• Posts Tagged ‘Sept. 11’

    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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    Sept. 11 First Responders Give Back

    by  • October 10, 2011 • Features, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    First Responder John Feal at Ground Zero (Photo Courtesy of John Feal)

    By COURTNEY LEIVA
    On Sept. 12, 2001, demolition supervisor John Feal was working with his team of Construction Demolition experts on cleanup and recovery efforts of Ground Zero. As Feal was supervising his team in cleaning up the debris, 8,000 pounds of steel came loose from a huge pile and crushed his left foot.
    “I went into […]

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    Review: A Real-Life Tragedy on the Big Screen

    by  • October 2, 2011 • Features • 0 Comments

    Oliver Stone's "World Trade Center" features Nicolas Cage and Michael Peña as two Port Authority officers who become trapped in the remains of the South Tower.

    By JEREMY KELLY
    Nearly every year, Hollywood releases a slew of disaster films; they can concern manmade tragedies, such as “Titanic,” or acts of nature, such as “Deep Impact” and “The Day After Tomorrow.” Viewers are invariably drawn to these movies, and they’re bound to create astounding box office numbers.
    But when it comes to true events, […]

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    Near-victims Healing Post 9/11

    by  • September 26, 2011 • Features • 0 Comments

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    By ERICA BUCHMAN AND JEREMY KELLY
    Sept. 11, 2001 began as a normal day, but by early morning, it would become tragic for the nearly 3,000 who perished at the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and a field in Pa. after acts of terrorism. But for those who sat at home anxious for news or those […]

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    The 9/11 Generation Reflects on Sept. 11 a Decade Later

    by  • September 19, 2011 • News • 0 Comments

    Pete Negron speaks about his father, Peter Negron, at this year's September 11 Memorial. Peter Negron worked on the 88th floor of the north tower. The picture on the left is Pete from 2003, and the one on the right is from this year, now 21 years old. -photo by Luiz C. Ribeiro/Pool/Getty Images; ABC News

    By JOE CARLSON, EILEEN TRACY and LAUREN MENNEN
    The terror attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 reshaped America’s sense of security, but more specifically, it impacted the next generation of leaders’ views on safety, terrorism and patriotism.
    This new generation, called Millennials, generally consists of those born around 1980 up until 2005. Millennials are […]

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