Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

World Trade Center beam displayed in eastern Plano

Brittany Feagans ┬áPlano Star Courier More than 1,500 miles separate Plano from Manhattan, but a 6,600-pound relic will connect the City of Excellence with Ground Zero and the memories of 9/11. Stationed outside a house that belongs to the Plano Firefighters Association at 1506 Municipal Ave., the large chunk of steel and concrete serves as […]

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Service dog for returning veterans named in honor of FDNY Fire Marshal Ronald Bucca

FDNY Fire Marshal Ronald Bucca dedicated his life to public service, as an FDNY member for 23 years and in the United States Army for 29 years. On September 11, 2001 Fire Marshal Bucca made the supreme sacrifice while rescuing victims trapped inside the World Trade Center. He is the only FDNY Fire Marshal in […]

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Biology majors evaluate Flight 93 reforestation efforts in Shanksville

Tyler Miller The Penn Cassandra Krul (senior, biology) and Ian Forte (senior, biology) are working to evaluate the reforestation efforts at the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville. The memorial commemorates the site of the crash of United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. Under […]

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