Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Workout includes 343 "reps," one for each of the firefighters that lost their life in the terrorist attacks.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Today's Photo of the Day was submitted by Kelly Boyle of the Performance Training Center on Route 38 in Tewksbury. A group of "boot camp" clients PTC recently paid homage to the 343 New York City firefighters killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. "The workout we did was in honor of the 343 Firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11," said instructor Kelly Boyle. "Basically the workout consisted of everyone doing a total 343 reps broken up among 8 different exercises with each rep in honor of a firefighter. I got the idea from a class I took the evening before and thought it was a great idea to really make the workout have a purpose." Clients participating in the workout included Denise Farnsworth, Andrea …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Candlelight vigil at 9/11 Memorial attracts more than 300 residents.
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- Bill Gilman
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
A candlelight vigil at the Tewksbury 9/11 Memorial attracted more than 300 residents Tuesday night. The event marked the 11th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 Americans, including Tewksbury residents Peter Hashem and Peter Gay, Music was provided by the Tewksbury High band and singer Michael Lally. Speakers included Fred Simon, former chairman of the Tewksbury 9/11 Memorial Committee and Larissa Gay, daughter of Peter Gay. Editor Bill Gilman compiled this video report of the event.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Columnist Christine MacKenzie takes a look at how our perspective has changed in the years since the tragedy.
This week marks the eleventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks. It’s hard to believe that so many years have passed since the events of that tragic day. Whether or not you are a parent it’s difficult to look back at that day and not think about how it has changed the lives of children all over America. The reality is that, as Americans, we all lost something on September 11, 2001. Countless families suffered tragic and unexpected losses. Those who weren’t touched personally still looked on in horror as fellow Americans lost their lives to the most shocking terrorist attack to ever take place. Since that day two wars have followed and many more heroes have lost their lives protecting us and preserving our freedom. The sad reality is …
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person who will never forget.
Here are five pieces of information to get your Tuesday off to a strong start and to help you be the smartest person who remembers exactly where you were on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. 1. Your Local 3-Day Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. 2. It's Happening Tonight: Tewksbury will be hosting a candlelight vigil at the town's 9/11 Memorial starting at 7 p.m. The memorial is located near the Tewksbury Public Library at the intersection of Main and Chandler Streets. 3. It's Happening Today: The Tewksbury High boys soccer team will be in action today, hosting Methuen High at the Wynn School field. Game time is 3:45 p.m. 4. By the Numbers: …
Monday, September 12, 2011
10th anniversary of terrorist attacks includes dedication of steel from the World Trade Center.
Hundreds of residents gathered Sunday morning at the Tewksbury 9/11 Memorial, adjacent to the Public Library, to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people. the event began with a procession of Tewksbury first responders from the Town Common to the memorial. Editor Bill Gilman attended the event and filed this report.
Tewksbury commemorates the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sunday at the Tewksbury 9-11 Memorial next to the library, Tewksbury residents turned out to remember those we lost ten years ago. Those in attendance heard a touching speech by annual speaker Larissa Gay whose father Peter Gay was one of the Tewksbury resident who was killed in the events of 9/11. The fire and police departments commemorated the 10 year anniversary with a reading of the names of the 93 Massachusetts residents who were lost. Also present at the ceremony was a recent addition to the memorial, a four foot floor joist from the World Trade towers suspended from the ceiling of the memorial.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
What stories were you talking about last week?
Here are the Top 5 stories from the week of Sept. 4-10. 5. Tewksbury Man Surrenders to Police for Unarmed Robbery of Wilmington CVS 4. Alleged Drunk Driver Flees After Causing Accident 3. South Fire Station Is Set To Re-Open ... Sort Of 2. Tewksbury Prepares To Mark 10th Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks 1. A Novel Cafe Will Close Its Doors On Saturday
To help reflect the endless diversity of their experiences, Patch looked out across our sites to pull together 911 snapshots of everyday Americans whose lives were changed by the events of that day.
Where were you on the beautiful morning of September 11, 2001?
Today marks the 10th anniversary for the September 11, 2001 attacks on our country. I was debating to make this article about September 11th as I’m sure that’s going to be the majority of the news we’ll hear today but I felt compelled to write about it as well. So, where were you on the beautiful morning of September 11, 2001? I’m sure it is a memory that is engraved in your mind forever. I know I’ll never forget. September 11, 2001 was a Tuesday. I was a sophomore in college located in New Hampshire and was sleeping in because I didn’t have classes on Tuesdays. What woke me up early was my roommate coming bolting into our room to turn on the TV. She was just getting out of class when the first plane hit WTC Tower 1 at 8:46AM. When …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Traffic information from the Tewksbury Police Department.