Peter Haskell

Peter Haskell
September 11, 2019 - 3:57 am
(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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Peter Haskell
September 11, 2019 - 3:50 am
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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Peter Haskell
September 09, 2019 - 11:23 am
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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Peter Haskell
September 06, 2019 - 1:20 pm
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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August 13, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- A 35-year-old police officer took his own life early Tuesday morning, marking the eighth NYPD suicide this year and the sixth since June . The seven-year veteran of the force was off-duty when he shot himself in the head in a home in Yonkers at 3:30 a.m. Reports indicate...
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