• Posts Tagged ‘world trade center’

    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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    Generations apart

    by  • October 10, 2011 • Features • 0 Comments

    My sister, Ariana, and I.

    By  MICHAEL DRURY
    A two year old can barely grasp the concept of language, let alone the events that took place on 9/11. That’s exactly how old my sister, Ariana Drury, was 10 years ago. Now, at the age of 12, she is just beginning to understand what 9/11 is; however, her knowledge and the change […]

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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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    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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    Mets Remember 9/11

    by  • September 19, 2011 • Sports, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    By MICHAEL DRURY
    At this time 10 years ago, the world came to a screeching halt. The Sept. 11th attacks left its mark in Major League Baseball, perhaps more so on the Mets and Yankees. Following the events of 9/11 both teams felt it necessary to help out a city in need. The Yankees erected a […]

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