Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Former FDNY lieutenant from North Bellmore honored posthumously

The corner of Waltoffer and Washington Avenues in North Bellmore is now known as Lt. Steven Sorger Avenue, reports Jesse Coburn in Newsday. A dedication ceremony was held last week to honor a local FDNY officer who died of World Trade Center-related illness on March 11 of this year. Lt. Sorger was 62 and spent months on the […]

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FDNY chief of department pays tribute to military ‘big brothers’ at War on Terrorism memorial

The FDNY’s chief of department, James Leonard, attended the dedication of Fort Benning’s memorial to the Global War on Terrorism this week, reports Chuck Williams of the Ledger-Enquirer. The names of 6,915 U.S. service members who have died since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks appear on the granite memorial, which also has steel from the north tower […]

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Tower of Voices wind chime on display at Flight 93 memorial

The only uncompleted portion of the National Flight 93 Memorial is the Tower of Voices, a 93-foot high windchime tower with one five to ten foot long chime for each passenger and crewmember of United Flight 93 during its final flight on September 11, 2001. The crew and passengers fought against the hijackers, crashing the […]

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