Update Tuesday: The copper angel statue that was reported missing by the man behind a 9/11 memorial in Calverton wasn’t missing after all.
According to Riverhead town police, the statue had been removed after it was damaged by high winds. Employees from the town fixed up the statue and were set to return it soon, police said.
Original story: A copper angel statue installed at the Calverton World Trade Center memorial has gone missing.
A solemn parade of friends, neighbors, first responders and scouts marched down Thomas Kelly Memorial Drive in Riverhead Sunday night in memory of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. READ
A mural painted across two trains showing the New York City skyline both before and after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 is the latest addition to the Railroad Museum of Long Island property in Riverhead.
On the night of Sept. 10, 2001, Steve Brickman helped his friend Bill Roberts build a deck at his home. When they finished, Mr. Roberts headed to work as a New York City fireman with Ladder 113 and Mr. Brickman spent the night. READ
During one of the worst tragedies in our nation’s history, hundreds of men and women — firefighters, police officers and volunteers — ran into harm’s way, demonstrating courage that continues to inspire 15 years after 9/11. READ
Solemn memorial ceremonies are scheduled to honor and remember victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Dozens of people gathered at the intersection of Park Road and Marine Street in Riverhead Friday night to participate in a candlelight walk and vigil in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 people who died 14 years ago on Sept. 11. READ
Patrick O’Neill plays the bagpipe during Thursday night’s memorial at Reeves Park. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
The Reeves Park community turned out in force Thursday to pay respects to those who gave their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, when attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a jet airliner that crashed in Pennsylvania took almost 3,000 lives, including two from Reeves Park. (more…)