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    Then and now: A look at how the military has changed this decade

    by  • October 12, 2011 • News, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    By MEGAN ANDERLE and DAN O’LEARY
    As soon as Americans were under attack the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Cory Smith, Sgt. 1st class, knew war was imminent.
    “I started to mentally prepare myself for what was to come,” Smith said. “Units started to get plugged into tasks, and force protection was urgent, as you can imagine.”
    Smith, […]

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    Ridgewood Reflects, Remembers 12 9/11 Victims

    by  • October 3, 2011 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Ridgewood honored the 12 residents who were victims of the Sept. 11 attack with a ceremony on the tenth anniversary and a memorial exhibit in the Ridgewood Public Library // PHOTO BY ELYSE TORIBIO

    By MEGAN ANDERLE, BECKY PENHAKER and ELYSE TORIBIO
    Elizabeth Sullivan, of Ridgewood, was in eighth grade when she heard the news that her father’s best friend, Daniel McGinley, was missing on Sept. 11, 2001. Her immediate reaction was disbelief.
    “He was a funny, boisterous man,” Sullivan recalls of man who she knew since she was a child. […]

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    A Look Back: Working in Finance on 9/11

    by  • September 26, 2011 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Carol Leone, vice president of CIS. PHOTO/Megan Anderle

    By MEGAN ANDERLE
    Kevin Byrne, vice president of Fidelity, a stock brokerage company in Manhattan, spent the hectic morning of Sept. 11, 2001, taking the train out of New York after finding out what happened. It wasn’t until the afternoon that he found out his brother-in-law, William Erwin, who worked at Cantor Fitzgerald in the World […]

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    Muslim students, professors weigh in on 9/11 a decade later

    by  • September 13, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    The Salameno Spirituality Center offers prayer sessions for the Catholic, Jewish, Christian and Islamic prayer. The Center opened last year and was funded with alumni donations. Hours of worship can be found online. PHOTO/Megan Anderle. PHOTO/Megan Anderle

    By MEGAN ANDERLE
    It was September 2004 when Jannatur and Hazzatur Rahman, 16 and 17 at the time, were taken into a room at Newark airport in New Jersey where they were interrogated and searched thoroughly for four hours.
    “They were literally harassed by officers, unlike anyone else there, just because we have a Muslim last name,” […]

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