There’s a Leak at World Trade Center Feared to Be in River Wall: Sources

Murray Weiss DNA Info

An underground leak has been discovered within the World Trade Center complex — and officials fear the seepage may be coming from the slurry wall that separates the newly rebuilt Ground Zero site from the Hudson River, DNAinfo New York has learned.

Workers began to hear the sound of rushing water behind the walls of lower concourses of the complex within the last two weeks, according to sources.

The discovery prompted the Port Authority to quietly call in engineering and construction experts to try to identify its cause, sources said. Read More »

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Passing of WTC survivor Marcy Borders

Jonathan Lin The Jersey Journal 

Bayonne, NJ– After a yearlong battle with stomach cancer, Marcy Borders — the woman known as the “Dust Lady” from the iconic photo taken of her as she escaped from the Twin Towers on September 11 — has died, according to Facebook posts by multiple family members.

Marcy Borders, of Bayonne, the woman known by most as the "Dust Lady" from the iconic photo snapped of her, distraught and covered in dust, shortly after she escaped from the Twin Towers, died on Aug. 25, 2015, after a battle with stomach cancer. She is pictured here on Nov. 26, 2014. Reena Rose Sibayan, The Jersey Journal

Marcy Borders, of Bayonne, the woman known by most as the “Dust Lady” from the iconic photo snapped of her, distraught and covered in dust, shortly after she escaped from the Twin Towers, died on Aug. 25, 2015, after a battle with stomach cancer. She is pictured here on Nov. 26, 2014. Reena Rose Sibayan, The Jersey Journal

Michael Borders, Marcy Borders’ brother, said in a Facebook post at 11:22 a.m. yesterday that he needed everyone to pray for her, before posting about 12 hours later: “I can’t believe my sister is gone.” Read More »

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September 11 memorial in Carlstadt honors Grandcolas, Judge and Pycior

Kelly Nicholaides South Bergenite

Bold and uplifting, the September 11 memorial commands attention at Carlstadt Village Green Park on Broad Street.

The steel arms rise from a granite block, holding up the twisted steel beam of the September 11 memorial as Old Glory waves in the background at Village Green Park in Carlstadt.  Photo by Kelly Nicholaides

The steel arms rise from a granite block, holding up the twisted steel beam of the September 11 memorial as Old Glory waves in the background at Village Green Park in Carlstadt.  Photo by Kelly Nicholaides

Fourteen years since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, the resolve, reflection, and respect remains unshakable.

“The September 11 memorial is another sign of the greatness of Carlstadt,” said Borough Operations Manager Joe Crifasi.

Located adjacent to the pergola along the Third Street section of the park, the memorial honors three individuals with ties to Carlstadt – Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas, Father Mychal Judge and Joe Pycior. Read More »

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