Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Ridgefield Park renames stretch of road for FBI agent/volunteer firefighter killed in 9/11 attacks

The village of Ridgefield Park has renamed Euclid Avenue from Brewster Avenue to Brinkerhoff Street as “Leonard Hatton Jr. Way” in honor of the only FBI special agent killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This stretch of road is in front of the firehouse where Hatton served as a volunteer firefighter, writes Monsy Alvarado […]

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With new trail, Flight 93 memorial a pilgrimage site for bicyclists

The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance had a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial marked the beginning of a 1,300-mile trail connecting the Flight 93 memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania to the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, VA and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York, reported Daniel Moore in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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9/11 firefighter’s nephew calls on city to finish Postcards Memorial by adding names of those who died of 9/11 illnesses

A Staten Island man whose firefighter uncle was killed in the 2001 terrorist attacks is asking the city  to include the names of those who have died of 9/11-related illnesses on the Postcards Memorial, reports Rachel Shapiro in the Staten Island Advance. An unfinished memorial to those who have died of World Trade Center-related illnesses is adjacent to the Postcard’s […]

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