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National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism

     Architecture review: At 9/11 Memorial Museum, a relentless literalism
    Many New Yorkers, still trying to make sense of the 2001 destruction of the World Trade Center, have had a single question as a museum was being built at ground zero: Too soon? Now that the 9/11 Memorial Museum, as it's officially called, has opened...
  • Writing on the 9/11 memorial -- graffiti or grief?

    Writing on the 9/11 memorial -- graffiti or grief?
    New York cops have a tricky situation on their hands: What to do, or not do, about the relatives and friends of 9/11 victims who have begun scratching messages into the bronze plaques bearing the names of victims at the new 9/11 memorial. Technically...
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum

    NEW YORK -- The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from...