05 | A September 11th Story from Tommy Molta, First Responder

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Episode 5: A September 11th Story featuring Tommy Molta, First Responder

This week, Jen sits down with a retired captain of the Hoboken Fire Department {2010} and President of the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Tommy Molta — a first responder in Hoboken on September 11th, 2001. Tommy was one of the first to the scene at the Hoboken train station when victims of 9/11 came across the Hudson to safety on that tragic day. He shares his incredibly emotional story of bravery, kindness, courage, and how the Hoboken community came together and helped over 2000 people who escaped from NYC. It is definitely worth a listen and a share, as we must #NeverForget.

More about Tommy’s story can be found here, and click here to donate to the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps. 


This episode is dedicated to the heroes and those that lost their lives of 9/11/2001.

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Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of HobokenGirl.com. With deep entrepreneurial roots in Hudson County — as her grandparents owned textile businesses on Tonnelle Ave in North Bergen dating back to the 50s — she started the site as a Hoboken resident to discover the amazing things happening in the area. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event or #HobokenGirlHelps volunteer project, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her two pups, or watching Bravo TV and ordering takeout with her husband.