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Princeton World Trade Center beam finally finds a permanent home

Controversy over the future home of a piece of steel from the World Trade Center acquired for a September 11 memorial in Princeton, NJ has ended with the decision that the steel will be housed outside St. Paul’s Church in Princeton writes Philip Sean Curran of Central The issue was hotly debated because the 10-foot steel beam […]

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Boston College will honor 9/11 hero Welles Crowther with red bandanna uniforms vs. Clemson

Welles Crowther, a securities trader who was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, is better known as “The Man with the Red Bandanna”. Crowther, 24, an alumnus of Boston College, gave his life helping others escape the South Tower, reports Dakota Randall of NESN. During the Boston College game against the Clemson Tigers on Friday, […]

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Streets named for Westbury firefighters who responded to 9/11

The Town of Hempstead has dedicated two streets to Westbury firefighters who died of World Trade Center illnesses after assisting with the recovery efforts after the terrorist attacks reported David Olson in Newsday. Richard Dellacona died in 2012 of the rare cancer leiomyosarcoma. He was 60. Robert Langer, 62, died of pancreatic cancer. Sadly, Langer’s widow will have to […]

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