September 9, 2011 RSS feed / 9/11 10th Anniversary

Tribute Park Morphs From Empty Lot To Fitting Tribute

Originally published September, 2009. In the days after the WTC attack on September 11, 2001, when it became clear that Rockaway was perhaps the hardest hit community in the city, More...

Eerie Remnants of WTC Attacks Preserved At JFK Hangar

Remnants of the World Trade Center including steel, artifacts, emergency vehicles and others items are being preserved inside a hangar at JFK Airport. More...

After Ten Years, 9/11 Terrorist Attack Still Touches Rockaway

It is difficult to believe that it has been ten years since more than 70 peninsula residents died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and since hundreds watched the majestic buildings fall in Manhattan from the bay wall along More...

We Will Always Remember Those Who Were Lost

*Joe Agnello *Eric Allen *Richie Allen *Michael Andrews *Ezra Aviles *Steve Belson*Gennady Boyarsky *Pamela Boyce *Brandon Buchanan *Matthew Burke*Frank Callahan *Liam Callahn *Marcia Carter *Paul Cascio *Mandy Chang-Burke*Anthony Coladonato More...

‘The Day I Lost My Heart’

Husband of Missing Far Rockaway Woman Speaks

Originally published September 29, 2001. In the nearly three weeks since the attack on the World Trade Center, many people have managed to hold on to the slightest hope that their loved ones are still alive. More...

Scores Reported Missing in WTC Terrorist Attack

Originally published September 22, 2001. While it is still much too early to tell, a survey of local churches, synagogues and other institutions on the peninsula indicates that upwards of 75 Rockaway residents have been reported as missing More...


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