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It will have been 11 years in September since the day in which terrorists killed nearly 3,000 innocent civilians at the World Trade Center, and we still won’t have a museum to commemorate their deaths. The reason for the delay in completing and opening the 9/11 Museum at Ground Zero — what boils down to […]

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One and Four World Trade Center survive small blazes  |   A small, fenced-in area on the eighth floor of Four W.T.C. caught fire the morning of Tues., June 12, but the blaze was swiftly stifled, according to a spokesperson for the Fire Department of New York (F.D.N.Y.). The fire, which began inside a 100-square-foot construction […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS | Wooden decking supporting the 89th floor of One W.T.C. caught fire shortly after dawn on Sat., June 2, according to an Associated Press report. According to the news report, the Fire Department of New York (F.D.N.Y.) received the emergency call at 7:15 that morning and rushed to the construction site to help on-site […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS | To locals’ surprise, the famed Fritz Koenig sphere that survived the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is still in Battery Park, its resting place since the early 2000s. But it won’t be for long. Late Friday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the sphere’s owner, said that it has found […]

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Patrick Foye, former deputy secretary for economic development for State Governor Andrew Cuomo, took the helm last fall as executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, owner of the World Trade Center and construction manager of parts of the site. In an exclusive interview with the Downtown Express on Thursday, March […]

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