world trade center http://wamc.org en Poughkeepsie To Receive WTC Beam http://wamc.org/post/poughkeepsie-receive-wtc-beam <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – A length of beam salvaged from World Trade Center in Manhattan is going to be donated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to the City of Poughkeepsie.</p><p>Hundreds of communities around the nation have requested and received pieces of steel beams, which are integrated into community memorials dedicated to the memories of those killed in the 9/11 attacks.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:28:40 +0000 Jaired Crofut 82395 at http://wamc.org Poughkeepsie To Receive WTC Beam Boston Airport Apologizes For Fire Drill On 9/11 http://wamc.org/post/boston-airport-apologizes-fire-drill-911 <p>Officials at Boston's Logan Airport are apologizing for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.</p><p>The two hijacked jets that were flown into the World Trade Center towers that day had taken off from Logan.</p><p>Gov. Deval Patrick, who did not know in advance about the drill, calls the timing of it "dumb." But he adds that he retained confidence in the leadership of the Massachusetts Port Authority, the public agency that runs the airport.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:12:49 +0000 Jaired Crofut 73425 at http://wamc.org Boston Airport Apologizes For Fire Drill On 9/11 NY marks 20th anniversary of WTC bombing http://wamc.org/post/ny-marks-20th-anniversary-wtc-bombing <p>Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of the first terrorist attack on the <font color="red">World</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Trade</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Center</font>.</p><p>A noontime ceremony is planned to honor the six people who died in the 1993 blast in a garage below one of the twin towers. More than 1,000 people were injured.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 13:35:03 +0000 Jaired Crofut 58585 at http://wamc.org NY marks 20th anniversary of WTC bombing 9/11 families press fight over remains at museum http://wamc.org/post/911-families-press-fight-over-remains-museum <p></p><p>NEW YORK (AP) — A group of Sept. 11 families is pressing on with its fight over a plan to put unidentified remains from the 2001 attacks in the museum at the World Trade Center site.</p><p>The group filed a lawsuit seeking contact information for families of the trade center victims so they can poll the families about how the remains should be handled.</p><p>A judge denied the request but the group appealed, and oral arguments on the appeal are set for today at the Appellate Division in Manhattan.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:57:21 +0000 Associated Press 55360 at http://wamc.org 9/11 families press fight over remains at museum Herbert London: The World Trade Center Site Fiasco http://wamc.org/post/herbert-london-world-trade-center-site-fiasco <p>&nbsp;</p><p>For as long as I can recall the Port Authority has been a mystical institution with enormous responsibility and with an overhang of patronage and soft money allegations. In a recent audit the Port Authority was described as dysfunctional and running up billons in cost overruns. Most significantly, the audit spoke to &ldquo;insufficient cost controls&rdquo; and &ldquo;a lack of transparent and effective oversight.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 16:47:58 +0000 38110 at http://wamc.org