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Queens Chronicle

Ten years after 9/11

Western Queens remembers

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Posted: Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:00 pm | Updated: 2:19 pm, Thu Sep 22, 2011.

From Astoria to Sunnyside to Long Island City, residents of western Queens commemorated the 10th anniversary of 9/11 last week.

A “Never Forget” mural appeared at 5Pointz, the graffiti building in LIC, while another mural honoring Woodside residents who died was unveiled on 61st Street at Roosevelt Avenue.

Ceremonies in several parks took place, including Astoria’s McManus Park, where residents and politicians, including state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) and Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) held a candelight vigil.

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