Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

$9K raised for 9/11 Memorial

By Mark Wadland Town Crier WILMINGTON – The Wilmington High School Building Committee met at the Town Hall on Tuesday, June 24 to update the Wilmington School Committee on changes made to the project and updates on the 9/11 memorial. Joanne Benton, recently retired superintendent of Wilmington Public Schools, said that Mark Marshall, who works for […]

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Thief Returns Stolen American Flag to Long Island Home

The flag returned to the home of Melissa Ielpi-Brengel.
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By Michael Hechtman New York Post A repentant thief who stole an American flag from a Long Island home returned it Friday, properly folded into a triangle, along with a note reading, “I am so sorry. I had no idea.” The flag was ripped off Monday from the Huntington Station home of Melissa Ielpi-Brengel, who […]

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Divers Deploy 9/11 Memorial Flag on Key West Shipwreck

Divers complete deploying a huge American flag Friday, July 4, 2014, on the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, a former military troop transport and missile-tracking ship scuttled more than five years ago off Key West, Fla (Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

CBS Miami/FKNB Divers in the Florida Keys decided to honor their country on July 4th by attaching a 9/11 memorial flag to a historic shipwreck. The historic wreck is located at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. The 30- by 40-foot flag, formerly flew at a Morris, Illinois, memorial park for September 11, 2001, New York […]

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