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Volunteers honor 9/11 memorial with Sunday cleanup

A group of volunteers descended on the 9/11 Postcards Memorial in St. George on Sunday for a clean-up of the venerated Staten Island monument. “This place is so special to so many people,” said Dominick DeRubbio, the executive director of “Friends of Postcards,” which is a group of concerned citizens who lost loved ones as a result of 9/11. More.

Marcy Borders, 9/11's Iconic 'Dust Lady,' Dies After Cancer Battle: Family

A woman who became known as the "Dust Lady" after being captured on camera in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on New York City has died after a battle with cancer, her brother confirmed to NBC News. Marcy Borders, a 42-year-old from Bayonne, New Jersey, was pictured covered in dust after the World Trade Center was hit by two passenger jets. More.

Greenwich 911 memorial should be open by end of next week

Workers are putting the final touches on the 9/11 Memorial in Cos Cob, a job that stretched into a longer-than expected process. Nearly 500 people came to the dedication of the monument paying tribute to the 33 victims of the terrorist attacks from Greenwich on the anniversary date. More.

For young adults who lost parents on Sept. 11, a hope for peace

They were children that Tuesday when the world changed. Jessica Murphy was 5 years old on Sept. 11, 2001, a kindergartner at P.S. 183 on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Rob Pycior was 8 and at home with his mother in Landover, Md., when the phone rang that day. Pycior’s father, stationed at the Pentagon, told them to turn on the TV, and they watched as the second airplane hit the World Trade Center.

Once Filled With Symbols of Hope and Despair, a 9/11 Repository Is Set to Close

Hangar 17 at Kennedy International Airport is large enough to house a Boeing 747. For 14 years, however, it has held something much larger: the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. From the enormous trident-shaped columns that supported the World Trade Center towers to delicate crystal pendant earrings from a Casual Corner store in the shopping concourse. More.

Final 9/11 Remnants Removed From Hangar in Solemn Ceremony

The 360-foot-tall antenna once stood atop the north tower of the World Trade Center, transmitting signals to televisions across New York City. It collapsed with the twin towers after the Sept. 11, 2001, attack, and six broadcast engineers lost their lives as they tried to keep connections going. For more than a decade, the antenna — actually a rusting, broken, 40,000-pound piece of it — had been housed in Hangar 17. More.

Editorial: Cybersecurity gets a bipartisan push

SEN. MARK WARNER seems to know better than anyone in Congress that nothing gets done without bipartisanship and cross-chamber cooperation. With that in mind, the Virginia Democrat has gone about assembling a large pool of co-sponsors to back his initiative to improve the nation’s cybersecurity, one of the nation’s premier challenges. More.

New Canaan students to present 9/11 research on response