The spire and beacon stand 408 feet tall. The spire can be seen from up to 50 miles away when it is lit on a clear night.
A federal judge has ruled that New York City has violated the law by failing to adequately plan for the evacuation and protection of disabled people during emergencies such as Superstorm Sandy or the Sept. 11 attacks.
The costumes, labeled “North Tower” and “South Tower” depict the moment of impact when jets slammed into the buildings.
The Victim Compensation Fund covers those already sick or anyone who fears they may become sick due to the toxic dust that lingered in the air over lower Manhattan following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
The mobile exhibit was build on an expandable 53-foot trailer that houses over a 1,000 feet of museum space.
Anyone who worked on lived near the World Trade Center on or after Sept. 11 and was exposed to the toxic dust is eligible to sign up ahead of the Oct. 3 deadline.
Some people believe a holiday would help educate children about the day.
Evelyn Vargas, who was working in lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001, had a front-row seat to one of the nation’s most horrific events.
AT&T elected Wednesday to take down a Twitter post showing smartphone snapping a photo of the “Tribute in Light” memorial to the 9/11 attacks.
The reading of the names ceremony took a slight political turn Wednesday morning when a teenager who was reading the names of victims, mentioned her fallen uncle.
The finishing touches are now being put on the $4 billion symbol of American rebirth, One World Trade Center.
Volunteer groups in New York have decided to mark the anniversary of 9/11 by assisting first responders with small acts of helpfulness.
New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation chairman Rick Cahill said the event had to be canceled because the damage to the park from superstorm Sandy didn’t get fixed in time. Cahill said there also wasn’t enough interest in the ceremony this year.
Welles Crowther, 24, has come to be known as the man in the red bandana for sacrificing his own life to help save several people on that day.
A dozen years have passed and yet, all those firefighters — young guys most of them…I can still see them marching in as the rest of us were running away — marching in and then in a matter of minutes it was over. We must never forget.
New York City paused to commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2012.