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Items in 9/11 Museum Gift Shop to be Scrutinized by Victims’ Families

By Corky Siemaszko New York Daily News That cringeworthy U.S.-shaped cheese platter with hearts marking the spots where Al Qaeda terrorists crashed the hijacked planes has been yanked from the gift shop at the 9/11 museum. And the rest of the items on sale at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum are going to […]

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Service members promoted at 9/11 memorial

Navy Lt. Christopher Mikell and his family Aaron Showalter/NY Daily News

Associated Press Seventeen service members participated in a re-enlistment and promotion ceremony Friday at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Navy Lt. Christopher Mikell had the honor of his daughter, Addyson, 2, attaching his new bars to his uniform.

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Renowned Staten Island artist Gregory Perillo sculpts hard hat for neighbor’s dad

Perillo sculpure of a hard hat. photo Carol Ann Benanti

By Carol Ann Benanti Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — When George Gambon lived in Tottenville, he and world-renowned artist Gregory Perillo were neighbors. They developed a unique friendship — especially after the passing of George’s dad, Howard Gambon, in the year 2000. Howard, an iron worker, sadly lost his battle with mesothelioma, a […]

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