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Elliot Baez accused of defacing 9/11 memorial in Coney Island

The homeless man is accused of smearing the memorial with white paint. amNewYork

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Police arrest man who vandalized 9/11 memorial

Elliot Baez’s hands were cuffed behind his back as he was led out of the 60th precinct. The same hands police say he used to smear paint all over a sacred memorial in Coney Island. WNYW – NYC News

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Homeless man charged in 9/11 memorial vandalism

A mentally-troubled homeless man was charged with criminal mischief Saturday for allegedly smearing white paint on Coney Island’s 9/11 memorial, an act of vandalism that had left community leaders outraged…. | Metro | New York Post

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9/11 illness kills 3 retired firefighters in 1 day

The Fire Department of New York says three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses.  Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund died Monday.  Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro says their deaths are “a painful reminder that 13 years later we continue to pay […]

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Union slams Con Ed for failure to lower flag for 9/11 anniversary

American flags across the country flew at half-mast last week to mark the 13th anniversary of 9/11 — except at one Con Edison plant in The Bronx, outraged union officials… | Metro | New York Post

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9/11 anniversary commemorations

With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the hallowed site just hours after President Barack Obama promised to root out and destroy a new group of terrorists threatening the U.S. WNYW – NYC News

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WATCH LIVE: NYC Ceremony on 13th Anniversary of 9/11

WATCH LIVE: NYC Ceremony on 13th Anniversary of 9/11 Hundreds of people gathered at the site of the World Trade Center for a ceremony to remember the 2,983 people killed in the 2001 and 1993 attacks. Family members of the victims have been invited to read names. A citywide moment of silence will be held […]

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PHOTOS: 9/11 tributes in Jersey City, Weehawken, West New York

PHOTOS: 9/11 tributes in Jersey City, Weehawken, West New York The ceremony, near the Jersey City 9/11 memorial at the foot of Grand Street, was organized by the Jersey City 9/11 Committee and included bagpipers from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and a water display by a Jersey City Fire Department … […]

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Seeking help after years of 9/11 survivor guilt

The roar of a plane above Lower Manhattan. The rise of a pristine tower where ruins once smoldered. News of terrorist attacks in far-off lands. For New Yorkers in or near the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, the sights and sounds of everyday life can still — even 13 years later — trigger […]

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Councilman Vincent Gentile calling for no parking violations on 9/11

Sept. 11 is a day to remember and honor the dead — not a day to ticket drivers for alternate-side violations, City Councilman Vincent Gentile said. New York News – NY Daily News

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New Yorkers commemorate 13th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

The city is pausing once again Thursday morning to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. New York News – NY Daily News

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9/11 memorial services mark 13th anniversary of attacks

On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, hundreds of people gathered near the World Trade Center to commemorate those who lost their lives on the darkest day of this century for our nation. New York News – NY Daily News

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Changes Surround 9/11 Anniversary Commemoration

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A solemn reading of the names. Moments of silence to mark the precise times of tragedy. Stifled sobs of those still mourning. As the nation pauses Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack, little about the annual ceremony at ground zero has changed. But so […]

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Scaffolding on St. Paul

St. Paul’s bells, surrounded by scaffolding, will still ring on 9/11

Scaffolding on St. Paul’s Chapel on Broadway, with the Freedom Tower in the background. Downtown Express photo by Yannic Rack By YANNIC RACK | If you get out at Fulton St. station on this year’s 9/11 anniversary Thursday, your view of the Freedom Tower will be partly obstructed by all-round scaffolding on St. Paul’s Chapel. Construction […]

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Where to Commemorate 9/11 in Lower Manhattan This Year

Where to Commemorate 9/11 in Lower Manhattan This Year

DNAinfo compiled a list of Downtown gatherings to mark the 13th anniversary of 9/11. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 9:09am

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