Boston’s Logan Airport Issues Apology For Holding A Fire Drill On 9/11 Anniversary!

Logan-fire-drill1(PCM) Officials at Boston’s Logan Airport have issued the following apology after a very poor decision was made to conduct a fire drill complete with smoke, flames, and even a burning plane on their runaway on this day, the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

“Massport apologizes for conducting the fire training exercise and understands that it may have offended many of those touched by the events of Sept. 11. Safety and security is our top priority and constant vigilance and readiness is critical, but the exercise should not have taken place on the anniversary of 9/11. The airport community read more...

Neil Diamond Performed Sweet Caroline Live At Fenway Park

DiamondCeremonies before the game, postponed because of the massive police manhunt for suspect #2, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, honoring victims of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings, as well as the city’s police and fire departments, featured a live, 8th inning performance of “Sweet Caroline” by singer Neil Diamond, who came in unannounced an unplanned for the performance.

His 1969 hit is the unofficial anthem of the team and played during every home-game eighth inning since 2002. He last sang it live at Fenway for the 2010 season opener. This week, it was played in MLB ballparks throughout the country Tuesday to show support … read more...

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