Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Medal awarded to honor brother killed in 9/11 attack

Blue Mountain Eagle Gerry Iken of Prairie City has been honored with a replica Congressional Gold Medal, commemorating the loss of his brother, Michael Patrick Iken, in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The U.S. Mint recently prepared three original gold medals, one for each of the sites hit on Sept. 11, 2001 – The World Trade […]

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9/11 victim Amy O’Doherty a woman for all seasons

Amy O'Doherty, family photo

By Phil Reisman Lohud.com On Monday I received a special book in the mail titled, “Amy’s Greenhouse, Learn & Grow.” It is written for young children, but it is for all of us. This is a book about remembrance and the lovely cycle of life — perfect for mid October, as the leaves begin to […]

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Dozen cops who died from 9/11-related illnesses have names added to the NYPD Memorial Wall 

 Two-year-old twins, Max and Owen Cioffi, are held up near their father's name Lt. Steven Cioffi. Susan Watts/New York Daily News

By Barry Paddock New York Daily News The names of a dozen cops who succumbed to 9/11-related illnesses — including two who died several years ago — were added Friday to the NYPD Memorial Wall in Battery Park City. “It was bittersweet,” said Delores Weiner, 57, a retired NYPD detective whose brother, Detective Thomas Weiner died […]

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