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Firefighter’s dream ‘fulfilled’: 9/11 widow of Gerry Schrang on his legacy

FDNY Gerry Schrang, one of eight firefighters killed on 9/11 from Rescue 3, has been honored with a new firetruck in Holbrook, where he was chief of the volunteer fire department. His widow, Denise, told Peggy Spellman Hoey of Holbrook Patch how much the support of Gerry’s fellow firefighters has meant to her family over the […]

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ME to use emerging genetic technique to identify WTC remains

The New York City Chief Medical Examiner has a new technique to identify human remains. They may be able to use this on World Trade Center remains soon — possibly even by the end of this year.

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Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Visitor Center eyes 2025 opening

The long-awaited 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center has a planned opening date of September 2025. Updated designs will be unveiled soon. Construction should start within two years. The original deadline of a 2020 opening changed when nearby Arlington National Cemetery expanded, and nearby roadwork had to be completed, reports Matt Blitz for Arlington Now.

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    1. Exhibit “9/11 Remembered” — Pensacola, FL

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