one that proved tragic. In an interview by Spectrum News NY1’s George Whipple with Saturday Night Live cast veteran Pete Davidson (photo), co-author and star of The King of Staten Island, along with co-author and director Judd Apatow and co-star Marisa Tomei, it’s described how the life of movie’s central character, Scott Carlin, […]
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The following is courtesy of Bonnie Burke who shared the vignettes she wrote shortly after 9/11 about the firefighters from Ladder 118/Engine 205 who sacrificed their lives on that day. May our heroes never be forgotten. Captain Martin Egan Captain Marty Egan, a 15-year veteran of the department, was only 36 years-old when he died […]
Today is a very special edition of Open Thread. The blog remembers the events of the World Trade Center and pays tribute to the nearly 3,000 souls lost. Our hearts are especially with the brave fire fighters, families and loved ones of local firehouse, Ladder 118/Engine 205, who lost six heroic men on that tragic […]
The Daily News interviewed the man who shot the iconic photograph of the Ladder 118 firetruck on the Brooklyn Bridge, rushing toward the burning towers seen in the background, on that horrific day 15 years ago. (Photo in link to article here.) Aaron McClamb, a 20 year-old amateur photographer, was printing bibles at the Jehovah’s Witness […]
The beams no longer shine from the location of the two towers; that location has been taken by a new building and by a memorial. Still we remember lost neighbors, kin, and friends, and the eight brave firefighters who never returned. Addendum: There will be an interfaith memorial service at the Montague Street entrance to […]
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