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    Visiting scholars and filmmaker shed light on Afghan women’s issues

    by  • October 17, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

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    By ELYSE TORIBIO, ERICA BUCHMAN and JEREMY KELLY
    “It’s replacing one set of terrorists with another set of terrorists,” said a Afghani human rights activist in the film “Afghan Women: A History of Struggle” about the presence of the American military in the Middle Eastern country and their efforts to eliminate extremism.
    The 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 saw […]

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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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    Manhattan businesses rise again in the shadow of Ground Zero

    by  • October 10, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

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    By JOHN CHURCH and DAN O’LEARY
    When Antonio DeJesus closed the Brooks Brothers store on Sept.  11, 2001, located across the street from the World Trade Center complex, two airliners had already crashed into the towers. Within an hour the two tallest buildings in New York City collapsed into a blocks-long heap, changing the physical landscape and the […]

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    Veteran Journalists: Citizens displayed kindness, valor during 9/11

    by  • October 8, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

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    By Integritas Staff
    The Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center weren’t only about the sudden threat of suicidal extremists, but also about acts of kindness by average Americans struggling to survive the crushed towers and those risking their lives to photograph it,  a panel of veteran journalists told an audience at Ramapo College.
    Ramapo […]

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    Middletown, N.J. Remembers Sept 11

    by  • October 5, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

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    By EILEEN TRACY
    Many lives were lost on Sept 11, but no town suffered a loss like Middletown, N.J. located in Monmouth County, where 37 people did not return home from work that day.
    Middletown, about two hours from New York City, suffered the most losses in New Jersey. In honor of their memory several organizations built […]

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    Communication improves post 9/11

    by  • October 3, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    Capt. Robert Sinnaeve has been on the force for 23 years. PHOTO/ Erica Buchman

    By ERICA BUCHMAN
    On Sept. 11, 2001, Sari Weinstein was called to the main office because her father was on the phone and wanted to let her know that he was alright.  Her father, Jeremy Weinstein, worked in Manhattan but was well out of harm’s way.  He called the school because Sari, 14 at the time, […]

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    Two days in infamy

    by  • October 2, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

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    By JOHN CHURCH
    Separated by almost six decades, the United States has experienced two days that live in infamy.  Pearl Harbor and the 9/11 attacks, conflicts that occurred on opposite sides of the world, caused similar reactions in residents that remember both apocalyptic days.Large swaths of Europe, Africa, Asia and scattered island nations of the Pacific […]

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    Sept. 11 Curriculum Makes its Way to N.J. Schools

    by  • September 26, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

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    By COURTNEY LEIVA, JILLIAN PARKER and MIKE DRURY
    Although she lost no one that  September morning, Donna Gaffney remembers the anxiety she felt when she realized that her son who worked in buildings surrounding the World Trade Center, was missing for four hours.
    “I was in Michigan when I heard the news, my son worked in one […]

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