Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Photo of Postcards Memorial at the height of Hurricane Sandy and today 

On this second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, see a “then and now” interactive photograph of the Postcards Memorial, shown at the height of the storm and now, by clicking here. A number of pictures of Staten Island during and after the storm are displayed within the link. Postcards honors the 274 Staten Island victims of […]

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Council honors Fullerton man for 9/11 memorial

Townley at his memorial File photo by Mindy Schauer

By Lou Ponsi Orange County Register The City Council last week honored a resident who has gone to great lengths to memorialize one of the darkest day’s [sic – days] in the nation’s history. Scott Townley, a Fullerton resident who has been erecting a memorial on the front lawn of his home on the anniversary […]

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Miles Kirkland, 9/11 victims honored at new Richmond Terrace memorial gardens

Patti Newman, Taliima Smith 16, and Mala England 16, both Curtis HS students as they pull the weeds out from the bushes in from the 120 Pct. (Staten Island Advance/Hilton Flores)

By Vincent Barone Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The spirit of late Curtis High School football player Miles Kirkland will live on through a new garden on Richmond Terrace. Volunteers with the Health for Youth organization took to St. George on Saturday to plant two new memorial gardens–one for Kirkland and a second […]

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