Almost 100 area patriots gathered in Robbinsville on September 11 in remembrance of those lost in the 2001 terrorist attack on our nation and to replace the American Flag that the NJ Turnpike Authority had recently removed from an overpass in the Township. The flag has donned that overpass and several others in the 19 years since the attack.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 12th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith | Tags: 9-11, american flag, Congressman Chris Smith, Mayor David Fried, Robbinsville, Robbinsville PBA #334 | Comments Off on American Flags Fly Over NJ Turnpike
Middletown Mayor Tony Perry sent off a scathing letter to Alice M. Greenwald, President of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, condemning the decision to not light the Twin Beams Tribute to the victims and heroes of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States of America. Perry offered to host the tribute in Middletown.
Thirty-seven residents of Middletown died in the World Trade Center on 9/11.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 14th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 9-11, Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: 9-11, Mayor Tony Perry, Middletown, Tony Fiore | Comments Off on Mayor Perry to 9/11 Memorial Museum: Send The Lights To Middletown, NJ
Union Beach will shine light beams from their waterfront on September 11 and 12 from 7 p.m. till 10 p.m., Councilman Al Lewandowski announced on facebook.
The Twin Beams at Ground Zero will not be lit this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lewandowski said that particulars will be announced on Weds, August 19 following the Borough Council meeting on Tues, the 18th.Posted: August 14th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 9-11, Monmouth County News, Union Beach | Tags: 9-11, Al Lewondowski, Monmouth County News, Twin beams, Union Beach | Comments Off on Union Beach will have light beams on 9/11
Middletown Deputy Mayor Tony Fiore responded to the news that the Twin Beams represented the World Trade Center will not be lit this year in remembrance of those we lost on September 11, 2001, due to COVID-19 public health concerns, by promising that Middletown’s annual remembrance will go on.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 14th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 9-11, Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: 9-11, Monmouth County News, September 11, Tony Fiore, Twin beams | Comments Off on Fiore: Middletown will remember 9/11
Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing—I was in Washington chairing a Veteran’s Affairs Committee hearing—when a group of cowards hijacked airliners in order to perpetrate the worst act of terrorism in American history.
No-one remembers the shock, horror and numbing sorrow more, however, than the families and close friends of the victims.
Because it was a surprise attack, there was no chance to fight back that day although when Todd Beamer and other passengers learned what happened to the Twin Towers, Todd famously said “let’s roll” and attacked the terrorists on board the flight that crashed in a Pennsylvania field.
Who can forget the courageous first responders running up the stairs of the burning buildings—with total disregard for their own safety—saving some at the expense of their own lives.admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News | Tags: 9-11, 9-11 15th Anniversary, Congressman Chris Smith, Middletown, Monmouth County News, September 11 | Comments Off on Congressman Chris Smith’s remarks at the Middletown 9-11 Memorial
Sheriff Shaun Golden’s team has been, and will remain, on heightened alert in preparation for the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on Sunday.
“September 11th is a day of remembrance and reflection for our country,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “As always, our Law Enforcement Division will be working closely with local law enforcement agencies to take whatever steps are required to ensure the safety and security of the people who live and work in Monmouth County, as well as those who may be visiting.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: 9-11, 9-11 15th Anniversary, 9-11 Memorial, Monmouth County News, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO ENHANCE PATROLS FOR THE ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11TH
WASHINGTON — Under wraps for 13 years, the U.S. on Friday released once-top secret pages from a congressional report into 9/11 that questioned whether Saudis who were in contact with the hijackers after they arrived in the U.S. knew what they were planning. The newly declassified document , with light redactions, names people the hijackers associated… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 15th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: News | Tags: 2001, 28 pages, 9-11, news, Sept 11 | Comments Off on Secret chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13-year wait
In the weeks since Donald Trump ignited a firestorm by claiming “thousands and thousands” of Muslims in Jersey City cheered the fall of the twin towers on 9/11, elected officials, religious leaders and a former state attorney general denied the existence of celebrations in the city that day. Media outlets, after scouring archived news stories and… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: December 21st, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Donald Trump, War on terror | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, 9-11, Donald Trump, Jersey City, War on terror | 1 Comment »
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — After Republican front-runner Donald Trump painted a target on his back on Monday, Gov. Chris Christie spent much of the day refusing to hit back at the billionaire businessman he considers a friend. But as tensions between the two rose, Christie ended the day taking his own shots, saying that with Trump, “outrageous… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 30th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: 2016 Presidential elections, 9-11, Chris Christie, Donald Trump | 2 Comments »
The Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office is on heightened alert for the 14th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorists attacks, according to a statement issued by Sheriff Shaun Golden.
“September 11th is a day of remembrance and reflection for our country,” Golden. “As always, our Law Enforcement Division will be working closely with local law enforcement agencies to take whatever steps are required to ensure the safety and security of the people who live and work in Monmouth County, as well as those who may be visiting.”
In addition to their routine security checks, sheriff’s officers will be assisting local police patrols at ferry terminals and transportation hubs.
K-9 teams will be sweeping ferry terminals and train stations, as well as major 9/11 remembrance observances, as requested. Sheriff’s Marine #1 will be out patrolling the waterways and conducting homeland security checks throughout the day.Posted: September 9th, 2015 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 9-11, Law Enforcement, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: 9-11, 9-11 Memorial, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Sheriff’s Office on high alert for 9-11 anniversary