Monthly Archives: April 2012

Volunteers plant trees for Flight 93 memorial

By Sean D. Hamill Pittsburgh Post-Gazette When the goal is to plant 150,000 trees over 250 acres in a reforestation effort on an old strip mine, it can seem daunting for any one person to try. “But acting together as a group, like the passengers did on Flight 93, we can accomplish a lot,” Joe […]

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Family awards scholarship in name of White Plains 9/11 victim The memory of Sharon Balkcom, a victim of the 9/11 terror attacks, will live on in the life and achievements of a college student whom recently received a scholarship in Balkcom‚Äôs name. Toni Benjamin, left, stands with Joan Balkcom of Greenburgh, sister of Sharon Balkcom, who died in the 9/11 terror attacks. (The Sharon […]

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Future unclear for sculpture that survived 9/11

Newsday The 45,000-pound sphere sculpture that emerged largely intact from the rubble of the World Trade Center following the September 11 attacks faces an uncertain future as officials prepare to remove it from the park where it has been on display for a decade.”The Sphere,” originally dedicated as a monument to world peace through trade, […]

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