Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

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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Fire hasn’t disrupted operations at Flight 93 memorial

By Andrew Goldstein Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Monica Metz said her heart ached when she heard about the fire last week at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County. But that didn’t stop her from visiting the site with her family Monday afternoon. “My sister and brother have never seen it,” said Ms. Metz, 66, of […]

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17 Firefighter–Marines honored for sacrifice

By Vanessa Remmers The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg Raymond Downey’s 8-year-old granddaughter ran her fingers across the engraved name and face of the grandfather she’s never met. Two steel beams that were once part of the World Trade Center towered over her. The beams, erect yet slightly crumbled at the top, were the last pieces of […]

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