Twelve people were sworn in Monday evening as members of the commission that will evaluate whether, how and where a permanent memorial should be built. The town has received many proposals, but the process is expected to take years.
Roughly 25 Giants headed to Newtown, Conn., on Thursday afternoon to hold football clinics for youngsters from the community.
Members of New Jersey’s largest firefighter union will honor the memories of the 26 children and educators killed in the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School by building a playground in 26 communities impacted by superstorm Sandy.
The residents, including about 200 students from the school system, formed a gantlet to welcome players from both teams before the game.
A contingent of teachers, parents and students from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., will be honored before Sunday’s Giants game against the Eagles at MetLife Stadium.
Cruz stopped for a moment, his eyes becoming watery: “You never go through some circumstances like this. This was definitely the toughest by far.”
The funerals for 6-year-old Noah Pozner and 6-year-old Jack Pinto were held Monday afternoon.
“I don’t even know how to put it into words,” Cruz said. “There are no words that can describe the type of feeling that you get when a kid idolizes you so much that unfortunately they want to put him in the casket with your jersey on.”
Funeral arrangements have been announced for some of the child victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., as one little girl’s family remembers her for love of horses and orca whales.
Victor Cruz is honoring a six-year-old Newtown, CT victim by wearing gloves and cleats with the name Jack Pinto written on them.