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Razed by Terror Attacks, a Church Will Rise Anew

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By Alex Vadukul New York Times Thirteen years ago, a small Greek Orthodox church with a ringing rooftop bell offered a reprieve from the city’s furious financial nerve center, until it was crushed when the World Trade Center’s south tower collapsed on Sept. 11. On Saturday, church officials blessed the ground where the new St. Nicholas church would […]

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9/11 memorial in Coney Island vandalized

The vandalized 9/11 memorial in Coney Island as NYPD officers investigate.Photo: Demetrius E. Loadholt

By Erin Calabrese and Chris Perez New York Post A Brooklyn 9/11 memorial dedicated to the memory of those who sacrificed themselves to save others was vandalized Friday night, according to police. Authorities discovered the disgraceful act at the Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance in Coney Island’s MCU Park — home of the Cyclones baseball team. Three laser-engraved […]

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September 11 Victim Compensation Fund says it has paid out $551M over last year

Associated Press Officials at the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund say it has paid out $551 million over the last year. The fund’s Special Master Sheila Birnbaum released a letter Friday that said the fund had made 2,042 compensation decisions over the 12 months that ended September 30. Birnbaum said the fund in the year […]

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