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Compromise reached between competing Lower Makefield groups planning 9/11 ceremonies at township’s Garden of Reflection

At the Lower Makefield board of supervisors meeting on April 20, 2016, a compromise was reached about conflicting 9/11 ceremonies this year at the Garden of Reflection, reported D.E. Schlatter in Bucks Local News. Supervisor Judi Reiss, who lost her son in the terrorist attacks, had received a township permit to reserve the Garden  from 7:00am on […]

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Walkers remember 9/11 victims at Liberty State Park

The New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation hosted a 5-K walk to raise funds for the Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park writes Caitlin Mota in The Jersey Journal.  Faith Miller, chairwoman of the  New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation, and widow of Robert Alan Miller, who was killed in the attacks while working at the NY State Department of […]

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Ann Van Hine, widow of firefighter who died on 9/11, speaks in Bath, ME

Ann Van Hine’s husband Bruce Van Hine was a firefighter who was killed in the line of duty during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. She volunteers with the 9/11 Tribute Center and speaks to tour groups and schoolchildren about the attacks. She also discusses with the children what their generation can do to prevent […]

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