Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Street renaming for Court Officer Theodore Leoutsakos, who died of site-related illness

City Council approved a number of new street renamings last Thursday. One of them is for a member of the September 11th community, reports Christopher Barca in the Queens Chronicle. The corner of 29th Street and 21st Avenue will be named for Court Officer Theodore Leoutsakos who died of World Trade Center-related pancreatic cancer years after […]

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Heroic NYPD duo raced to get suspected bomb out of Times Square

Sgt. Hameed Armani and Officer Peter Cybulski were parked on Broadway near Times Square last night when someone tossed a suspected bomb into their vehicle. The device clicked and flashed. The brave cops drove away from the crowd, risking their lives to save the people in Times Square, report Paige Leskin and Chris Brito of PIX 11 News. ‘”I look around, saw […]

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Ceremony as last World Trade Center artifacts are removed from Hangar 17

CBS New York reports today that the last artifacts will be removed from Hangar 17, the airplane hangar at John F. Kennedy Airport that stored as many as 2,500 artifacts from the original World Trade Center in a ceremony. Members of the NYPD, FDNY and the Port Authority Police Departments and Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will […]

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