Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Families gather at Ground Zero to remember victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing days after blind sheikh who plotted the attack dies behind bars

A memorial service was held on the 24th anniversary of the February 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. Six people, one of whom was 8 months pregnant, were killed in the attack and 1,042 were injured by the bombing, reports Karen Ruiz in the Daily Mail Families of those murdered, friends, police officers and firefighters […]

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Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose art withstood 9/11 attack, dies

Fritz Koenig, the German sculptor whose large work, the Sphere, survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, has died at the age of 92 reports PIX Channel 11.The Sphere stood between the towers of the World Trade Center from 1971 until their destruction by terrorists in 2001. Koenig, sculpted the 25-foot high Sphere beginning in 1967. The […]

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In move to prevent 9/11-style attacks, Bucks Congressman introduces bipartisan Saracini Aviation Safety Act

The Saracini Aviation Safety Act (H.R. 911) has been introduced in Congress by a bipartisan team of Representatives, André Carson, Brian Fitzpatrick, Josh Gottheimer, and Peter King, reports the Bucks Local News. The Saracini Aviation Safety Act seeks to prevent 9/11-style terror attacks by requiring the installation of secondary cockpit barriers on commercial aircraft. The barriers are […]

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