Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Roswell resident Claude Michael Gann died in the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, but his memory lives on locally.
Editor's Note: On this, the 11th anniversary of the infamous September 11 attacks, we revisit an article posted on Roswell Patch during 2011 following the announcement of Osama bin Laden's death. We remember the innocence lost as a nation 11 years ago and the impact it had locally. Nearly ten years since Osama bin Laden became a household name on that fateful day in September 2011, it's on everyone's lips again with the announcement of his death. For many, bin Laden's death at the hands of the U.S. military finally brings some closure to one of the most painful events in American history. Not only did crowds gather at Ground Zero in New York to commemorate the occasion, Twitter and Facebook were also abuzz with celebratory chatter and …
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Roswell Patch tackles the topic of chores this week. Send current issues and questions you have for our Moms Council to editor, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week we ask our Moms Council... Q: "In light of the recent announcement by President Barack Obama regarding the death of Osama Bin Laden last Sunday night, many are remembering what they felt when they heard the news that the World Trade Center had been hit almost 10 years ago now. What are your memories and is this week's news something you have or will discuss with your children? If so, how have you touched upon this weighty topic?" A: September 11, 2001 will forever be in my memories. The tragic images that unfolded before our eyes on live television were of things no one could even imagine. It put not just the United States at a stand still, but the world. It was as if our Achilles [heel] were slashed and we were helpless. We were…
Monday, May 2, 2011
Congressman Tom Price Speaks to Osama Bin Laden's death on Sunday, May 1.
Monday, May 2, 2011
In a statement released on his website just after President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden last night, May 1, Congressman Tom Price (R-Roswell) had this to say: "Confirmation of the death of Osama bin Laden is welcome news to freedom loving people around the globe. Evil has met justice. The brave men and women of our military forces and intelligence services are to be commended for their defense of our liberty and freedom. May God Bless America." Price is the House Republican Policy Committee chairman for the U.S. Congress and represents the 6th District of Georgia.
President Obama made the announcement official late Sunday night.
Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda and the man known as the mastermind behind the horrific attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001 that killed nearly 3,000 people, is dead. President Obama announced to the American people and the world just after 11:30 p.m. EDT, Sunday, that Osama bin Laden was killed in a mansion in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The president said after a firefight with U.S. operatives, bin Laden was killed, they took custody of his body and no Americans were harmed during the firefight. In his speech President Obama said that "Justice has been done." In New York City, it didn't take long for crowds to gather at Ground Zero in celebration. The few-hundred-strong sang songs, including "We Are the Champions" …