Queens remembers victims of 9/11 attacks at upcoming ceremonies
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Fourteen years after the deadliest terrorist attacks in American history, residents across Queens will remember the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, at memorial vigils scheduled to take place over the next two weeks. As in past years, family members of the 2,977 people who died either in or responding to the attacks on the World Trade […]

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Queens businesses brace for LIRR strike impact
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Ahmed Iftikhar drives from Mineola with his wife to the Bayside LIRR station every day except Sundays to set up his newsstand and open at 5 a.m. He serves coffee, snacks, newspapers and magazines to a portion of the 4,000 daily commuters who use the station for 14 hours, making an average of $200 per […]

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Mother wants deceased EMS son recognized as 9/11 public servant
THE COURIER/Photos by Maggie Hayes

Dorie Pearlman sat in her Howard Beach home and combed through binders of records about her son, Richard Pearlman, who lost his life in the 9/11 attacks. Over a decade after his life was taken, and countless media outlets and some elected officials jumped in, his mother continues to question why her EMS son is not […]

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Plans to rename Ozone Park school after 9/11 hero put on hold
THE COURIER/Photo by Maggie Hayes

Plans to rename Robert H. Goddard M.S. 202 have been put on hold after some community investigation. The Ozone Park middle school planned to propose changing its name to Welles R. Crowther, after a man from Nyack who was hailed as a hero for leading about a dozen people out of the second tower during […]

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In Memorium: 9/11 victims from Queens

The following is a complete list of the victims of 9/11 who were your neighbors, your friends and even your families. They worked in the private sector, for government agencies and as firefighters, police officers, Port Authority police and emergency service technicians too. Their names will appear at Ground Zero in the museum dedicated to […]

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