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.
There were 84 Port Authority employees killed on 9/11. Six people died during the 1993 bombing.
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.
The museum will feature hundreds of artifacts, each with their own stories.
Major League Baseball will stage on-field tributes prior to every game on Tuesday, 11 years after the 9/11 attacks on the the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Mets catcher Josh Thole hopes to come to an agreement soon with MLB on a policy that would allow his team to wear emergency service-department caps after the league denied their request on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Novak Djokovic walked into Arthur Ashe Stadium for the U.S. Open final Monday wearing a cap adorned with the New York City fire department logo.
Did Joe Torre and Major League Baseball drop the ball? The Mets were denied their request to wear caps Sunday night honoring NYC emergency service departments on the 10th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
They should have worn the hats. Even more so – they should have been allowed to wear the hats. But baseball never gets it right. Time and again, it’s rather unfortunate that such a beautiful game has to be ruined by those who run it.
It was fitting that on the tenth anniversary of 9/11, New York showed courage, stayed together and rallied.
It was hard to separate football from life yesterday, as all teams seemed to play in the spiritual shadow of the fallen Twin Towers. It’s tough to watch the somber services and then flip some internal switch going from macabre to the mayhem of the NFL.
Sgt. John Flynn of the NYPD was a first responder at the World Trade Center a decade ago. Watching the pre-game ceremony at Citi Field, he got teary. “How could you not?” he said. “It’s just an amazing day, and it’s a sad thing for everybody.”
The Giants didn’t score after halftime Sunday in a 28-14 season-opening loss to the Redskins that had coach Tom Coughlin literally throwing his hands in the air.
The former governor of New York, David Paterson spends a few minutes chatting with Boomer and Craig about a variety of subjects.
In the days following 9/11, victims’ family members came to St. Peter’s Church just up the street from where the Twin Towers fell, to find comfort. They returned 10 years later to remember the fallen.