September 11 Attacks
Even before Lisa Tressler was a student at Purdue North Central in Westville, she was always intrigued by the varied display of large and impressive art sculptures along the campus entrances on U.S. 421.
NEW YORK | The nation's gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, stirring both anxiety and determination among those who came to ground zero to remember their loved ones.
A woman grieves at her husband's memorial at South Tower Memorial Pool during memorial observances on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 p…
This year's anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on our citizens and soil carries even more gravity than the 10-year mark we observed just two short years ago.
Life is made up in large part by our memories and how we choose to be shaped by them. All of us are formed by the events we have encountered in our lives, and our reactions to those events form our worlds.
In a previous column, I warned you that our public education system is being used against us. I warned you that the coming generation was being taught to not fear the government, but to fear freedom. Call me crazy, but in the time that has passed since then have we not allowed more and more …
“Brian, we’re going to get hit again. It’s going to happen. I just hope when it happens, I’m not in Washington.”
On most construction projects, workers are discouraged from signing or otherwise scrawling on the iron and concrete. At the skyscraper rising at ground zero, though, they're being invited to leave messages for the ages.
HOBART | Carrie Wilson was one of hundreds of people who sat under the stars Tuesday at Festival Park in remembrance of 9/11.
Alicia Watkins remembers a friend Tuesday who died at the Pentagon during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York.
Teachers, parents and writers explore the yin-yang of the Titanic for children ahead of the wreck's centennial this week.
Eleven-year-old John Payne has been a student of the Titanic since kindergarten.
SCHERERVILLE | It wasn't the normal Lake County Republican Central Committee sixth annual Reagan Breakfast where politicians extol their virtues and ask for your vote.
Please excuse me for not doing a column on politics. I was so touched by what I saw in the 9/11 history broadcast on TV and in the newspapers. It became so fresh again as we watched those who told their stories of parents, family members and friends in the downing of the two World Trade Cent…
In the past couple of weeks, America has had to deal with many tough losses.
Never forget. Those two simple words have taken on a multitude of meanings depending on who hears them.
I kind of felt like I went to church twice Sunday.
WESTVILLE | Nearly 100 people turned out Sunday as Purdue University North Central paid tribute to the victims of 9/11 and became the permanent home of a section of steel beam that was recovered from the World Trade Center in New York after the twin towers collapsed Sept. 11, 2001.
Has it really been 10 years since the attack on the World Trade Center in New York? For me, I could not believe what I was seeing on TV. I thought, what the heck is this? I was seeing a building with flames coming out near the top.
One of the biggest lessons of 9/11, according to the 9/11 Commission, was that local emergency responders need the ability to communicate easily with each other in the event of a disaster — any kind of disaster. Chairman Thomas Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton see the lack of progress on …
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