Category Archives: 9/11 Community

FDNY pipe band in Seattle for documentary premiere

Photo: FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and Drums

By Susan Wyatt KING 5 News Members of the New York City Fire Department pipe band will be in Seattle this week for the West Coast premiere of a documentary celebrating their 50th anniversary. The Seattle Firefighters Pipes & Drums, who are celebrating their 10th anniversary, will host the event Thursday at the Showbox. The film, “Through […]

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National Shrine to replace church destroyed on 9/11

Artist rendering of the St. Nicholas National Shrine

By Ben Feuerherd and Kate Briquelet New York Post A Greek Orthodox church crushed on 9/11 is finally being resurrected. Hundreds of people flocked to the future site of the St. Nicholas National Shrine for a “ground-blessing” ceremony Saturday to celebrate a house of worship that will one day overlook the 9/11 Museum and Memorial. A $38 […]

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Razed by Terror Attacks, a Church Will Rise Anew

Credit Todd Heisler/The New York Times

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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