Ground Zero

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/07/2014 at 8:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Wednesday: Sunshine and a few clouds. High 67. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Cloudy skies early, then off and on rain showers overnight. Low 52. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

UPDATE: Plane part found near WTC site ‘believed’ to be from 9/11 plane, says Boeing
UPDATE: Plane part found near WTC site ‘believed’ to be from 9/11 plane, says Boeing
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/29/2013 at 11:56AM

UPDATE Monday, April 29: The NYPD said a Boeing Company technician has confirmed that the plane part found at the rear of 51 Park Place in Lower Manhattan last week is a trailing edge flap actuation support structure from a Boeing 767. The part is “believed to be from one of the two aircraft destroyed on September 11, [...]

OpEd: 9/11 forever changed history
News Queens Courier Staff 9/11/2012 at 10:20AM

BY JOHN FEAL In slightly more than an hour 11 years ago nearly 3,000 lives were tragically cut far too short. More than 3,000 families were instantly redirected, mourning the loss of their loved ones while wondering how they would navigate their futures without them. The reach of September 11 went well past the East [...]

Former fire chief, first responder laid to rest
News Terence M. Cullen 9/05/2012 at 4:47PM

Funeral services were held for a 9/11 first responder and former chief of the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department & Ambulance Corps. Former Chief John Velotti passed away on Thursday, August 30 after a battle with lung cancer. Velotti is survived by a daughter, Tara McCarthy, and companion Joanne M. Karl, according to his [...]