Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

New Paltz to create 9/11 memorial

Fire Chief Kevin McGuire, left, Police Chief Joseph Snyder and Butch Dener hold a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, which will be incorporated into the memorial. Kelly Marsh, Times Herald-Record

By Kelly Marsh Times Herald Record The New Paltz fire and police departments have begun fundraising to create a 9/11 memorial at Fire Station 2 on North Putt Corners Road. A piece of steel from the World Trade Center will be incorporated into the memorial. The steel will be joined with a stanchion from the […]

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Heartfelt Welcome Greets 9/11 First Responders after 1,400-Mile Journey to the Navy SEAL Museum

By Lauren Hills CBS 12 News  To see a video, please click here. FT PIERCE, Fla. — Between hugs and handshakes, New York City firefighter Louis Strandberg could hardly get a moment to himself. “It’s hard to put into words.”

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Street dedicated to NYPD Officer Francis T. Pitone

The unveiling of a street sign dedicated to Officer Francis T. Pitone, an NYPD officer and September 11 first responder who died last August, was met with applause.

By David Weingrad Long Island Herald Hanging below the traditional green street sign on Corey Lane in East Meadow is another one, a blue commemorative sign reading “Officer Francis T. Pitone Ln,” in honor of a 20-year New York Police Department officer, a first responder after the September 11 attacks, who died last August. Frank […]

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