Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

West Windsor 9/11 Memorial vandalism probe continues

September 11th Memorial at West Windsor photo Princeton Packet

By Jennifer Kohlhepp Princeton Packet West Windsor, NJ — The township has cleaned up most of the vandalism at the 9/11 Memorial but the incident continues to disappoint and frustrate the mayor. Sometime between Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 portions of the township’s 9/11 Memorial, including a metal beam from the World Trade Center, were […]

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9/11 memorial poster of Jackson Heights firefighter torn down; fiancée ‘hurt’

Poster courtesy of Tanya Villanueva Tepper

By Salvatore Licata Queens Courier Every year, on the anniversary of 9/11, Tanya Villanueva Tepper hangs a brand-new poster on a tree in Jackson Heights in memory of her fiancé Sergio Villanueva, a firefighter who perished during the terrorist attack. Normally, the poster remains affixed to the tree until Tepper replaces it. But this year, […]

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West Windsor’s September 11 memorial is vandalized, WTC steel beam spray-painted

West Windsor Township workers Paul Grasselli and Jack King examine the vandalism at the Ronald Roger Arboretum at Clarksville and Princeton-Hightstown roads in The Township on Monday, November 3, 2014. Martin Griff, Times of Trenton

By Keith Brown Times of Trenton West Windsor’s September 11 memorial was vandalized over the weekend with red spray-paint defacing the World Trade Center steel beam and other portions of the memorial, police said Monday. Cyrillic lettering, which is used across many Eastern European countries, was spray painted in red over the slate tile flooring […]

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