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Should 9/11 be a federal holiday? is holding a poll, asking readers if September 11th should become a federal holiday. The poll is “yes” or “no” only, with no room for comments. See the poll and/or vote here.

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New York City ferries pose security risks

New York City’s ferries transport roughly 9 million passengers around the city every year. Safety concerns about possible terrorist attacks on New York’s ferries have been raised for years. Gary Stoller wrote about a lack of security he perceived on a recent trip on the Governors’ Island ferry inĀ Forbes.

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Assault & motorcycle gang fight threat shuts down ‘Bikers for Bini’ event

The Bikers for Bini charity event shut down early after threats of a gang fight and an alleged assault, reported Annalise Knudson in the Staten Island Advance. Police stated that a man was assaulted around 1:00pm and suffered minor injuries. Police then advised organizers to end the event early.

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    1. Art Exhibit “Bravery and Sacrifice: NYPD Heroes 9/11 and Beyond”

      September 8 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
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      September 27 @ 8:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm
    3. Wake for Firefighter Christopher C. Muccini, L-35

      October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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      October 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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