Latest NY 9/11 Anniversary
A moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday marked when the first plane hit the twin towers on a clear, sunny day in 2001. Then, families of the victims started reading aloud the names of those who died.
Some people believe a holiday would help educate children about the day.
Officials at Boston’s Logan International Airport apologized Wednesday for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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.
The Tri-State area commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with tributes, memorials and prayer services.
There were 84 Port Authority employees killed on 9/11. Six people died during the 1993 bombing.
Families cheered the wounded vets as they pulled into the World Financial Center Marina, ending the final stage of the jet ski journey to raise money for charity.
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.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it’s the consensus of the intelligence community that New York remains the No. 1 terrorist target in the United States.
Valentine didn’t hold back, and admitted there were some raw feelings about how the Mets were perceived compared to the crosstown Yankees in the days and weeks that followed.
The sound of church bells and the smell of mulch have replaced the buzzing generators and fire smoke that came from a makeshift tent set up at Cedar Grove Park for displaced residents.
The ride started at 7 a.m., leaving from West 43rd Street and heading down to the World Trade Center site where participants held a memorial and prayer service.
President Barack Obama, along with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden, walked out of the White House at 8:46 a.m., the moment the first plane hit the World Trade Center.