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Homeless man charged in 9/11 memorial vandalism

By Jennifer Bain and Natasha Velez New York Post A mentally-troubled homeless man was charged with criminal mischief Saturday forallegedly smearing white paint on Coney Island’s 9/11 memorial, an act of vandalism that had left community leaders outraged. “I’m sorry for whatever I did,” the disheveled suspect, Elliot Baez, 58, told a Post reporter as cops took […]

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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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