Monthly Archives: July 2012

USS Somerset crest approved

The crest of the USS Somerset

Symbolism of the USS Somerset Crest SHIELD The shield shape is taken from the shield on the Somerset County seal; the background is sky blue horizoned by an embowed green landscape in lower base. The upper area is charged with nine light blue piles and the lower area has three piles in lighter green, signifying […]

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City firefighters leave for 5,000-mile motorcycle ride to raise funds, honor 9/11 dead, and help veterans

FDNY Photo Unit

Firefighters John Finnerty, Jason Puser, Matt Sabini, Mike Vincitore, Kevin McEntyre (retired) and Chris Walsh

By Corinne Lestch New York Daily News Firefighters will show respects at Shanksville, Oklahoma City and Aurora. At the foot of the soaring One World Trade Center, five Bronx firefighters prepared Monday for a long ride to help 9/11 families. As part of the Hope for the Warriors charity, which aims to enhance the quality […]

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MTA To Incorporate 9/11 Tiles in New Project

One of the Tiles for America

NY1 News What started out as an impromptu tribute to the victims of the September 11th attacks will now have a permanent home in Greenwich Village. The MTA is planning to use thousands of square ceramic tiles that were painted after the attacks as part of its plans for a new ventilation plant.The squares will […]

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