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Luis Palermo Jr., Nassau police officer on 9/11, dies

Luis A. Palermo Jr., a decorated Nassau County police officer who worked during the recovery efforts after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, died on September 4, 2017 of World Trade Center-related cancer at the age of 49, reports Michael O’Keeffe of Newsday. Palermo was diagnosed with cancer about five years ago. Palermo is survived […]

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Manchester Arena releases image of venue ahead of benefit concert

Manchester Arena’s City Room entrance, where a suicide bomber murdered 22 people at a concert this May, has been renovated and the arena is reopening on Saturday night, reports Josh Halliday in the Guardian. Images of the new appearance of the entrance have been released by the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation, which has been assisting the more than […]

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Hyde Park trucker never forgot the 9/11 letter tucked into his glove

Dave Triola worked 12-hour shifts as a trucker hauling debris away from the World Trade Center site in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. In the middle of one shift, he picked up a new pair of work gloves and found a note from a little girl in Kentucky inside. Moved by the […]

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