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9/11 Anniversary

Latest NY 9/11 Anniversary

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: We Must Never Forget

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.

09/06/2013

Bikers For Bini outside the Staten Island Mall, August 25, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Bikers Ride For Charity In Honor Of 9/11 Hero

The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund held its annual Bikers For Bini charity event Sunday at the Staten Island Mall.

08/25/2013

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm To Hold 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Forum On Staten Island

Grimm said the information session is aimed at those who may not even realize they are eligible for federal help.

08/20/2013

FDNY Patches (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Children Of FDNY Firefighters Want Loophole Closed

The children of firefighters killed on 9/11 get a bump in points on the fire department’s list, but the children of those who died from 9/11-related illnesses do not.

07/31/2013

Remnants of the Twin Towers at the 9/11 Museum (credit: National September 11 Memorial & Museum)

Push On To Nix Admission Fee For 9/11 Museum

Back in May, it was announced that there would be an admission fee in the range of $20 to $25.

07/11/2013

FDNY Lt. Jeffrey Walz died on Sept. 11, 2001. His remains were identified earlier this week. (Photo: Handout)

Firefighter’s Remains From Sept. 11, 2001 Attacks Finally Identified

Ronnie Walz said she never thought the phone would ring with the type of news she got recently.

07/05/2013

Countdown for enrollment in Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund on Rep. Carolyn Maloney's official website, June 24, 2013. (credit: maloney.house.gov)

Officials Urge Those Affected By 9/11 To Register For Victim Compensation Fund

Time is running out for people exposed to toxins from the Sept. 11 terror attacks to register for health benefits. A deadline of Oct. 3 is looming for those who are sick or might become sick because of 9/11.

06/24/2013

Cigarette Smoking (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: 9/11 Led People To Start Smoking Again

Roughly one million people who had kicked the habit went back to smoking because of the stress of 9/11, according to a newly published report.

06/21/2013

One World Trade Center as seen from West Street - May 17, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

NYPD Set To Spend $40 Million On Intense Security At World Trade Center

Security over style – that’s the argument NYPD officials are making as they plan to install barricades and barriers in the area surrounding One World Trade Center.

05/17/2013

A piece of wreckage believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the 9/11 attacks. (NYPD)

NYPD: Landing Gear From 9/11 Plane Found Behind ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Site

More than 11 years after the horrific attack on the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers by two commercial airliners, the NYPD said Friday that a piece of the landing gear from one of those planes had been found.

04/26/2013

A worker searches through the debris field from the south tower of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Mar 7, 2002 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

More Possible Human Remains Unearthed In WTC Debris

About 60 truckloads – or 600 cubic yards – of debris that could contain tiny human bone fragments have been unearthed by construction crews working on the new World Trade Center tower in recent years. Investigators will spend 10 weeks trying to find remains in that debris.

04/21/2013

Osama bin Laden

Bin Laden Construction Company Spared From 9/11 Lawsuits

A New York appeals court has ruled that a construction company started by Osama bin Laden’s father cannot be held liable for the Sept. 11 attacks.

04/16/2013

Rendering of the 9/11 Museum (credit: Thinc Design with Local Projects)

9/11 Families, Fearing Flood, Battle Plans For Remains At Museum

More than 11 and a half years later, the battle continues over where to house unidentified 9/11 remains at the World Trade Center site.

04/15/2013

Scott Willens, who joined the U.S. Army three days after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, pauses by the South Pool during memorial ceremonies for the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan - Sept. 11, 2012 (credit: Justin Lane-Pool/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: First 9/11 Memorial 5K Sells Out

On September 11, 2001, evil and hatred made many people run away from the World Trade Center. Now, and for years to come, love will bring people back… to run.

04/15/2013