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  • Flight 93 Memorial Fire Destroys Flag Flown Above Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001

    10/05/2014 6:15:01 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 38 replies
    Rollcall ^ | October 4, 2014
    The soot-smudged flag that flew atop the Capitol on 9/​11 was destroyed Friday in a fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Penn., less than a month after it arrived in Somerset County.
  • Unbelievable: 9/11 Flight 93 Memorial Closed Due to "Shutdown"

    10/15/2013 9:29:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 15, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    The sacred ground near Shanksville, Pennsylvania where 9/11 Flight 93 crashed twelve years ago after being hijacked by Islamic terrorists has been closed by the National Park Service due to the 'government shutdown.' The Flight 93 memorial was closed. pic.twitter.com/27G6l39Hiq — Dave Stroup (@DaveStroup) October 13, 2013 Govt shutdown closes Flight 93 National Memorial, would-be visitors turned away.#flight93 pic.twitter.com/an9qFsaIFn — Mary Pickels (@MaryPickels) October 1, 2013 The petty and ghoulish Spite House strikes again: Barrycades blocking WWII vets from their memorial, denying death benefits to military families and now this. The Flight 93 National Memorial is an open field for...
  • Feds Blocking Road to Open-Air Flight 93 Memorial

    10/14/2013 2:09:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 76 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 14, 2013 - 12:12 PM | Eric Scheiner
    Americans who want to honor and reflect upon the memory of the crew and passengers who perished aboard United Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001 will find that the federal government has blocked the road four miles down from the open-air memorial near Shanksville, Pa. CNSNews.com photographed the spot of the road closure this past weekend. The steel barrier blocking vehicles from passing says: “Because of the federal government shutdown, this National Park Service facility is closed.” …
  • The Wrong Analogy

    11/12/2012 8:47:28 AM PST · by Stoutcat · 11 replies
    Grand Rants ^ | 11-12-12 | Stoutcat
    In the months and weeks leading up to the election, I had been thinking about the situation this country is in by likening it to being on a crashing plane. On the one hand, we had the current pilot who wasn’t able to control the plane, and the fact that it was crashing was due in large part to his piloting incompetence. On the other hand, we had a passenger who had a great deal of piloting experience, who was volunteering to take the controls. In his previous piloting experience, this volunteer had saved another plane from crashing. If we...
  • Former FBI employee 'saw angels guarding Flight 93 site after deadly crash on 9/11'

    07/03/2012 9:41:50 PM PDT · by prisoner6 · 46 replies
    MAIL online ^ | 07/04/2012 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    Former FBI employee 'saw angels guarding Flight 93 site after deadly crash on 9/11' A former FBI employee sent to the Flight 93 crash site on September 11, 2001 has claimed she saw a legion of angels guarding the scene when she arrived. Lillie Leonardi has made the bizarre claims in a book written after she retired from the FBI due to post-traumatic stress disorder which began after the terror attacks. In the book, she explained she arrived at the still-smouldering scene three hours after terrorists hijacked the passenger jet and it crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
  • Bill Clinton makes big gesture at Shanksville memorial

    09/11/2011 2:11:55 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 45 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/11/2011 | Phil Pruitt
    Donors have contributed $52 million to build the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., but $10 million is still needed. Former President Bill Clinton declared Saturday that he and Speaker of the House John Boehner are going to do something about that. “Since I am no longer in office, I can do unpopular things,” Clinton declared at the end of his remarks at Saturday’s dedication ceremony.
  • George W. Bush at Flight 93 Memorial: “ Is That Evil Is Real and So Is Courage” (Video)

    09/10/2011 12:57:55 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 49 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 10,2011 | Jim Hoft
    George W. Bush spoke this afternoon at the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. It was a beautiful speech. One of his best. From his speech today: On 9-11, “The most lives lost on American soil on a single day since the Battle of Antietam.” “One of the lessons of 9-11 is that evil is real and so is courage.” “At the moment American democracy was under attack our citizens defied their captors by holding a vote. The choice they made would cost them their lives. And they knew it. Many passengers called their loved ones to say good-bye. Then...
  • Flight 93 National Memorial dedication LIVE WEBCAST

