Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Gravesend Corner Named in Memory of FDNY Hero

Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Daily Eagle A Gravesend street corner now bears the name of a firefighter who worked on the recovery effort at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks and who later contracted cancer. The city officially re-named the corner of Highlawn Avenue and West 11th Street “Firefighter William […]

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From our friends at the Patrolmens’ Benevolent Association

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association PBA Memorial Wall On September 17, 2014, a new Memorial Wall took its place at the entrance to the PBA’s headquarters in Manhattan. This important tribute to our fallen brothers and sisters is the culmination of a year of effort by the PBA’s board officers and staff, and includes the names of […]

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Hundreds gather at Flight 93 memorial for September 11 ceremony

Family members and friends linger Wednesday evening after carrying in luminaries to the victims' wall at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette

By Torsten Ove Pittsburgh Post-Gazette STONYCREEK — The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives today donated the flag that flew above the U.S. Capitol on September 11, 2001, to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County. Dennis Hastert, who was speaker on that day, presented the 7-by-14-foot flag — still soiled by […]

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