Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

At Postcards memorial in St. George, a solemn tribute to 9/11 victims

The sun sets behind the 9-11 Postcards Memorial on the St. George Esplanade during the annual September 11 memorial ceremony for Staten Island victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks in lower Manhattan. Thursday September 11, 2014. (Staten Island Advance/Anthony DePrimo)

By Mira Wassef Staten Island Advance 7:54 p.m.: The emotional evening concluded with the rose ceremony. Several members of the FDNY, city officials and family members placed a single rose on the Postcards memorial as a tribute to loved ones. De Blasio, Oddo, Ms. James and Ms. Mark-Viverito also participated. Rep. Michael Grimm also placed […]

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9/11 fallen heroes to be awarded medals

The Pentagon (Photo: Chip Somodevilla Getty Images)

By Vanessa Herring WUSA9 ARLINGTON, Va. — As we approach the September 11th anniversary, thousands of people who lost their lives are being honored. The men and women who died during the terrorist attacks in Pennsylvania, New York, and at the Pentagon will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. One hundred eighty four people died […]

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Flight 93 Site Toured on 9/11 Anniversary Eve

Visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial hold a giant flag as they participate in a sunset memorial service at sunset on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Associated Press SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — On a tour of Flight 93 National Memorial work in progress, National Park Service officials expressed hope Wednesday the site would “keep the story alive” well beyond any anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The memorial marks the spot where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed 13 years ago […]

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