Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Hundreds gather in New Dorp for vigil honoring NYPD officers killed in the line of duty

People hold candles during a community vigil in front of the 122 Precinct stationhouse to remember the 813 NYPD officers killed in the line of duty.(Staten Island Advance/Bill Lyons)

By Ryan Lavis Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Retired detective Thomas Kosnik had only one reason for attending a vigil Thursday that honored NYPD officers killed in the line of duty: he wanted to keep the memory alive of his slain colleagues, Det. James Nemorin, and Det. Rodney Andrews, who were executed on […]

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Hastert to speak at Flight 93 anniversary

By Staff Daily American Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Dennis Hastert, who was Speaker on 9/11, will deliver remarks at the annual observance at the Flight 93 National Memorial. This year’s commemoration will be highlighted by the first public display of the Congressional Gold Medal that will be presented to Flight 93 National Memorial […]

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Renewed remembrance: Lawrence firefighters 9/11 mural restored, ready for re-dedication

Jimmy Flynn of the Lawrence Fire Department and Firefighter Timmy Boutin look at the 9-11 mural that was restored this summer, Photo Amy Sweeney

By Jill Harmacinski Eagle Tribune LAWRENCE, MA — In April, faded by time, wind and weather, the giant mural that memorializes firefighters who gave their lives at Ground Zero was temporarily removed from a cement wall next to a city firehouse on South Broadway. Now, four months later, with bold, refreshed colors visible after 90 hours […]

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