NJSFAC plans display, memorial service during October convention in Atlantic City
SAYREVILLE, NJ – Recognizing the invaluable services the state’s EMS volunteers provided in New York City and northern New Jersey on 9/11 and in the weeks following the disaster, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today presented a World Trade Center artifact to New Jersey State First Aid Council (NJSFAC) representatives during a private observance at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.
The World Trade Center steel beam is 5 feet long and weighs 338 pounds.
Under tight security in Hangar 17, the airport’s official depository of World Trade Center artifacts, the volunteers solemnly and respectfully took possession of the 5-foot-long, 338-pound portion of rusty, twisted steel beam recovered from the Twin Towers site nearly a decade ago. The beam is 34 inches wide and 29 inches high.Read more...