• Post-9/11, is sports morale still high?

    by  • October 9, 2011 • 0 Comments

    The New York Jets hosted the first Sunday Night Football game of the NFL season at the Meadowlands, and paid their tribute to Sept. 11 before the game.

    By JEREMY KELLY
    Following the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001, nearly all forms of recreation were overshadowed by the grief of a nation. College and professionals postponed sporting events for the following week as the country reflected on what had happened and looked to gain perspective on America in the age of terrorism.
    More than a […]

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    The Second Day

    by  • October 8, 2011 • 0 Comments

    Picasa- Brook with the Fireman

    By JILLIAN PARKER
    On Sept. 10, 2001, a four year old boy was enjoying his first day at kindergarten at P.S. 150 in Manhattan. On his second day he lived through 9/11, which would change the rest of his life.
    Brooke Peters grew up around the men of FDNY. His mom volunteered in Soho since 1997. His […]

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

    by  • October 8, 2011 • 0 Comments

    Kevin Flynn, Jim Dwyer, Tom Lueck, Tom Franklin after 9/11 panel. PHOTO/Eileen Tracy

    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 • 0 Comments

    Headstones at Memorial Gardens

    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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    Ridgewood Reflects, Remembers 12 9/11 Victims

    by  • October 3, 2011 • 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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    Communication improves post 9/11

    by  • October 3, 2011 • 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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    Cashing in on Catastrophe

    by  • October 2, 2011 • 0 Comments

    poker chip

    By JOE CARLSON

     Pictures. Coins. Playing cards. Lapel Pins. These four items have absolutely nothing in common, except that in the 10 years since September 11, 2001, manufacturers have made millions of dollars, exploiting the biggest tragedy on American soil since the attack on Pearl Harbor.
    On Amazon.com the search term 9/11 t-shirts comes up with 867 […]

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    Two days in infamy

    by  • October 2, 2011 • 0 Comments

    Hawaii December 7, 1941 - USS Arizona burning at Pearl Harbor. - Library of Congress

    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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