Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Watchung’s 9/11 Memorial construction starts in spring

The Watchung 9/11 Memorial will be erected on the Village Green in the spring of 2016 and will be funded by donations. Estimated cost for the memorial is $80,000, writes Conrad Dudderar in the Echoes Sentinel on December 15, 2015. Completion of the memorial is slated for mid-summer 2016. The memorial will honor all those murdered in […]

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The last remaining relics of 9/11 will be given away by March

“After the September 11 attacks, the Port Authority stashed about 1 percent of the relics recovered from the World Trade Center ruins, everything from crushed police cars to store mannequins. All but 226 of the 2,563 pieces have been distributed— sent to 1,472 organizations in the United States and abroad” writes Susan Edelman in the NY Post […]

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LBFD members rebuild vandalized 9/11 memorial

“Bill Murphy, who built and maintained a September 11 memorial on Oceanview yards from his California Street home, noticed early Saturday that the metal frame that holds a flagpole was torn from the memorial’s base and thrown in the street. A team of Long Beach firefighters reconstructed the damaged memorial on Sunday,” writes Joseph Kellard […]

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