Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Bill to designate 9/11 site as national memorial to be considered in Congress

A proposed Congressional bill to designate the 9/11 Memorial a national memorial and authorizing funds for its operations and security was passed out of committee and could be voted on by the House of Representatives next week, writes Rose Krebs in the Burlington County Times on February 3, 2016 The bill was introduced by Congressman […]

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Families of 9/11 heroes moved by artistic tributes at NYPD headquarters

Rocco Parascandola writes in the February 2, 2016 issue of the New York Daily News about a luncheon to mark the extension of the Zadroga Act that featured paintings of some of the police officers who either were killed during the attacks or who died of site-related illnesses due to their work during the recovery effort. A […]

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Friends of fallen 9/11 FDNY Captain Vernon Richard want Brooklyn school named for him

A group called “Friends of the Late Captain Vernon Richard” have been trying since 2011 to rename a school in Brooklyn after the FDNY Captain who was killed while responding to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Despite their efforts and a petition,no school officials seem interested in renaming a school, writes Ginger Adams Otis in […]

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