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[media-credit name="Community Media photo by Sam Spokony " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]One World Trade Center has become embroiled in a conflict involving its steel firm. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, owner of the 1,776-foot-high skyscraper, has sued steel fabricator ADF Steel Corporation for failing to deliver materials to the site that are necessary […]

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Trinity Church cancels Halloween festivities   |  Families celebrating Halloween will have to pencil out a Trinity Church visit from their calendars as a planned activity for the last weekend of October. The church’s annual movie night, originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 26, has been canceled for safety reasons, according to the […]

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C.B. 1 protests closure of Downtown subway concourse The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that, rather than wait until the opening of World Trade Center 1 and 4, the Dey Street Concourse will open to the public once the Fulton Center is completed in June 2014. But members of Community Board 1 are calling for […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS   |  Lawmakers representing Lower Manhattan are strongly protesting a looming national deficit reduction measure poised to cut millions of dollars from the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Late last month, the New York delegation sent a letter to President Obama’s Office of Management and Budget urging that it […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Though the hiatus on construction of the National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum looks like it is coming to an end, the museum still won’t be open until late next year, at the earliest. On Mon., Sept. 10, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the 9/11 Memorial Foundation […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Plans for the World Trade Center Performing Arts Center are underway now that the board of directors is meeting on a regular basis. However, the center is still years away from opening to the public — and what it will look like, what programming it will offer and how much it […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  Architect Richard Upjohn’s Gothic masterpiece, Trinity Church, has stood at the corner of Wall Street and Broadway since 1846. This year, it is getting a facelift. Since July, the church’s iconic front has been shrouded in scaffolding. For the first time since 1992, when the church was cleaned and repaired, […]

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The settlement made between the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the National Sept. 11 Memorial is a crucial step forward toward resolving the year-long financial impasse that has significantly thwarted progress at the World Trade Center site. Having a written agreement forces both sides to commit to a set of guidelines […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS AND SAM SPOKONY  | It was a bright, crisp morning similar to Sept. 11, 2001 — filled with grief, hope and fond memories. Scores of 9/11 family members from around the nation convened at the National Sept. 11 Memorial plaza on Tues., Sept. 11 to commemorate the deaths of their loved ones. The […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS | Though the hiatus on construction of the National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum looks like it is coming to an end, the museum still won’t be open until late next year, at the earliest. On Mon., Sept. 10, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the 9/11 Memorial Foundation […]

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