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United States of America: Remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks 16 years ago.

United States of America: Remembering the 9/11 terrorist attacks 16 years ago.

Several remembrance ceremonies and memorial services at planned for Monday, September 11th, 2017 to honor all the victims in the 9/11 terrorist attacks that occurred 16 years ago today.

The White House said Untied States of America President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump planned to observe a moment of silence at the White House in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 people who were killed when hijackers flew commercial airplanes into both of the World Trade Center buildings in New York City, New York, the Pentagon in Washington, District of Columbia, and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Untied States of America Vice President Mike Pence was to represent the administration at an observance at the 9/11 memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

New York Governor Cuomo has announced that flags will be flown at half-staff on Monday in observation of 9/11 terror attacks anniversary.

** You can watch the remembrance ceremonies and memorial services live at the following NBC News website addresses: **

  • World Trade Center Memorial Service:

  • White House Moment of Silence:
  • Ceremony at the Pentagon:
  • United Flight 93 Memorial Services:

 

On Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, terrorists from the terrorist group Al-Qaeda attacked both buildings of the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, attacked the Pentagon in Washington, District of Columbia, and hijacked United Airlines Flight 93.

Brave men and women passengers and crew members aboard hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 fought the terrorist hijackers and prevented another attack on the United States of America.

The United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania killing all of the passengers and crew members on board the passenger plane.

Over 3,000 people were killed, including 340 New York City Fire Department Firefighters, 23 New York City Police Department Officers, 37 Port Authority Police Department Officers, and 8 Emergency Medical Technicians Workers, and 125 Pentagon Staff, over 6,000 people were injured, and over $10 billion dollars in property and infrastructure damages occurred that tragic morning.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and ZachNews sends our many thanks to all of the first responders and volunteers who all came to help and save lives after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. We will all never forget the many people we lost and the many people who came to help save lives on 9/11. **

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care holding a C.P.R. and First Aid Class for adoptive and foster parents on Saturday. 

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care holding a C.P.R. and First Aid Class for adoptive and foster parents on Saturday.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care will be holding a C.P.R. and First Aid Class for adoptive and foster parents starting at 2:00pm PT on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at their new office located at 244 G Street, Suite F, in Downtown Needles, California.

** Picture from ZachNews: **

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care is a nonprofit that has been contracted by the County of San Bernardino, Children and Family Services to find Resource Families and Resource Partners in Needles, California.

Resource Families are families interested in fostering or adopting.

The goal is to keep removed children in their own school and community to facilitate visitation with their family with the hope of reunification.

Resource Partners are individuals, churches, businesses or organizations who can partner with Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care to provide Welcome Baskets, Meal Trains, Clothing Drive, Birthday/Holiday Gifts, Spiritual and Professional Services.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care was founded by Isabel’s two teenage sons, Michael and Joseph, who were 14 and 15 years old, who won Community Hero for their Community Project in 2012.

Since that time, they have helped hundreds of families and children.

Please sign up on the Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care website to partner with them in helping children and families in Needles, California.

http://www.wateroflifecc.org/embraceme

For more information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care, please contact Isabel Hunt at: 1 (909) 418-4640.

** More information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care can also be found at the following website and social media websites: **

  • Embrace Me!:

http://www.embraceme-family.com/

  • Embrace Me! on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Embrace-Me-Adoption-Foster-Care-345548658868466/

** Flyer Pictured Above from Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care: **

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care hosting “Call to Action” Luncheon Meeting.

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care hosting “Call to Action” Luncheon Meeting on Friday.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care will be hosting a “Call to Action” Luncheon Meeting starting at 12:00pm PT on Friday, July 21st, 2017 at their new office located at 244 G Street, Suite F, in Downtown Needles, California.

** Picture from ZachNews: **

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care is a nonprofit that has been contracted by the County of San Bernardino, Children and Family Services to find Resource Families and Resource Partners in Needles, California.

Resource Families are families interested in fostering or adopting.

The goal is to keep removed children in their own school and community to facilitate visitation with their family with the hope of reunification.

Resource Partners are individuals, churches, businesses or organizations who can partner with Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care to provide Welcome Baskets, Meal Trains, Clothing Drive, Birthday/Holiday Gifts, Spiritual and Professional Services.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care was founded by Isabel’s two teenage sons, Michael and Joseph, who were 14 and 15 years old, who won Community Hero for their Community Project in 2012.

Since that time, they have helped hundreds of families and children.

Please sign up on the Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care website to partner with them in helping children and families in Needles, California.

http://www.wateroflifecc.org/embraceme

For more information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care, please contact Isabel Hunt at: 1 (909) 418-4640.

