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Hanscom Field Plane Crash

NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Luke Schiada speaks at a press conference regarding the tragic plane crash at Hanscom Field on June 1, 2014 in Bedford, Massachusetts. Initial reports suggest the Gulfstream IV jet was headed to Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The plane departed from Hanscom Runway 11 at an estimated 9:40 pm on May 31, 2014 and crashed after it ran off the runway, killing 7 people, including Lewis Katz, 72, co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.  (credit: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

NTSB Report Suggests Check Not Done Before Plane Crash That Killed Lewis Katz, 6 Others

A federal report suggests the crew of a private jet that crashed in Massachusetts, killing Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six other people, did not perform a flight control check before attempting takeoff.

06/13/2014

Lewis Katz with KATZ students.
(credit: Camden’s Charter School Network)

Former President Clinton, Ed Snider Among Those Scheduled To Speak At Katz’s Memorial Service

Speakers have been announced for a Wednesday memorial service for Philadelphia philanthropist and businessman Lewis Katz.

06/03/2014

NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Luke Schiada speaks at a press conference regarding the tragic plane crash at Hanscom Field on June 1, 2014 in Bedford, Massachusetts. Initial reports suggest the Gulfstream IV jet was headed to Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The plane departed from Hanscom Runway 11 at an estimated 9:40 pm on May 31, 2014 and crashed after it ran off the runway, killing 7 people, including Lewis Katz, 72, co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.  (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Investigation Continues Into Plane Crash That Killed Lewis Katz, 6 Others

National Transportation Safety Board officials are looking at black boxes they recovered and gave an update Tuesday.

06/03/2014

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Lewis Katz’s Generosity Helped Change Lives

Eyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson tells us how his generosity helped change lives.

06/03/2014

(The current headquarters of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, in the former Strawbridge & Clothier building, near 9th and Market Streets in center city.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

Tierney To Return To Inquirer As Advisor

The appointment — among a few others — is an indication that they’re trying to ‘carry on,’ despite the sudden loss of co-owner Lewis Katz in that weekend private jet crash.

06/03/2014

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NTSB: Flight Data And Cockpit Voice Recorders Recovered In Deadly Massachusetts To NJ Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board said Monday evening it had recovered the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder. NTSB investigator Luke Schiada had said Monday afternoon a crane was being used to lower somebody into the wreckage to search for the black boxes, which were located in an area heavily damaged by fire.

06/02/2014

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Camden Community Mourns Loss Of Katz, Asbell And Dalsey

Camden children playing and learning is what it was all about for Lewis Katz, whose name is now on a school and Boys and Girls Club on the same block where he grew up.

06/02/2014

Lewis Katz with KATZ students.
(credit: Camden’s Charter School Network)

Statement From Camden’s Charter School Network On Passing Of Lewis Katz And Marcy Dalsey

Camden’s Charter School Network joins family and friends in mourning the loss of media mogul Lewis Katz and KATZ Academy Board of Trustees president Marcy Dalsey.

06/02/2014

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Temple U. Memorial Service For Lew Katz Set For Wednesday

Temple University’s memorial service will be Wednesday at 11am in the school’s Performing Arts Center (formerly known as the Baptist Temple), on North Broad Street.

06/02/2014

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Council President Hopes to Continue Katz’s Plans to Revitalize Temple Area

Katz was a Temple University alumnus and sat on the school’s board of directors, and Council President Clarke’s district includes the university and its surrounding neighborhood.

06/02/2014

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. (credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Ed Rendell: ‘I Would Have Been On That Plane’

Lewis Katz, 72, died on Saturday night when a private jet carrying Katz and six others, crashed in Massachusetts.

06/02/2014

Bill Cosby (Credit: CBS 3)

Bill Cosby Talks About Lewis Katz

Among the many people mourning the death of Lewis Katz is his longtime friend, comedian Bill Cosby.

06/01/2014

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Friends Remember Lewis Katz’s Generosity And Kindness

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you,” Katz said in his commencement address.

06/01/2014

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All Victims ID’d In Deadly Massachusetts To NJ Plane Crash

The last communication Longport, New Jersey Town Commissioner James Leeds heard from his wife was a text message sent just minutes before she was killed. The text read, “We’re at the airport, getting ready to go.”

06/01/2014

Katz’s Death Strikes A Hard Blow For Staff Of Philadelphia’s Daily Papers

Lewis Katz’s death has hit Philadelphia’s daily newspapers especially hard. His victory in Tuesday’s auction for ownership was seen as a boost for high journalistic standards. His loss is felt both personally and professionally.

06/01/2014

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