Peter Haskell

High School's Moving Tribute to 9/11 Victims

(WCBS 880) -- Nearly 3,000 flags cover a lawn at a high school in Essex County, New Jersey, in a moving tribute to each victim of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Students at Cedar Grove High School on Monday installed the flags behind tags bearing the name of each victim. "It is 2,977 markers, 2,977...
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Americans Honor 9/11 Victims With Day of Service

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is not just a day to remember the victims – it is also a day to do good deeds in their memory. When the story of 9/11 is told, Jay Winuk hopes it includes the chapters of the days and months that followed. "And that it...
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Remembering 9/11: FDNY Chief Joe Downey Carries on His Father's Legacy

NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- After 18 years, a New York City fire chief is at peace with the loss of his dad who died responding to the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. On that fateful day , Joe Downey raced to the rescue operations command hoping for word on his father, Ray, who was the deputy chief of...
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Remembering 9/11: How a Queens Hardware Store Became an Unlikely Hero

NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Stories of heroism and determination continue to emerge nearly two decades after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks . Heading into Manhattan after the Twin Towers were struck, then-Fire Captain Jack Joyce said firefighters were in their personal vehicles without the most basic...
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