US to commemorate 9/11 as its aftermath extends and evolves

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to “never forget” and rising attention to the terror attacks’ extended toll on responders. A crowd of victims’ relatives is expected at ground zero Wednesday, while President Donald Trump is scheduled to join an observance at the Pentagon. Vice President Mike Pence […]

Hard work and a giant heart, Betty Graham’s passing we should all mourn

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Montgomery County lost a wonderful friend, leader, and example of a hard worker when Betty Graham passed into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Graham passed away in her home. Graham was the Assistant County Treasurer who served under the management and leadership of Martha Gustavsen. When […]

US marks 9/11 with somber tributes, new monument to victims

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city. Thousands of 9/11 victims’ relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected at Tuesday’s anniversary ceremony at the World Trade […]

The Latest: 100s line up to pay respects to Aretha Franklin

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the first day of a public viewing of Aretha Franklin at a storied Detroit museum (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Hundreds of people are lining up to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. Fans outside Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History have been talking about […]