New Paltz to create 9/11 memorial

By Kelly Marsh Times Herald Record

 Fire Chief Kevin McGuire, left, Police Chief Joseph Snyder and Butch Dener hold a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, which will be incorporated into the memorial. Kelly Marsh, Times Herald-Record

Fire Chief Kevin McGuire, left, Police Chief Joseph Snyder and Butch Dener hold a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, which will be incorporated into the memorial. Kelly Marsh, Times Herald-Record

The New Paltz fire and police departments have begun fundraising to create a 9/11 memorial at Fire Station 2 on North Putt Corners Road.

A piece of steel from the World Trade Center will be incorporated into the memorial. The steel will be joined with a stanchion from the north tower at a meditation area near a tree that now memorializes the event.

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