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NYC Anniversary ceremony details from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Below is a letter that was sent to 9/11 families on August 18, 2014 by mail regarding this year’s 9/11 anniversary. If you or other family members you know are not currently signed up to receive paper mailings from the National September 11 Memorial and Museum and would like to, please enter your information here. If […]

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Hundreds of Bikers Take Part in 9/11 Memorial Ride through Manhattan

The crowd cheers as hundreds of motorcyclists take part in America's 9/11 Ride as they pass through Hightstown, NJ, August 16, 2014. Beverly Schaefer

CBS NY Weeks before the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks, hundreds of bikers from around the country rode to New York City to make sure no one forgets. More than 700 motorcyclists rode through Manhattan Sunday on a mission to honor the lives of victims, CBS 2’s Don Champion reported. “It’s a very […]

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From 9/11 to Hudson River landing, retiring Jersey City paramedic has ‘seen everything’

William Newby is retiring after 36 years with the Jersey City Medical Center Emergency Medical Services. Photo by Reena Rose Sibayan,The Jersey Journal

By Steven Rodas The Jersey Journal William Newby was in his early 20s when he first stepped foot [sic] into an ambulance for the Jersey City Medical Center as an emergency medical technician. It was 1978 and he was fighting his own nerves. Thirty-six years later, Newby is the JCMC-Barnabas Health ambulatory tour chief and […]

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