    09/10/2011 9:31:38 AM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 303 replies
    History.com ^ | Sept. 10, 2011 | Staff
    On September 10, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. EST, almost ten years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Flight 93 National Memorial will be dedicated. Following a decade of healing, the promise of this sacred ground will finally be realized. The Memorial Plaza and Field of Honor will be the first features of the memorial to be completed for dedication, and will be permanently open to the public after the September 10 ceremony. Be a part of this remarkable moment. Coverage will begin at 12:30 p.m. EST – watch the dedication ceremony LIVE at History.com.
  • Special Rose Parade float honors 9/11 victims

    12/30/2010 2:35:38 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 53 replies · 194+ views
    ABC7 ^ | Dec. 27, 2010 | Elex Michaelson and Rob Hayes
    PASADENA, Calif. -- Thousands of volunteers were hard at work in Pasadena and Irwindale getting the floats ready for the 122nd Rose Parade Presented by Honda, but one float in particular is much more than just a float. "It's a dream come true for me. This is something I've wanted to do for nine years," said Jerry Thomsen, a firefighter specialist. When America was attacked more than nine years ago, a group of Los Angeles firefighters headed to Ground Zero to help, and Thomsen was among them. Now he and his L.A. firefighting buddies are honoring their fallen comrades in...
  • Under Construction - the Other 9/11 Mosque

    10/12/2010 9:34:58 AM PDT · by NCjim · 15 replies
    Canada Free Pers ^ | October 12, 2010 | Cynthia Yacowar-Sweeney
    With eyes on New York, it’s easy to overlook the other ground-zero mosque that is presently being built in Shanksville Pennsylvania at the Flight 93 crash site. That 9/11 site is home to what will soon be the world’s largest open-air mosque disguised as a memorial, contends author Alec Rawls. After five years of insignificant media coverage and minimal public awareness, construction of the Flight 93 Memorial centerpiece is already in progress. The giant half-mile wide Islamic-shaped red crescent of maple trees is slated for completion next year on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, when the autumn leaves of the...
  • Live memorial service at Shanksville, Pa.

    09/11/2010 6:57:18 AM PDT · by knarf · 73 replies
    http://www.c-span.org/Watch/C-SPAN.aspx ^ | September 11, 2010 | knarf
    Laura and Michelle
  • Is this the Shanksville mosque? It sure looks like it

    09/12/2010 9:24:47 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 35 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 09/12/2010 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    FLOTUS Michelle Obama and Laura Bush served as keynote speakers yesterday honoring the Flight 93 Shanksville, Pennsylvania 9-11 memorial that resembles the Islamic Red Crescent design. Its design insults the memory of 9-11 hijack victim Tom Burnett, Jr. says his father. The bereaved man, who asked that his son’s name be removed from the site, is deeply offended especially now upon learning four glass blocks remembering the Jihadi hijackers are being added to the aisle of the 40 innocent American victims who took down the plane to prevent it from flying on to Washington. Tom Burnett, Sr. said, “Mr. Murdoch’s...
  • The "Walk With Joe" - a 9/11 Memorial in NJ

    09/08/2009 3:35:05 PM PDT · by chris_in_nj · 8 replies · 560+ views
    Good evening fellow Freepers, I just want to send out this FYI as many of you have been amazingly kind in your thoughts and prayers after hearing the news about my father on Flight 93. For those of you who don't know the background of the "Walk With Joe" - here you go.... On 9/11 my father, Joe Driscoll – an avid walker/hiker, was on his way to Yosemite National Park to go on an annual hiking trip with some friends. The flight he was on, United #93, never made it to California . It was hijacked and crashed in...
  • McCain visits crash site [Flight 93 on 9/11]

    09/15/2008 7:34:07 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 1 replies · 112+ views
    The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. ^ | 2008-09-12 | Kirk Swauger
    SHANKSVILLE — As the late morning sun began piercing steel-gray skies, U.S. Sen. John McCain thought back seven years. Directly above where the Republican presidential nominee was standing Thursday morning on a reclaimed strip mine near Shanksville, 40 heroes fought back against terrorism.
  • NEVER FORGET - THE HEROES OF FLIGHT 93

    09/12/2008 7:19:02 PM PDT · by Jeff Head · 57 replies · 298+ views
    THE HEROES OF FLIGHT 93 AND HOW THEY HELPED FOIL AN ATTACK ON THE CAPITOL The terrorists used knives and box cutters to commandeer the three airplanes and then crash them into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. They also indicated that they had bombs. GTE Airphone calls from the hijacked aircraft indicated that the terrorists, who numbered between three and six on each aircraft, would take control of the aircraft by taking a stewardess or passenger and either threatening, or actually cutting or stabbing them, and then take control of the aircraft when the crew came out...
  • Crescent of Betrayal-Why is a giant Mecca-oriented crescent at the Flight 93 crash site?

