September 11

Residents hold 9/11 vigil at Juniper Valley Park
Residents hold 9/11 vigil at Juniper Valley Park
News Billy Rennison 9/11/2012 at 10:19PM

With the Twin Tower tribute lights in the background, hundreds of Queens residents gathered holding candles to honor those who died in the attacks on September 11. The candlelight vigil at Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village featured poems, prayer and music on the 11th anniversary of the attacks. Click here to see all the [...]

9/11 first responders suffer mental, physical anguish
9/11 first responders suffer mental, physical anguish
News Alexa Altman 9/11/2012 at 1:20PM

Alex Sanchez remembers the bang. It thundered through lower Manhattan, said Sanchez, who at first thought the sound was a truck crashing into a building. The Harlem resident, who at the time worked as a janitor for New York University, heard the clamor as he walked a co-worker to 100 Centre Street for a hearing. [...]

Army pays tribute at Fort Totten to those lost
Army pays tribute at Fort Totten to those lost
News Philip Hertling 9/11/2012 at 11:53AM

They gathered to pay tribute to those who stood — and fell — defending our freedom. Soldiers of the United States Army Reserve gathered at Fort Totten’s annual September 11 memorial on Saturday morning, September 8, to remember six first responders lost in the terror attacks. “Those of us who wear the uniform, for generations, [...]

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 [...]

9/11 anniversary events around Queens
9/11 anniversary events around Queens
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/11/2012 at 8:37AM

New York Hospital Queens There will be a 9/11 remembrance service with moments of silence and a salute at New York Hospital Queens Emergency Services Memorial Site located at Booth Memorial Avenue near the Emergency Room entrance from 8:40 a.m. to 10:35 a.m. on September 11. Remsen Memorial Park There will be a candlelight ceremony at [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/11/2012 at 7:39AM

 TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 75. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 61. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: 9/11 anniversary events in Queens To commemorate the eleventh anniversary [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/07/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 84. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 73. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: First Fridays, Summer in the Garden The Noguchi Museum continues its [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/05/2012 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 81. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 75. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 [...]

Honoring the fallen at St. Michael’s
Honoring the fallen at St. Michael’s
News Bob Doda 9/29/2011 at 3:15PM

Equally as striking as the monument listing the names of the 343 firefighters that sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001 are the bricks at its base with the names of the first responders from all emergency services that died as a result of working on “the pile.” As of now, the number of first [...]