Some 9/11 victims’ family members want to have the National Park Service run the museum and memorial the World Trade Center site, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.
A special ceremony will be held tonight at 6:30 at the 9/11 Memorial to honor the people whose hands carried the buckets, whose torches cut the steel, and whose searching discovered the bodies.
To cap off Fleet Week, hundreds of Marines gathered Monday for a wreath-laying ceremony at the World Trade Center site, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.
Family members of some Sept. 11 victims are frustrated with delays at the museum being built alongside the memorial at the World Trade Center site.
This month marks 10 years since cleanup at the World Trade Center site officially ended.
The World Trade Center sphere was supposed to be moved out by April 30 to make way for renovations but the iconic 25-foot bronze sculpture that was pulled from the rubble of the Twin Towers is still there.
The bronz sculpture, which once stood as a symbol of world peace between the Twin Towers, will be moved from Battery Park for park renovations.
Details are being released of an audit of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey ordered by both governors.
Sen. Tom Coburn Opposes $20 Million In Annual Federal Funding For National September 11 Memorial And Museum
Coburn makes it clear he has no objection to the memorial and museum – just the annual federal funding.
Last month, a woman from Tennessee was caught in Manhattan with a gun, and now a Tennessee state lawmaker is threatening New Yorkers over the incident.
The 9/11 museum is far behind schedule for its planned opening on September 11, 2012.
Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it will open on time next year, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
It took a decade for families of those who died on 9/11/01 to have a place to go to mourn their loss. Finally, back in September, on the 10 year anniversary of the terrible attacks at Ground Zero, the memorial opened.
As we at WCBS Newsradio 880 count down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011, we move on to number 6 and the anniversary of an event that changed our world.
First responders from Long Island were remembered where they died today.