    09/08/2008 5:31:56 AM PDT · by SJackson · 67 replies · 342+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 9-8-08 | Jamie Glazov
    Crescent of Betrayal   By Jamie GlazovFrontPageMagazine.com | Monday, September 08, 2008 Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Alec Rawls, the author of Crescent of Betrayal, a soon-to-be published book about the giant Mecca-oriented crescent that the Park Service is planning to plant at the Flight 93 crash site in Pennsylvania . Given the urgent public need to know, WND books has allowed Mr. Rawls to make a preliminary draft of his book available for free download until the print edition comes out in 2009. Mr. Rawls is working with Tom Burnett Sr., father of Flight 93 hero Tom Burnett...
  • World Trade Center Steel From NYC Arrives In Shanksville

    08/24/2008 2:26:22 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 36 replies · 643+ views
    911FamiliesForAmerica.org ^ | August 24, 2008 | Tim Sumner
    WJACTV Johnstown (PA) reports: Shanksville, PA -- Firefighters said it was one of the largest fire companies in the country meeting one of the smallest Saturday night, when 1,000 motorcycles from New York City rolled into the Alleghenies with a steel beam from the World Trade Center in tow. New York firefighters made the 311-mile trek to Shanksville by bike to give the 2-ton 14-foot long beam to the Shanksville Volunteer Fire Company... Read the rest or view the video by clicking here. At 7:00 a.m. yesterday morning, the Fire Family Transport Foundation launched from Floyd Bennett Field on Long...
  • Petition blasts Islamic themes at Flight 93 site Seeks elimination of crescent and star minaret

    04/07/2008 11:06:17 PM PDT · by Sammy67 · 35 replies · 233+ views
    April 07, 2008 © 2008 WorldNetDaily A group of concerned citizens has been raising alarms about the Islamic elements planned for the Flight 93 Memorial near Shanksville, Pa., for years. And a member of Congress has demanded the National Park Service make changes in its plans. But there's been no substantive response, and now the activists say it's time for the American people to let officials know whether they want to pay for and have installed in the memorial a crescent that points to Mecca to make up a "mihrab," the foundational point for every Islamic mosque, a tower that...
  • Live Coverage of Commemoration of Fifth Anniversary of 9/11 at Pentagon and Shanksville

    09/11/2006 7:12:57 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 42 replies · 1,834+ views
    Fox News Channel ^ | 9/11/2006 | Pyro7480
    There's a huge American flag draped over the side of the Pentagon again, and there's a reading of the names of the Flight 93 passengers and crew. Did anyone see the blue flag with the checker design on it? What flag is that? Rumsfeld and others at the Pentagon are singing "America the Beautiful."
  • Commemorate The Heroes Of United 93 In Double Real Time (Vanity)

    09/10/2006 12:17:14 PM PDT · by torchthemummy · 10 replies · 444+ views
    Torchthemummy | 11/10/06 | Torchthemummy
    As we all know tomorrow is the fifth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. While there are many choices of what to view, including real time 9/11 rebroadcasts on certain networks, I would humbly suggest another choice. Other than the very beginning United 93 is filmed in a real time manner matching minute-for-minute what is believed to have occured on that fateful flight (buttressed by phone calls and cockpit recordings). Here's the plan: Since most video stores are not open at 8 in the morning rent United 93 tonight. Pop the movie into your dvd player around 8:15am and be...
  • Sacred Ground in Pennsylvania

    09/08/2006 10:52:54 AM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies · 824+ views
    American Catholic ^ | September 8, 2006 | Mary Jo Dangel
    THE SCARCITY of signs directing pilgrims to the temporary memorial where United Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, five years ago doesn’t dissuade visitors from meandering along Somerset County’s country roads until they reach the site. The September 11 crash killed everyone on board, including the four terrorists who hijacked the plane.Over 100,000 people come each year to pay their respects to the 33 passengers and seven crew members who are credited with preventing the Boeing 757 from reaching its target in Washington, D.C. Stan and Emily Jerich are among the volunteers who greet these visitors every day of the...
  • W Back To WTC Site On Sept. 11 (Bush Going to Ground Zero!)

