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.
The names of 343 firefighters were read and, in the FDNY tradition, a bell rung after each.
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 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.
The 9/11 Museum has now added new voices to its memorial to the solemn day. For the first time, ordinary New Yorkers are being seen and heard as part of the museum.
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 shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding him are being displayed at the Sept. 11 museum.
They say that those who worked around the World Trade Center site should enroll with the state Workers’ Compensation Board.
Small plaques inscribed with the names of 13 FDNY employees who died of illnesses directly related to the search for survivors in the rubble at the World Trade Center after Sept. 11 were added to a memorial wall.
The major components of the 9/11 ceremony will remain the same, including the reading of names and the moments of silence, however a few things will be done differently this year.
Prosecutors said Monday that Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks, which involved he made “bone-chilling threats” against America.
Police say that in several of his calls Segna reported false incidents including explosions inside of a subway tunnel and a train station.
The 13th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28. The event is brings people around the world come together to run in the footsteps of a hero, celebrate the lives of those who died on 9/11 and join forces to do good.