** More information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care can also be found at the following website and social media websites: **

  • Embrace Me!:

http://www.embraceme-family.com/

  • Embrace Me! on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Embrace-Me-Adoption-Foster-Care-345548658868466/

** Flyer Pictured Above from Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care: **

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care July 2017 Activities and Events.

Downtown Needles, CA: Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care July 2017 Activities and Events.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care, located at 244 G Street, Suite F, in Downtown Needles, California, will be putting on several activities and events for July 2017.

** Flyer Pictures from Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care: **

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care is a nonprofit that has been contracted by the County of San Bernardino, Children and Family Services to find Resource Families and Resource Partners in Needles, California.

Resource Families are families interested in fostering or adopting.

The goal is to keep removed children in their own school and community to facilitate visitation with their family with the hope of reunification.

Resource Partners are individuals, churches, businesses or organizations who can partner with Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care to provide Welcome Baskets, Meal Trains, Clothing Drive, Birthday/Holiday Gifts, Spiritual and Professional Services.

Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care was founded by Isabel’s two teenage sons, Michael and Joseph, who were 14 and 15 years old, who won Community Hero for their Community Project in 2012.

Since that time, they have helped hundreds of families and children.

Please sign up on the Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care website to partner with them in helping children and families in Needles, California.

http://www.wateroflifecc.org/embraceme

For more information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care, please contact Isabel Hunt at: 1 (909) 418-4640.

** More information about Embrace Me! Adoption and Foster Care can also be found at the following website and social media websites: **

  • Embrace Me!:

http://www.embraceme-family.com/

  • Embrace Me! on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/Embrace-Me-Adoption-Foster-Care-345548658868466/

** Picture Above from ZachNews: **

Needles, CA: Ribbon cutting ceremony held celebrating the restoring of some court services to the Needles Courthouse.

Needles, CA: Ribbon cutting ceremony held celebrating the restoring of some court services to the Needles Courthouse.

A ribbon cutting ceremony restoring limited court services to the community was held on Friday, July 7th, 2017 inside the Needles Courthouse in Needles, California.

Dignitaries and officials from the City of Needles, County of San Bernardino, law enforcement and Superior Court all attended the ribbon cutting ceremony.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez was there at the ribbon cutting ceremony and went Live at ZachNews on Facebook.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Honor Guard began the ribbon cutting ceremony and Court Executive Officer Nancy CS Eberhardt from the San Bernardino County Superior Court welcomed everybody to the ribbon cutting ceremony.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s John McMahon and Presiding Judge Hon. Raymond L. Haight III from the San Bernardino County Superior Court spoke during the ribbon cutting ceremony about what this means for the community and what’s next in the goal to bring back the Needles Courthouse back to what it was along ago.

Afterwards, officials from the City of Needles, including Needles City Council Member Louise Evans, Needles City Council Member Tona Belt, and Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, join San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s John McMahon and Presiding Judge Hon. Raymond L. Haight from the San Bernardino County Superior Court to officially cut the ribbon and the slow return of court services, with hopes for the future of bring back all of the court services for the community who have to drive far to take care of court related matters.

In a press release from the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, effective Friday, July 7th, 2017, the San Bernardino Superior Court will open limited service in Needles, California for members of the public to address traffic and non-traffic infraction matters.

In addition, remote video proceedings will be supported by a judge sitting in the Barstow District.

This will allow residents to appear at the Needles District located at 1111 Bailey Avenue in Needles, California for remote appearance on traffic and non-traffic infraction arraignments.

Additional services will be provided gradually as resources become available.

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (V.V.T.A.) Route 200 will continue to make one round-trip each Friday, departing from Needles, California traveling to Barstow, California in the morning and returning to Needles, California in the afternoon for those individuals who wish to appear at the Barstow District.

This ongoing collaboration between the San Bernardino Superior Court, Needles City Council members and Robert Lovingood, San Bernardino County 1st District Supervisor, represents a continuing effort to restore services that were reduced or eliminated due to budget cuts over the last several years.

For more information, please contact the Court Executive Office at: 1 (909) 708-8746.

** Pictures from ZachNews: **

Needles, CA: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Needles Courthouse today.

Needles, CA: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Needles Courthouse today.

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Needles Courthouse opening for limited court service will be held at 9:00am PT on Friday, July 7th, 2017 at the Needles Courthouse, located at 1111 Bailey Avenue near J Street, in Needles, California.

The ribbon cutting ceremony will celebrate the restoration of limited court services for the community.

In a press release from the Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, effective Friday, July 7th, 2017, the San Bernardino Superior Court will open limited service in Needles, California for members of the public to address traffic and non-traffic infraction matters.