    09/01/2006 2:26:18 PM PDT · by areafiftyone · 25 replies · 558+ views
    WASHINGTON - President Bush will visit Ground Zero to mark the fifth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the White House announced yesterday. Though plans were still in the works, Bush will also make appearances at ceremonies at the 9/11 sites at the Pentagon and in western Pennsylvania, according to White House spokeswoman Dana Perino. "We have not announced all of those details yet. The one thing I can say is that the President will visit all three sites on the anniversary," Perino said.
  • Ohio teens walking 650 miles to remember 9/11

    08/10/2006 12:20:34 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 6 replies · 524+ views
    (Pittsburgh) Tribune - Review ^ | August 10 | Laura Wilcox
    Four Ohio teens are determined to complete a $1 million goal -- one step at a time. Infected blisters, knee injuries and high fevers haven't kept the 17-year-olds from continuing a 650-mile walk to raise money for 9/11 memorials near Shanksville, Somerset County, and in New York City ... As of yesterday, Walk to Raise had accumulated $5,900.
  • Flight 93 Memorial Project Unchanged, Comments Now Open

    07/11/2006 4:10:34 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 19 replies · 860+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | July 11 | Charles Johnson
    Remember that outrageous Islamic crescent-shaped memorial for Flight 93, that caused such an uproar the designer was forced to go back and make changes? Well, the changes are in, and the elements that caused the initial uproar are completely unaltered. Alec Rawls recaps the story,
  • How Did United Flight 93 Crash?

    11/16/2001 1:20:49 PM PST · by Drknows · 19 replies · 782+ views
    PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS ^ | 11-15-01 | WILLIAM BUNCH
    We know it crashed, but not why FBI is silent, fueling "shot down" rumors Flowers and mementos cover makeshift memorial at crash site of United Airlines Flight 93 (AP) By WILLIAM BUNCH bunchw@phillynews.com SHANKSVILLE, Pa. - Ernie Stuhl is the mayor of this tiny farming borough that was so brutally placed on America's psychic map on the morning of Sept. 11, when United Airlines Flight 93 slammed nose-down into the edge of a barren strip-mine moonscape a couple of miles outside of town. A 77-year-old World War II veteran and retired Dodge dealer, he's certainly no conspiracy theorist. And, when ...
  • All Americans Must See "United 93" (Dennis Prager: 9/11 Movie Of The Year Review Alert)

    04/17/2006 11:50:17 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 66 replies · 2,383+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 04/18/06 | Dennis Prager
    Universal's new movie, "United 93," is about United Airlines Flight 93, hijacked on 9-11 by Islamic terrorists shortly after leaving Newark, N.J., for San Francisco. The terrorists intended to fly the plane to Washington, D.C., and crash it into the Capitol. Instead, the passengers fought back and forced the plane down in Pennsylvania, thereby saving the lives of any number of people on the ground in Washington and saving America from a devastating blow to its image. Incredibly there is some controversy about this film. Apparently many Americans are not "ready" to see a film about 9-11 "so soon" after...
  • Flight 93 [On Now A&E]

    01/30/2006 6:25:49 PM PST · by Dark Skies · 285 replies · 7,774+ views
    See for yourself.
  • Pennsylvania FReepers - Shanksville, PA 'Support Our Troops' rally info announced

    09/22/2005 7:17:14 PM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 26 replies · 1,824+ views
    Move America Forward Itinerary site ^ | Thursday, September 22nd, 2005 | MAF
    Saturday, September 24thShanksville, PA12:30 - 2:00 PM - Rally & News Conference held near the crash site of Flight 93 (at location of Memorial to the Victims, designed by Lei Hennessy Owen. At Upper entrance of Crash site, off of Buckstown Road. Site of Crash of Flight 93 on 9/11/2001 Directions are as follows: Go Down the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Take Somerset Interchange 10/110. Go straight ahead to the 3rd traffic signal. Turn left at that light onto Rte. 281 North. Go 10 miles and then turn onto Rte. 30 East. Go 3 miles till you see Highland Tank Manufacturing. Turn...
  • Marty's visit to Flight #93 Memorial, Shanksville PA (or: What I Did On My Summer Vacation)(Pix+Vid)

