Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Hundreds planting 22,000 seedlings at Flight 93 memorial to reforest strip mine

Associated Press SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Hundreds of volunteers are joining Pennsylvania forestry officials in a massive tree-planting project at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County. About 22,000 seedlings will be planted today and Saturday at the site in Stonycreek Township, according to the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. United Flight 93 crashed […]

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Weather blamed for damages to North Tonawanda’s 9/11 memorial

Nancy Fischer  News Niagara NORTH TONAWANDA – The harsh winter weather, not vandalism, was blamed for damage that brought down a tower in the city’s 9/11 Memorial. The monument in Brauer Park, next to City Hall, was dedicated September 11, 2014, and includes a piece of steel salvaged from the wreckage of the World Trade […]

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Olive Shrubs Threatening Flight 93 Memorial Park

KDKA Pittsburgh After a destructive fire wiped out part of the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, another threat looms over the park: Autumn Olive shrubs. The National Park Service says the non-native shrubs are taking over the Memorial park and threatening thousands of trees planted there. Next week 35 volunteers, with the help of exotic plant management specialists, will remove […]

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