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Town gets 9/11 memorial the state didn’t want

Drew Mikkelsen, KING 5 News  A September 11 memorial designed for the state Capitol became suddenly homeless when the state said it didn’t want it. But now a Central Washington town is gaining from Olympia’s loss. It’s been almost a 15-year journey and John Jackson’s down to the finishing touches. “Pretty emotional for me… to […]

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‘Fire Fighter’  – Fireboat Museum Awarded $80K Grant for Restoration Work

Michael White Suffolk Times The decommissioned FDNY fireboat serving as a floating museum in Greenport Harbor has been awarded an $80,000 National Maritime Heritage Grant, the museum’s president announced Tuesday. But the grant requires donations to match the federal funds. “We’re only half way there but it’s a step in the right direction,” said the […]

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Thomas Scalgione, who ran fake 9/11 charity, jailed again

Stephanie Loder Press of Atlantic City An Ocean County man, who admitted last year that he ran a fake 9/11 charity using a pickup truck painted with the Twin Towers, again is in jail, authorities said Saturday. Thomas Scalgione, 41, of Stafford Township, remained in the Ocean County Jail in Toms River Saturday after being charged […]

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