The Needles Clerk’s Office will be open to the public on the first Friday of each month during the business hours of 8:30am to 12:30pm PT to provide limited services including non-cash payments, traffic school sign-ups, payment extensions or scheduling a Court date.

In addition, remote video proceedings will be supported by a judge sitting in the Barstow District.

This will allow residents to appear at the Needles District located at 1111 Bailey Avenue in Needles, California for remote appearance on traffic and non-traffic infraction arraignments.

Additional services will be provided gradually as resources become available.

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (V.V.T.A.) Route 200 will continue to make one round-trip each Friday, departing from Needles, California traveling to Barstow, California in the morning and returning to Needles, California in the afternoon for those individuals who wish to appear at the Barstow District.

This ongoing collaboration between the San Bernardino Superior Court, Needles City Council members and Robert Lovingood, San Bernardino County 1st District Supervisor, represents a continuing effort to restore services that were reduced or eliminated due to budget cuts over the last several years.

For more information, please contact the Court Executive Office at: 1 (909) 708-8746.

**** Note: The flyer sent into ZachNews said the zip code for Needles, California is 92364, but the zip code is 92363. ****

** Picture Flyer from the City of Needles: **

Colorado River Tri-State: Celebrating Independence Day 2017 with Events and Fireworks Shows. 

Colorado River Tri-State: Celebrating Independence Day 2017 with Events and Fireworks Shows.

Here are a list of events and fireworks shows happening around the Colorado River Tri-State celebrating Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017.

** Needles, California: **

  • The Needles Aquatic Center will be having a Independence Day Celebration starting at 12:00pm PT on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 at the Needles Aquatic Center, located at 1101 Civic Center Drive near J Street, in Needles, California.

Come on in and get cool off in the pool well enjoying food, prizes, a pageant ceremony, pool games, and the Miss Freedom and Mr. Firecracker competition for kids between 4 and 5 years old.

Prizes include a drawing for a free family summer pass at the Needles Aquatic Center, great to use when the temperature is very hot outside and need a cool place to cool off.

Admission to the Independence Day Celebration is $2.50 each and the concession stand will be open and serving goodies, operated by the Sandsharks swim team.

For more information, please call the Needles Aquatic Center at: 1 (760) 326-3866.

** Oatman, Arizona: **

  • The Oatman Sidewalk Egg Frying Contest will be held at 12:00pm PT/MST off Main Street in Oatman, Arizona.

There Egg Frying Contest will have awards for the Best Fried Eggs and other categories.

There will be food, drinks and music as part of the celebrate.

** Laughlin, Nevada: **

  • The Avi Resort and Casino will be having a fireworks show by Zambelli Internationale pyrotechnic company near the Colorado River.

The firework show, titled “Thunder in the Sky” will begin at 8:45pm PT/MST.

Avi Resort and Casino is located at 10000 Aha Macav Parkway in Laughlin, Nevada.

Arrive early to get the best spot to watch the fireworks show.

  • A large firework show, titled “Rockets Over the River”, will be held at 9:00pm PT/MST in view of the Colorado River and casinos along Casino Drive in Laughlin, Nevada.

The fireworks show is being produced by Pyrotecnico and sponsored by the Laughlin Tourism Commission.

The fireworks show will be set to summer and patriotic music.

Arrive early to get the best spot to watch the fireworks show.

** Lake Havasu City, Arizona: **

A fireworks show, titled “Fireworks Over the Lake: July 4th Fireworks Show”, will be held at 9:00pm PT/MST at Thompson Bay in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

Watch the sky light up over Thompson Bay with fellow boaters, beach-goers and tailgaters.

Get to your viewing location early and celebrate the magic and wonder fireworks spectacular well on the water and tie up with your fellow boaters in Thompson Bay from the comfort of your boat.

Best viewing locations for the fireworks show includes: Rotary Park (plenty of free parking, straight view of the fireworks, coolers allowed, no alcohol or pets permitted); The Nautical Beachfront Resort (on the island, plenty of free parking, coolers and outside alcohol not permitted); London Bridge Beach (on the island, free parking, coolers allowed); and Thompson Bay (via boat*, please anchor both bow and stern due to winds and current, anchor early as Thompson Bay fills up).

The fireworks will be set off directly across the bay from Lookout Point on Spectator Point (at The Nautical Beachfront Resort).

Tune in to KNTR 980AM for a live simulcast with music set specifically to the fireworks show.

** Law enforcement, city officials and event organizers are reminding pet owners to please keep pets at home and in a secure location during all of the area fireworks shows. More pets are lost during July 4th than any other day of the year. **

**** Please make sure to have a safe, fun, and happy Independence Day everybody and don’t drink and drive. ****