Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Rain Doesn’t Stop Hundreds from Honoring 9/11 First Responders at Memorial Wall in Nesconset

Lauren R. Harrison Newsday The pouring rain Saturday morning did not keep more than 400 people from solemnly gathering at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset to honor first responders who died from illnesses related to their heroic efforts at Ground Zero. One hundred names were added to three, 20-foot-long, 6-foot-high walls of granite at […]

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18 slain NYPD cops added to headquarters’ memorial wall

Natasha Velez and Shawn Cohen New York Post The names of over a dozen fallen NYPD officers were added to the memorial wall at police headquarters during a ceremony Thursday morning. “We honor 18 courageous members of the NYPD who also gave everything to the city they loved,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said before the officers’ family […]

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Donors, volunteers prune Flight 93 Memorial Groves

Tribune-Review Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial volunteers, along with five Davey Tree Expert Company staff members, spent six hours Saturday pruning 1,500 trees in the park’s Memorial Groves. The groves are dedicated to the 40 passengers and crew of United Flight 93, who struggled with terrorist hijackers who planned to use the aircraft in […]

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