Respect and tears silenced Pleasant Plains on a sunny Friday morning as family members, friends and police officers said their final goodbye to Det. Thomas Santoro, who lost his life to a 9/11-related illness on Sunday. Santoro, 53, leaves behind his wife and two sons, 17 and 15, who, for the first time in their lives, will not be with their dad during their annual family trips. More.
For 2nd straight day, a Staten Island 9/11 hero responder is laid to rest