September 11

9/11 anniversary remembered in Queens
9/11 anniversary remembered in Queens
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 9/11/2013 at 12:24PM

Annual memorial a touching tribute Every September 11 for the past 12 years, Linda Catalano has placed a memorial of candles and a poster outside her house. She pays tribute to all the lives lost that faithful day, but especially her friend, Lieutenant Robert Wallace of FDNY Engine Company 205 Ladder 118 in Brooklyn and [...]

9/11 anniversary events around Queens
9/11 anniversary events around Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 9/06/2013 at 4:08PM

Maspeth Memorial Park There will be prayers, laying of wreaths, musical performances and poetry readings at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 7 at the Maspeth Memorial Park, located on 69th Street and Grand Avenue. East Elmhurst The second annual Remember Me Run will be taking place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 7 at St. Michael’s Cemetery, located on [...]

Op-Ed: Time is running out – October 3 deadline for sick 9/11 First Responders and survivors
News Op-Ed 7/14/2013 at 1:49PM

CONGRESSMEMBER CAROLYN MALONEY The horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11 affected all of us, but survivors and the brave First Responders , many of whom risked everything to provide emergency aid, have suffered incomparable health problems and financial loss in the years following this awful tragedy. Recognizing that many of the victims of 9/11 continued to [...]

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, [...]

New center to treat 9/11 first responders
New center to treat 9/11 first responders
Central Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2013 at 12:00PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Nearly 12 years after the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Queens World Trade Center Clinical Center for Excellence opened a new facility in Rego Park – its third in the borough – to treat workers suffering from 9/11 related illnesses. Dr. Jacqueline Moline, director of the center, said the new building [...]

Bayside street to be renamed after man who perished on 9/11
Bayside street to be renamed after man who perished on 9/11
Northeast Melissa Chan 2/11/2013 at 10:47AM

He died a hero in his mother’s eyes and a potential enemy to his country. Now the family of Mohammed Salman Hamdani, the Bayside hero found wrongly accused of having ties to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, will have his cleared name on a street sign. “He was a kind, compassionate and humble American. The most [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/10/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Urinetown: The Musical Winner of three Tony awards and one of the most uproariously funny musicals [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/31/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 19F. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of snow and a chance of rain, then a chance of snow after midnight. Low of 32F with a windchill as low as 25. Winds [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2012 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 72. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance [...]

Mets raise families’ spirits on 9/11
Mets raise families’ spirits on 9/11
News Alexa Altman 9/12/2012 at 11:32AM

That last kiss replays in Carol Gies’s mind constantly. It was a Tuesday morning, masquerading as any other day. As Ronnie Gies gathered his things and left the house for work at FDNY Squad 228 in Maspeth, he gently kissed his wife goodbye. They didn’t know it was for the last time. Ronnie, a dedicated [...]