Flight 93 Memorial http://wesa.fm en Construction Moving Along On Flight 93 Memorial Bridge http://wesa.fm/post/construction-moving-along-flight-93-memorial-bridge <p>Work is “progressing well” on a pedestrian bridge at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Somerset County.</p><p>Park Director Jeff Reinbold says the 800-foot bridge will span some wetlands and be a key section of the 1.7-mile pathway to connect the under-construction visitor center with the crash site.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:03:54 +0000 Kevin Gavin 31565 at http://wesa.fm PA Court Reporters Partner with Flight 93 Memorial on Oral Histories Project http://wesa.fm/post/pa-court-reporters-partner-flight-93-memorial-oral-histories-project <p>The Pennsylvania Court Reporters Association has agreed to help transcribe interviews of family, friends, first responders and investigators as part of an oral history project at the Flight 93 National Memorial.</p><p>More than 800 oral histories have been collected so far in an effort to cover every aspect of the Flight 93 story.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:31:00 +0000 Deanna Garcia 24724 at http://wesa.fm PTSD Treatment for Flight 93 Responders http://wesa.fm/post/ptsd-treatment-flight-93-responders <p>It's been twelve years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The events of that day still haunt many of the responders who worked at the World Trade Centers, the Pentagon and Shanksville, PA.</p><p>In July of 2011 the World Trade Center Health Program, run by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health under the CDC, began offering counseling for responders who are suffering from symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. On May 1 of this year Flight 93 and Pentagon responders were offered this counseling. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:09:25 +0000 Heather McClain 16373 at http://wesa.fm PTSD Treatment for Flight 93 Responders Flight 93 Memorial Campaign Raises $40M http://wesa.fm/post/flight-93-memorial-campaign-raises-40m <p>The Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. will honor the 40 crash victims of United Flight 93 on the 12<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.</p><p>Events begin 3 p.m. Tuesday as crews break ground on a visitor center. The 6,800 square-foot facility will try to tell the full story of Flight 93 and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. The building is expected to be completed September 2015. The Flight 93 National Memorial Capital Campaign announced it raised $40 million dollars to complete the national memorial.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:47:18 +0000 Michael Lynch 16202 at http://wesa.fm Its Work Complete, Flight 93 Group Holding Final Meeting Sept. 10 http://wesa.fm/post/its-work-complete-flight-93-group-holding-final-meeting-sept-10 <p>Nearly 11 years after it was created, the Flight&nbsp;93 Advisory Commission is disbanding.&nbsp;</p><p>The commission formed to help develop a national memorial at the site of where a hijacked plane crashed in southwestern Pennsylvania during the 9/11 attacks.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:38:23 +0000 Deanna Garcia 15760 at http://wesa.fm Its Work Complete, Flight 93 Group Holding Final Meeting Sept. 10 How Do You Teach Young Kids About September 11th? http://wesa.fm/post/how-do-you-teach-young-kids-about-september-11th <p>Most adults remember what they were doing and how they felt on September 11, 2001. But many children today weren't even born when Flight 93 crashed in Somerset County.</p><p>"Normally, we're telling the story to people who lived it," Flight 93 Memorial superintendent,<strong> </strong>Jeff Reinbold told the <a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/washington/somerset-county-flight-93-site-tests-ways-to-connect-with-children-686104/">Pittsburgh Post Gazette</a>. "What happens is the parents come to one of our rangers and say, 'You tell them.' It became apparent to us no one is talking to the youngest kids." Tue, 07 May 2013 22:32:18 +0000 Heather McClain 9155 at http://wesa.fm How Do You Teach Young Kids About September 11th?