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Middletown Pays Silent Tribute to September 11 Victims

 Middletown World Trade Center Memorial Gardens.  Photo by Lee Beaumont

Middletown Public Information Office MIDDLETOWN – A silent tribute will be paid to Middletown’s residents who died in the World Trade Center tragedy with a wreath-laying at the Middletown WTC Memorial Gardens on Thursday, September 11th at 8:46 a.m. The time marks the start of the terrorist attacks 13 years ago when the first plane […]

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9/11 remembrance event to feature Twin Towers survivor Leeky Behrman

Trib Star Each anniversary of the September 11 attacks means something a little different to Leeky Behrman, who was on the 61st floor when terrorists flew a plane into her office building. At first, it was a day to fully feel the emotion and loss. “The anniversaries for the first 10 years were the only […]

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Hundreds gather in New Dorp for vigil honoring NYPD officers killed in the line of duty

People hold candles during a community vigil in front of the 122 Precinct stationhouse to remember the 813 NYPD officers killed in the line of duty.(Staten Island Advance/Bill Lyons)

By Ryan Lavis Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Retired detective Thomas Kosnik had only one reason for attending a vigil Thursday that honored NYPD officers killed in the line of duty: he wanted to keep the memory alive of his slain colleagues, Det. James Nemorin, and Det. Rodney Andrews, who were executed on […]

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