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No plans for 5 World Trade Center, says Port Authority

A recent online article with the headline, New Renderings Appear for Supertall 5 World Trade Center confused readers, reports Steve Cuozzo for the NY Post. New York YIMBY posted the article, but the Port Authority, which owns the site, says there are no plans at present to sell or develop the site.

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Leon W. Smith, Jr., fireman killed on 9/11, remembered by Bronx community

The Firefighter Leon W. Smith Jr. Foundation held a fundraiser last Saturday, celebrating students the foundation has helped, reports News 12 Bronx. Leon W. Smith Jr. was killed during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The foundation in his name was started by his mother.

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After losing a brother, Joe Quinn thought war would save him – now he’s saving other veterans

U.S. Army Captain Joe Quinn hoped to avenge his brother Jimmy’s death at the World Trade Center by fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, but struggled with trauma and guilt after his combat tours reports Mike Newall in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Now Quinn is the executive director of Headstrong, a nonprofit group which provides mental health help to veterans. […]

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