Posts in 9/11 Community
​​Kewaskum Remembers 9/11

“The memorial, designed by a Kewaskum High School graduate, will for many years to come be a space of reflection for visitors from Kewaskum and Washington County, the State of Wisconsin​, and beyond. With a beam of steel recovered from the North Tower of the World Trade Center as its center piece, the memorial will serve to honor not only those who perished, including a Kewaskum Graduate - Andrea Lyn Haberman, but also all those who responded to the atrocity of 9/11.​..”

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9/11 Victims Compensation Fund reauthorization passes the House, goes to Senate

“WASHINGTON – On Friday, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize a fund that compensates victims of 9/11 and their families. The bill passed by a large margin in a 402-12 vote and now goes to the Senate. 11 Republicans and Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., were the only lawmakers to vote against it…”

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A Lawton teen is finalizing plans to create a memorial to 9/11 in Elmer Thomas Park.

A Lawton teen is finalizing plans to create a memorial to 9/11 in Elmer Thomas Park…

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3 retired FDNY firefighters die within 48 hour period

“Retired FDNY Lt. Timothy O’Neill died April 5, and Firefighter Kevin Lennon on April 4, both from 9/11-related cancers, and retired Fire Marshal Michael Andreachi died within the same period…”

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9/11 Victim Compensation Fund renewal bill clears major hurdle with backing by GOP congressman

“The bill to renew the cash-strapped 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is getting a major boost, with the backing of the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee…”

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Holdout Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw — who once snubbed 9/11 survivor — signs on to Victim Compensation Fund renewal

“Using 9/11 to bash Omar when Crenshaw wasn’t backing the 9/11 bill — while she was — rubbed some responders the wrong way. They called him out on Twitter, including one who had gotten the brush off from the Texan in the hallways of Capitol Hill…”

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9-11 first responders finally get their own tribute at Ground Zero

“About 17 and a half years after the 9/11 terror attack on the World Trade Center, first responders are finally getting their own tribute at the Memorial Plaza on the Ground Zero site…”

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9/11 Memorial Glade Opens to the Public

"Searching and digging at Ground Zero without being asked, without being told and without thinking about the consequences…”

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Officials demand permanent funding for 9/11 victims compensation to stem 'escalating crisis'

“Politicians and advocates rallied in lower Manhattan Wednesday in support of a federal bill that would permanently authorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act…”

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9/11 1st Responders & Volunteers...Where Are They Now?

People from all walks of life “answered the call” to help during our darkest hours…where are they now?

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New 9/11 Memorial Glade opens Thursday; honors those sickened by Ground Zero toxins