PRESS PHOTOS BY JIM MARSH With the help of Vera Cruz Fire Department Assistant Chief George DeVault, young John Schaffer, of Emmaus, a kindergarten student at Jefferson School, gets off a squirt from a brush fire backpack at his father, John, at Heroes Night at the Emmaus Library on Sept. 11.
Emmaus Patrol Officer Joe Longenbach gets a laugh from an attentive audience at Heroes Nigh held Sept. 11 at the Emmaus Library.
Young Abby Zukowski, of Emmaus, holds a poster book she made at home in honor of the World Trade Center heroes of Sept 11, 2001. Even though she was not yet born, that event is closely tied to her heritage. Abby's Mom, Lisa, and dad, Chris, were among the on-duty medical staff at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City when burn victims from the World Trade Center started arriving for treatment. Medical personnel there had no idea, mom Lisa said, of the magnitude of the terror attack until St. Vincent's