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National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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  • Flag that flew over Capitol on 9/11 destroyed in Flight 93 memorial fire

    The American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was one of several items destroyed in a fire that damaged several buildings near the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, officials said. Investigators with the National...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Holiday Shopping in New York, Chelsea Market and Rockefeller Center, Dec. 1. $38. Morning Angels, Camille, 908-387-0001. •Amish Homestead Tour, National Christmas Center, meal at Fulton Steamboat, Dec. 4. $80. Deadline: Nov. 9....
  • Napa businesses rebound after August quake

    I took a quick stroll around downtown Napa, not sure what to expect. A 6.0-magnitude earthquake had rocked the area Aug. 24, two weeks before my initial visit, but I had heard the damage wasn't as bad as first reported. When I stopped by the Visit...
  • Former NYC firefighter to share memories of 9/11

    New York City firefighter Ron Parker was a first responder on Sept. 11, 2001. His book, "Chiefs, Pawns & Warriors" recounts the harrowing task that he and his compatriots tackled. Parker will be speaking on "Remembering 9/11 – A NYC Firefighter's...
  • What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials

    What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials
    It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
  • Camping in Brooklyn

    Camping in Brooklyn
    When telling people that I would be camping in Brooklyn — yes, that Brooklyn, the borough of New York — a swift, two-pronged response usually followed. "You can do that?" Wait a moment and then … "Why would you want to do that?"...
  • Who has a leg up in pageant?

    Let the primping, posturing and prepping begin. Seven men from Huntington Beach will vie for the title of Mr. Surf City 2014 in the pageant's inaugural year. The candidates include an avid hunter, an actor and a retired police sergeant. The...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...
  • 9/11 museum and longing for less divided America

    9/11 museum and longing for less divided America
    When many Americans heard about the opening of the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, they had two words: Too soon. But having recently visited the controversial museum, I thought: Not soon enough. It's not that I have any desire to rush history or...
  • Glastonbury Senior Center news

    GLASTONBURY – Glastonbury Senior Center, 300 Welles St., 860-652-7638. Events Blue Lobster Festival—Windsor, Saturday, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m. Leave RCC 12:30 p.m. Lunch. Approximate Return: 3 p.m. Cost of $22 includes Meal and transportation....
  • Sept. 11 museum allowed to display Ground Zero cross-shaped beam

    NEW YORK — A cross-shaped steel beam pulled from the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center in New York days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks can be displayed in the national memorial museum at the site, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday....