Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Abington to dedicate 9/11 Memorial in September

A 206-pound piece of steel salvaged from the rubble that once was the World Trade Center, will be made into a memorial in front of the Abington police station in Abingdon, MA. The memorial should open in time for the fifteenth anniversary of the attacks. It is a project of Abingdon resident Christie Coombs, whose husband, Jeff […]

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Street renaming for Court Officer Theodore Leoutsakos, who died of site-related illness

City Council approved a number of new street renamings last Thursday. One of them is for a member of the September 11th community, reports Christopher Barca in the Queens Chronicle. The corner of 29th Street and 21st Avenue will be named for Court Officer Theodore Leoutsakos who died of World Trade Center-related pancreatic cancer years after […]

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Whitestone street named ‘Vincent Cangelosi Memorial Way’ for resident who lost his life during 9/11 attack

On Tuesday, the corner of 154th Street and 26th Avenue in Whitestone, Queens was renamed Vincent Cangelosi Memorial Way  in honor of a local resident killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, reported Suzanne Monteverdi of Queens.com The ceremony renamed the street and dedicated a memorial park adjacent to the newly named street corner. The […]

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