"Remember my friends," New York Fire Battalion Captain Jay Jonas said after giving a packed house of students, firemen and members of the public a compelling retelling of his experience on Sept. 11, 2001, less than a week before the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom.
As captain of the New York Fire Department's Ladder Co. 6, Jonas led a group of firefighters into the World Trade Center site moments after hearing a plane had collided with the center's North Tower.
After 18 weeks and four days, the NFL lockout officially ended on July 25, as the owners and players agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement. It's all sunshine and daisies again for football fans across the country who feared the season might be canceled.
Over the last few weeks, I've had the opportunity to get out of Washington and talk with folks across the country about how we can create jobs and get our economy growing faster.