Monthly Archives: June 2012

Port Authority head supports returning Sphere to 9-11 Memorial, but doesn’t insist on it

By Larry Higgs Asbury Park Press The brother of a New York City firefighter who lost his life in the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, wants the iconic Sphere sculpture, which stood in the plaza of the trade center, returned to the site. So do Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials, […]

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Upset by 9/11 museum delay, some victims’ families accuse NY, NJ governors of betraying dead

Associated Press NEW YORK— Some 9/11 families upset over the delay in completing the September 11 museum are accusing the governors of New York and New Jersey of betraying the terrorist attack victims. More than 200 family members signed a letter sent Wednesday to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Gov. Chris Christie. It calls on them to […]

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Hundreds mourn the death of Ground Zero hero Lt. Christopher Pupo, 40

By Sarah Armaghan New York Daily News A beloved NYPD lieutenant who spent months at Ground Zero was mourned by hundreds at his wake Wednesday night, just days after he died of cancer that had spread throughout his body, his heartbroken family said.Lt. Christopher Pupo, a Special Operations Lieutenant at the 41st Precinct in the […]

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