Monthly Archives: February 2013

USS Arlington Crew Names Passageways for County Thoroughfares

USS Arlington Street Signs

Sun Gazette Finally! A discussion about Columbia Pike that doesn’t include a debate over a streetcar. Sailors of the new USS Arlington have voted to name the main port passageway of their ship for South Arlington’s primary thoroughfare, and also have chosen to name the main starboard passageway “Arlington Boulevard.” It’s all part of a […]

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Deadline for the World Trade Center Victims’ Compensation Fund (Zadroga)

This notice is from our friends at the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. The first deadline to register for the World Trade Center Victims’ Compensation Fund (“VCF”) is quickly approaching. Anyone diagnosed with a physical illness or injury as a result of their work at the World Trade Center sites should register with the Victims’ Compensation Fund […]

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Teacher tells students to call 9/11 hijackers ‘freedom fighters’ and not terrorists

Teens at Lumberton High in Texas dressed in Muslim garb at school. Facebook

By Lee Moran New York Daily News The Texas teacher is also under fire for encouraging students to dress in Islamic clothing and telling teens to stop referring to the Holocaust as ‘genocide.’ The 9/11 hijackers should be called “freedom fighters” and not “suicide bombers” or “terrorists” – according to a geography teacher at one […]

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