Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Talks begin for memorial in Holyoke to 9/11 victims

Holyoke, Massachusetts’ City Council and the Holyoke Soldiers’ Memorial Commission are planning a monument to those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 reports Mike Plaisance in MassLive.com. The meeting discussed possible locations for such a memorial. The nearby town of Westfield has a 9/11 Monument honoring three local residents who were killed at […]

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Pembroke Pines 9/11 memorial to add missing link: A police officer and his dog

The sculptor of the Pembroke Pines 9/11 Memorial in Florida plans to add the figure of an NYPD K-9 officer to the other sculptures at the memorial. Currently, the memorial consists of four huge steel statues, a firefighter, the towers themselves and a young girl symbolizing humanity and innocence, reports Susannah Bryan in the Sun Sentinel. It took Felix […]

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9/11 Memorial evacuated as a precaution after non-toxic substance left on plaza

The 9/11 Memorial Plaza was temporarily evacuated at about 5:30pm on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 after someone left a white substance there, reports Eyewitness News WABC. The substance was found to be salt and may have been used in some sort of ritual. The National 9/11 Museum beneath the Memorial Plaza was not evacuated. Shortly after […]

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