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HAPPY MOON FESTIVAL

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/12/2011 - 14:28

The Chinese Zhongqiujie (Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival), Korean Ch'usok (Harvest Moon Festival), and the Vietnamese Têt-Trung-Thu (Mid-Autumn Festival) will be celebrated by many Asian Americans beginning tonight, September 12, 2011.

SOCIAL GOOD SUMMIT

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/12/2011 - 11:53

2011 Social Good Summit
“Conversation Starter and Sneak Peek”

Conference Call Briefing and Q&A

A year ago, the first-ever Social Good Summit changed the global conversation about social media and global issues during UN Week in New York. The Social Good Summit brought together a worldwide audience to connect and discuss the power of innovative thinking, social media and technology to help solve our greatest challenges.

Headlines 9/12/11

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/12/2011 - 09:57
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9/11 DAY AFTER. Memorial Opens to Public.

SECURITY MEASURES CONTINUE. 2 Suspicious Flights.

OBAMA JOBS BILL GOES TO CONGRESS. Hard Sell Ahead.

EUROPEAN DEBT CRISIS. Central Bank Fears Greek Default.

TEXAS WILDFIRES. Nearly 2000 Homes Burned To The Ground.

BEWARE OF SPONGE BOB. Children May May Develop Attention Deficit.

9/11 - A Personal Note

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/11/2011 - 23:01
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http://t.co/DGyIVpB via @addthis - They say "Time heals all wounds" - For all first responders, as well as for journalists who worked on 9/11 and the days following those horrific attacks on WTC- Today felt in some ways, just like it was yesterday. Therefore, I think an edit could be made to update it and say "time heals most wounds".

National Council of Asian Pacific Americans on September 11

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/11/2011 - 20:19

Members of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) stand together on the ten-year anniversary of 9/11 to remember the tremendous loss of life that occurred on that day and to recommit ourselves to fundamental American values of civil rights, inclusion, and diversity.

We mourn and honor all of the victims of 9/11, including Americans of many races, ethnicity, and religions, who perished in New York City, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC, and the first responders who sacrificed their lives.

City Island's Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair.

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/11/2011 - 19:38
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This Saturday and Sunday turned out to be a fine weekend for City Island's Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Fair.

A few dozen artists and craftspeople offered face-painting, photography, jewelry, stained glass, arts and crafts, bath & body products, clothing, trophies, live music and fresh food. Visitors young and old enjoyed the festival.

Located along City Island Avenue from Bay Street to Schofield Street. the fair was sponsored by The City Island Chamber of Commerce, supporting small business for over 100 years. 718-885-9100 -

http://www.cityislandchamber.org

9/11 Update

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/11/2011 - 19:24

NYPD says one of two vans stolen from a World Trade Center contractor has been found.

Police officials had been investigating two thefts and a third in New Jersey because of unconfirmed threats that al-Qaida was planning a car bomb attack. But police reiterated Sunday that they'd found no evidence linking the thefts to a terrorist plot.

Two dark green Chevy vans had been stolen this month from a construction group. The company has been involved in recovery work at the site and is doing roadwork near 1 World Trade Center.

3497 DEAD WILL NEVER SEE OR FORGET

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/11/2011 - 11:10
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This day's legacy is written in large fonts with the spirit and lives of all survivors, who prove these terrorists lost even as they try to strike US again.

Seeing the live coverage of 9/11 memorial on ground zero, brings back tender details of NYC, USA and the entire World's loss. The sound of falling water grows louder... WE MUST NEVER FORGET.

A decade later, humanity gathers and shares recollections about what that day has meant for us as a city, a nation, a country and a people.

SILENCE

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/11/2011 - 08:46
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IN EXACTLY ONE HOUR, THERE WILL BE A MOMENT OF SILENCE, WITH FIVE OTHERS TO FOLLOW. PLEASE JOIN US.

Headlines 9/11/11

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/11/2011 - 08:43
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9/11 1O YEARS. Never Forget.

MOMENTS OF SILENCE. Commemorations

ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL SERVICES. Paying Tribute.

MANHATTAN GRIDLOCK. Closures and Traffic Detours.

ENTIRE NYC AREA ON ALERT. Security Measures Increased.