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Angels’ Circle ceremony commemorates Staten Island 9/11 victims

Kiawana Rich Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A heartbroken Sam Cannizzaro honored two lost angels at Angels’ Circle in Grasmere Wednesday evening: His son, Firefighter Brian Cannizzaro, who died at Ground Zero on 9/11, and his wife, Carol, 71, who died July 12. The 13th anniversary ceremony at Angels’ Circle, which paid tribute to Staten […]

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After opening, an influx of new artifacts for September 11 museum as survivors, victims’ kin visit

This photo provided by Carol Orazem shows a pair of boots with melted soles that Orazem wore while working at the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks of 2001. Orazem was a New York City police detective when the towers were destroyed.

Associated Press After seeing the new National September 11 Memorial Museum, one victim’s widow decided to donate one of her husband’s FDNY paramedic shirts, karate uniforms and beloved baseball jersey. A retired police detective gave the sole-scorched boots she wore while working amid the smoking wreckage of the twin towers. A survivor contributed her World […]

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Beyond words: Kent agrees on honor for 9/11 victim

Associated Press KENT, Conn. — The words will be set in stone, so Kent took some time to agree on how best to honor a town resident killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11. A ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at Town Hall to dedicate a memorial, a stone with a plaque […]

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