Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

9/11 memorial poster of Jackson Heights firefighter torn down; fiancée ‘hurt’

Poster courtesy of Tanya Villanueva Tepper

By Salvatore Licata Queens Courier Every year, on the anniversary of 9/11, Tanya Villanueva Tepper hangs a brand-new poster on a tree in Jackson Heights in memory of her fiancé Sergio Villanueva, a firefighter who perished during the terrorist attack. Normally, the poster remains affixed to the tree until Tepper replaces it. But this year, […]

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West Windsor’s September 11 memorial is vandalized, WTC steel beam spray-painted

West Windsor Township workers Paul Grasselli and Jack King examine the vandalism at the Ronald Roger Arboretum at Clarksville and Princeton-Hightstown roads in The Township on Monday, November 3, 2014. Martin Griff, Times of Trenton

By Keith Brown Times of Trenton West Windsor’s September 11 memorial was vandalized over the weekend with red spray-paint defacing the World Trade Center steel beam and other portions of the memorial, police said Monday. Cyrillic lettering, which is used across many Eastern European countries, was spray painted in red over the slate tile flooring […]

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Dogs named for September 11th victims help detect ovarian cancer

Dog named for Pentagon victim Sandra N. Foster Photo Robb Paniconi

By Lorraine Ash Daily Record The crowd at Annunciation Center at the College of St. Elizabeth was all cheers and smiles Wednesday night as three top researchers presented the progress they’re making on their ovarian cancer projects. “We can’t do our work without you,” said Dr. Michael Goldberg, a scientist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute […]

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