    09/21/2005 9:20:44 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 41 replies · 1,842+ views
    www.putfile.com ^ | 9/21/05 | Marty Fierro
    Mrs. Fierro stopped by the Shanksville (temporary) Flight 93 Memorial this past week while travelling from State College PA to the 'Burgh. The place was easy enough to find, and local folks were EXTREMELY polite and helpful in guiding us there. Such a nice difference from the "tolerant" 'Frisco Bay Area. The photos and video reflect the temporary Memorial, with a permanent one in the the works. Pray God they come up with a better permanent Memorial design than that abominable Red Crescent. The mood at the temporary Memorial was somber, but informal. Commercial/political displays are banned, though a few...
  • Five Pa. Designs for 9/11 Memorial Shown

    02/04/2005 5:37:21 PM PST · by mdittmar · 19 replies · 715+ views
    ABC News ^ | Feb 4, 2005 | MIKE CRISSEY Associated Press
    Five designs were unveiled Friday for a memorial to the 40 passengers and crew who died Sept. 11, 2001, on hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 including groves of trees, reflecting pools, man-made lakes and a 2 1/2-mile-long "Bravery Wall." A panel of 10 people, including victims' relatives, chose the finalists from 1,011 designs submitted by established firms and novices alike. Because only a fraction of the victims' remains were recovered, the designs are all low-key in relation to the reclaimed strip mine and family farms surrounding the site. Flight 93 was the only of four highjacked planes that did not...
  • Kerik Named Homeland Security Chief

    12/02/2004 2:21:38 PM PST · by kattracks · 198 replies · 9,270+ views
    ABC | 12/02/04 | Sean Hannity
    Just announced by Sean.
  • Americans feel touch of evil; fury spurs unity

    12/24/2003 8:14:31 AM PST · by Sabertooth · 2 replies · 113+ views
    Washington Times ^ | September 11th, 2002 | Frank J. Murray
    Remains not identified by then will be dried and stored in anticipation of technological advances, she says. The remains of all 40 victims of the Flight 93 hijackers were identified with technical help from the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. An institute anthropologist, Paul Sledzik, processed remains at Shanksville for lab work at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The institute also identified remains for all but four of the 125 persons killed on the ground at the Pentagon, many of them military personnel whose DNA samples were on file, and 58 of the 59 victims aboard Flight 77. Prolonged...
  • In Small Town Scarred by 9/11, Voters Debate Bush's Iraq Strategy (Barf)

    12/19/2003 9:25:00 PM PST · by Libertarian444 · 19 replies · 150+ views
    New York Slimes ^ | 20 DEC 2003 | Elisabeth Rosenthal
    In Small Town Scarred by 9/11, Voters Debate Bush's Iraq Strategy By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL SHANKSVILLE, Pa., Dec. 17 — When news broadcasts showed a ragged Saddam Hussein being dragged out of a hole in Iraq, there was elation in this small mining town, where one of four airliners hijacked on Sept. 11 crashed. For obvious reasons, battling terrorism is the election issue here. "On 9/11 people realized how vulnerable we are as a nation and want someone in office who'll fight against terrorists," said Rick King, the town's assistant fire chief, owner of the general store Ida's and the first...
  • Bush to Mark 9/11 With Ceremonies in D.C. (Cheny in NYC)

    09/04/2003 10:17:35 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 19 replies · 368+ views
    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - President Bush (news - web sites) will attend a prayer service of remembrance and observe a moment of silence to mark the second anniversary of the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001. AP Photo   While Bush will be in Washington, Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites) will attend a memorial service at Ground Zero in New York City and Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will take part in a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Interior Secretary Gale Norton will attend a ceremony at Shanksville, Pa., the site where one...
  • What did happen to Flight 93?

