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Woman donates bulletproof vest for K-9 to honor brother Ron Ruben who was killed on 9/11

Leslie Ruben honors her brother through a variety of charitable acts. Ron Ruben, 36, was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 while working at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods on the 86th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center. His sister has remembered him by building a Habitat for Humanity […]

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Can God afford to rent in Lower Manhattan? – Chapel that doubles as Catholic Memorial to September 11 appears likely to close

St. Joseph’s Chapel in Gateway Plaza, served as a respite center for recovery workers after the terrorist attacks of 9/11. It houses the Catholic Memorial to those attacks, Catholics being the group that lost the most members in the attacks. It is the only house of worship west of West Street. And it will probably […]

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9/11 memorial draws crowds in Bayside

The Bayside memorial commemorating those killed in the terrorist attacks of 9/11  has been redone, after the first plaque was scratched and worn, reports Mark Hallum in the Bayside Times Ledger. The memorial plaque is located at 204th Street between 33rd and 32nd Avenue. Made of bronze, it bears shields and badges of agencies that lost personnel […]

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