Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Honoring fallen 9/11 hero, Lt. Mario Bastidas, FDNY Paramedic

On what would have been his 28th wedding anniversary, Lt. Mario Bastidas was honored by a street co-naming at the site of his first marital home, 73rd Place between 57th Avenue and the Queens Midtown Expressway in Maspeth. His widow, Penelope Bastidas, attended, reports the Queens Chronicle. Lt. Bastidas, an FDNY paramedic died of World Trade Center-related illness […]

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Chimes give voice to Flight 93 heroes across windy memorial site near Shanksville

The last portion of the Flight 93 Memorial is nearing completion. The 93-foot high windchime, Tower of Voices, has an aluminium tube tuned to a different pitch for each crew member and passenger aboard the doomed flight, writes Stephen Huba for the Tribune-Review. Brett Fugate is the man responsible for making music with the wind and the tubes. […]

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Mayor dedicates $250K in ‘TLC’ for Postcards 9/11 Memorial on Staten Island

Staten Island’s 9/11 memorial Postcards will be upgraded with a  $250,000 donation from the New York City Economic Development Corporation, reports Victoria Priola for the Staten Island Advance. The money will provide new coating to protect the stone from corrosion and modernize the lighting at the September 11th monument that shows the silhouettes of the 274 Staten Islanders killed […]

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