Category Archives: 9/11 Memorials

Lt. Edith Torres, FDNY EMS, honored by street-naming ceremony

On July 17, 2021, an Astoria street was named for FDNY EMS Lt. Edith Torres, who died of World Trade Center-related cancer in 2017. The intersection of 34th Avenue and 21st Street is now known as EMS Lt. Edith Elida Torres Way, reports Julia Moro for Queens.com. Lt. Torres served the FDNY for 23 years, […]

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Veterans fear WTC beam left behind in Afghanistan could fall into Taliban’s hands

A 10-foot tall beam from the World Trade Center given to US troops is unaccounted for after American military left Bagram Airbase.

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9/11 Memorial in Milton, WI will remain standing

New reports say that the 9/11 memorial in Milton Wisconsin’s Community Park will remain, after a complaint about its metal angel.

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