Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

9/11 Memorial planned for Springfield’s [MA] Riverfront Park

Plans have been unveiled for a permanent 9/11 memorial in Springfield, Massachusetts, reports Paul Tuthill of WAMC. The memorial will feature a 12-foot piece of steel from the World Trade Center. The memorial will be lit at night so that shadows of the beam will symbolize the lost towers. A date for construction of the […]

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9/11 Memorial and Museum loses $25M in first full year

The private nonprofit foundation that controls the  9/11 Memorial and Museum has filed 2015 tax records showing $108 million of expenses and income of $87.3 million, a deficit of $25.2 million, reports Susan Edelman in the New York Post. The drop is mostly from the spending of government grants used to construct the museum. Spokesman Michael Frazier was quoted as […]

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Names of Staten Island’s 9/11 first responders coming to memorial

The Postcards 9/11 Memorial on Staten Island will now add the names of rescue and recovery workers who have died of site-related illnesses since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 to a wall near Postcards, reports Rachel Shapiro in the Staten Island Advance. Both the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association and the Uniformed Firefighters Association have gathered names of […]

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