Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Wreaths across America honors 9/11 casualties at the Pentagon

Wreaths across America this week honored the 184 people murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001 at the Pentagon and aboard American Airlines Flight 77 by placing 184 wreaths on the Pentagon fence, reports Stars and Stripes.  The wreaths came from Columbia Falls, Maine. 240,000 wreaths were also laid on veterans’ graves at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Teen charged with vandalizing Tottenville 9/11 memorial

Andrew Bacolo was arrested and charged with criminal mischief Tuesday morning after vandalizing the 9/11 memorial on the corner of Amboy Road and Main Street in Staten Island’s Tottenville neighborhood, reported Paul Liotta in the Staten Island Advance. Apparently Bacolo tampered with, damaged, or removed some of the American flags on the memorial.

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9/11 Memorial still operating at a loss

The annual cost to run the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum last year was $111 million, three million dollars more than in 2015, but the museum only made $87.8 million, reports Susan Edelman in the NY Post. This is the organization’s second year running at a loss. $24 million pays staff salaries, including former CEO Joe […]

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    1. Warning – Scammers are pretending to be calling from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

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