    05/13/2003 9:11:54 AM PDT · by Chirodoc · 77 replies · 3,326+ views
    The Mirror - UK ^ | May 13, 2003 | Richard Wallace, US Editor
    RICHARD WALLACE, US Editor, examines riddle of hijacked jet as he visits crash site THE unmarked military-style jet swooped down at high speed through the valley, twice circled the smouldering black scar where Flight 93 had careered into the ground just seconds earlier and then hurtled off over the horizon. At least six eyewitnesses saw the mysterious aircraft on the morning of September 11 last year. But the US authorities deny it ever existed. So when George Bush laid a wreath yesterday at the crash site in a remote valley outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, he was one of only a handful...
  • A Site to Remember (Flight 93 Alert)

    02/28/2003 7:02:54 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 13 replies · 333+ views
    WSJ.com ^ | Feb.28, 2003 | JONATHAN V. LAST
    <p>No design debate. No media noise. Just quiet visitors honoring Flight 93. Lots of them.</p> <p>It's 10:32 on Saturday morning. The temperature hovers around 35 degrees, and the wind fans a hard, beating rain across the snow-covered field where Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001. Donna Wilt has just put on her badge and pulled her information kit together when three carloads of visitors pull up. She tugs her knit ski-cap over her ears and goes to work. Mrs. Wilt is one of Flight 93's Goodwill Ambassadors.</p>
  • Flight 93 - The Three-Minute Gap: What Happened in the Last 180 Seconds?

    09/15/2002 10:01:23 PM PDT · by Timesink · 53 replies · 698+ views
    AirDisaster.com/Philadelphia Daily News ^ | September 16, 2002 | William Bunch
    OK, people -- it's taken longer than I thought, but my story on Flight 93 is finally running tomorrow. It will the lead news story in the Philadelphia Daily News -- hopefully we can get some other media to pick it up. Here's the full text -- I'll put up a link early tomorrow when it's available. I guess this means I'm officially out of the closet LOL!By William Bunch Philadelphia Daily News (bunchw@phillynews.com) The final three minutes of hijacked United Flight 93 are still a mystery more than a year after it crashed in western Pennsylvania — even...
  • Live report, 9-11-02, Shanksville, PA.

    09/11/2002 1:10:06 PM PDT · by freepersup · 27 replies · 622+ views
    eyewitness ^ | Sep. 11th, 2002 | self
    Field report about United Airlines Flight 93, one year anniversary memorial service. "A Time For Honor And Hope"
  • Live report-pre 9-11-02, Shanksville, Somerset, PA.

    09/10/2002 2:44:54 PM PDT · by freepersup · 9 replies · 1,624+ views
    On scene-field report from Shanksville, PA. & Somerset, PA., pre 9-11 ********************************************************* September 11, 2002 ~ 9:30 AM (1 hour duration) 1st Anniversary Memorial Service- Open to the Public-NO FEES Skyline Road Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, PA (814) 445-1408 Details The official 1-Year Anniversary Memorial Service, "A Time for Honor and Hope" begins at 9:30AM with an approximate duration of 1 hour. No on-site parking will be available and all persons will need to utilize designated parking areas and shuttle bus service. See our website home page for details. Additional information will be posted as available. Please be aware the...
  • Danger or hoax? 'TMI cooler' is seized in Somerset

    09/09/2002 5:52:37 PM PDT · by itsnevertoolate · 24 replies · 280+ views
    Lancaster New ERA | Monday, September 9, 2002 | Janet Kelley
    A suspicious cooler left near the Somerset County crash site of Flight 93 Sunday night has sent state police and federal investigators into a spin.What made the cooler questionable, police said, were the several containers inside labeled "Three Mile Island," as well as a radiation detection card that had apparently been stolen from the nuclear power plant's visitors' center.Whether it is a bad practical joke or something sinister, officials don't know yet.But with the president's visit just days away, police are not taking any chances, and certainly are not taking the incident lightly.As of late this morning, state police, along...
  • Pentagon, World Trade Center or Shanksville 9-11-02

    09/03/2002 1:07:07 PM PDT · by freepersup · 7 replies · 246+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 03 September, 2002 | By SANDRA SOBIERAJ, Associated Press Writer
    Bush Will Address U.S. to Mark 9/11
  • Any Shanksville (PA) 9/11 events planned ?

    08/07/2002 3:41:29 AM PDT · by tomkat · 2 replies · 417+ views
    9/11 question
    being currently undecided as to where to spend the upcoming 9/11 'anniversary', i'm wondering if anyone might have heard of plans for a memorial service in Shanksville.