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New Paltz memorial for September 11 moving forward

Organizers of a September 11 memorial to be built in New Paltz are nearing their financial goal needed to complete it. The memorial will be a small memorial park at the corner of North Putt Corners Road and Henry Dubois Drive, reported William J. Kemble in the Daily Freeman. The park contains a 30-foot “Tree […]

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Family member Michael Burke – Patriotism was banned from the 9/11 Memorial a long time ago

Michael Burke, who lost his brother, Captain William F. Burke, FDNY, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, writes in the April 29, 2016  NY Post about the informal choir of middle-school children from North Carolina who were stopped by 9/11 Memorial guards from singing the national anthem. ‘“The guard did not respond appropriately,” […]

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Piece of World Trade Center has new home in Battle Creek

The Battle Creek Fire Department now has a 700-pound piece of steel from the World Trade Center, and plans to use it in a memorial to the attacks, writes Logan Crawford on Newschannel 3. Plans for the Battle Creek memorial are not yet begun.

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