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BY ALINE REYNOLDS | A crane accident occurred at the World Trade Center minutes before 10 a.m. Thursday morning but caused no injuries, according to John Gallagher, vice president of public affairs at Tishman Construction. “The cable of a crane broke,” Gallagher explained, “causing the steel it was lifting to fall approximately 40 stories back […]

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Media reports published in the last week concerning the building of 3 World Trade Center are partially inaccurate and are otherwise relaying old news, according to Silverstein Properties spokesperson Dara McQuillan. On Sunday, Crain’s New York first came out with a story highlighting developer Larry Silverstein’s troubles in securing a 400,000-square-foot office tenant in order […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | Reservations can be made online. A visitor pass can be printed at home specifying a date and a time. “Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to your reservation,” the pass says. But the cynical visitor to the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  A group of 9/11 families are protesting the National September 11 Memorial and Museum’s plan to preserve the remains of their loved ones 70 feet below the World Trade Center site. The Memorial and Museum, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office and the City Medical Examiner’s office, plans to place the […]

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Just hours before Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s afternoon press conference at 4 World Trade Center on Mon., May 2, a piece of rebar fell from the 13th floor of the tower and struck the hand of a 14-year-old boy. The teen suffered a bruise on his palm and was treated at the Engine 10 Firehouse, located […]

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Osama bin Laden, leader of the terrorist network al-Qaida, was killed during a raid carried out by U.S. forces 35 miles north of Islamabad in Pakistan on Sunday. His death came nine years, seven months and 20 days after the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks. As a result the last few days have led to mass […]

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The lights stayed on in some of Battery Park City because its power base is in Brooklyn. BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  More than 200,000 residents and businesses in Lower Manhattan remained without power Wednesday, as New York began picking up the pieces from the record-breaking destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. It will take until Friday […]

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