Medford resident and photographer Doug Shoop snapped this photo of Ground Zero on a family trip in 2005. The steel beam is a remnant of one of the World Trade Center towers and it was located just outside of a subway exit, according to Shoop. The beam evokes the image of a cross, causing people [...]
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Michael Bloomberg, a billionaire businessman and philanthropist originally from Medford, was elected Mayor of New York City shortly after September 11, 2001. Bloomberg is serving his third term as NYC Mayor and he led the city in its ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks and the opening of the 9/11 memorial at [...]
On Sunday morning members of the Medford community came together to recognize the tenth anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. A crowd gathered at Morrison Park for a ceremony and then proceeded to the Immaculate Conception Church in Malden for a special interfaith “Blue Mass” recognizing local police, firefighters, and first [...]
The following is a speech delivered by Medford Police Officer Charles Hartnett, a 2000 Medford High School graduate who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, during Medford’s ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of September 11th. Mr. Mayor, members of the Medford City Council, distinguished guests, family and friends. Thank you for giving me the distinct [...]