Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

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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9/11 survivor recalls the horror

By Carlos E. Medina Ocala Star Banner Valecia Parker was sitting in her cubicle in the Pentagon 13 years ago when she thought an earthquake had hit. That was the last thing she remembers from the day American Airlines Flight 77 was crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Her memories don’t start again […]

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High Point survivor helps dedicate new 9/11 memorial

Jimmy Tomlin, High Point Enterprise KERNERSVILLE —Roscoe “Tad” Tadlock, who survived the deadly terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, stood near another survivor Thursday morning — a rusty steel beam salvaged from the ruins of the World Trade Center’s South Tower in New York City. Thirteen years ago, the High Point businessman had been on […]

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