Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

City to Rename Uptown Streets for 9/11 Responders PO Bruce Reynolds, EMT Luis De Peña, Jr. and Others

Lindsay Armstrong, DNAInfo WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Four local streets will be renamed in honor of men who contributed to the Uptown community — including one of the first Dominican players in Major League Baseball, two 9/11 responders and a community activist. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation Monday approving the co-namings, which were sponsored by City Councilman Ydanis […]

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Kingston-built fireboat immortalizes 9/11 victim William Feehan, FDNY

Patrick Kennedy, The Kingston Whig-Standard What’s in a name? Should that name be William M. Feehan and it graces a state-of-the-art fireboat, and should those 14 letters, which when tied together commemorate a hero, are milled from an I-beam lifted from the rubble and ruin of the World Trade Centre 14 years ago, well, then the […]

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A Ride to Remember

Andrew Hackmack Long Island Herald Right on schedule, Michele Walsh Myers pulled up to the Seaford 9/11 Memorial on two wheels last Saturday afternoon. What she wasn’t expecting was everything that followed. Myers, 48, a Seaford native who now lives in Rochester, completed a 450-mile bicycle trip, called the Ride to Remember, from July 25 […]

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