Ceremonies in Washington DC, New York City and Shanksville commemorate the events of 9-11, but the Coast Guard wanted to give the people of Pittsburgh an opportunity to reflect some twelve-years later.
Pittsburghers are remembering the 9/11 anniversary in their own ways.
And while it is not an official federal holiday, that’s not stopping people around here from celebrating the stars and stripes.
If you’re seeing a lot more red, white and blue today, well, that’s because it’s Flag Day.
The sanctity of a local cemetery has been violated. A woman’s visit to her son’s grave ended in heartbreak when she discovered that thieves had ripped off markers, flags and flowers buried in the ground.