The family of Vicki Soto is hoping to get dozens of people to run through the streets of Statford, Conn., Soto’s hometown, dressed as her favorite bird
The playgrounds are the fourth and fifth being built as part of the Sandy Ground Project: Where Angels Play, an effort spearheaded by the Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association of New Jersey. Most are planned for communities in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, linking the two tragedies that have a name in common.
In a New York Times op-ed published Wednesday, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords slammed senators who “gave into fear” and “blocked common-sense legislation.”
The families of teachers and administrators murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School were at the White House on Friday to meet President Barack Obama and accept medals on behalf of their loved ones.
Derek Jeter Calls Grieving Mother Of Victoria Soto; MLB Observes Moment Of Silence For Sandy Hook Victims
“Vicki loved the Yankees — that was part of her eulogy,” Soto’s cousin told the New York Daily News. “No one in the family reached out, so (Jeter) must have heard about it and … reached out.”
For the third day this week, funerals and wakes are being held for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.