Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in New York, at the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Wreath-laying ceremonies, interfaith services and other events aimed at honoring those killed while focusing on the future were held throughout the state.
Mourners from Long Island gathered at Point Lookout for a sunrise service to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
He walked away from that day. Many wouldn’t. But in those moments of crisis he showed his character, and why he will forever be the man I hope to someday be.
Boomer and Craig spent a few minutes Thursday talking to the head and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, Howard Lutnick, who saw his company lose hundreds of employees during the 9/11 terror attacks.
On this Sept. 11, we take a moment to remember those we lost as well as honor those who responded to the attacks that forever changed our lives. Below are five Sept. 11-related events happening throughout New York City. We will never forget.
On the eve of the 13th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, people gathered at the 9/11 Museum to remember the horror and losses of that day.
Two sons have carried on the tradition set by their father, a firefighter who was killed in the terrorist attacks.
The bracelet was engraved with the name of fallen New York City firefighter Michael Otten, who died on Sept. 11. The firefighter’s widow, Marion Otten, said her son lost the bracelet on the beach at Robert Moses State Park a decade ago.
The 749 New Jersey residents killed on 9/11 were remembered Sunday during a ceremony at the Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park.
For the first time, the Sept. 11 foundation is in charge of New York City’s annual 9/11 anniversary ceremony.
The work by Kyle Pavlik, a 17-year-old Bergen Catholic High School student, uses three pieces of twisted, rusted World Trade Center steel and is displayed in front of the Haworth Fire Department.
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.