A crowd turned out Saturday to plant daffodils outside a Brooklyn school in memory of those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
It was Crown shots all around for the veterans, firefighters, medics, cops and EMTs who attended a free Big & Rich show on September 11 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Five years ago, New York Giants great George Martin walked across America in support of the first responders of 9/11.
Families of 9/11 victims have expressed anger and disappointment that another anniversary will pass without a museum at Ground Zero.
In 2008 retired Super Bowl Champion George Martin walked across the country in an effort to help those 9-11 responders who were not receiving the medical treatment that they needed.
It has been eleven years since the September 11 attacks and for some families the wounds still haven’t healed.
Hours after the twin towers vanished from New York City’s skyline on Sept. 11, 2001, nearby Fiterman Hall at Borough of Manhattan Community College remained standing.
The nonprofit foundation said visitors have come from all 50 states and 170 countries to see the two giant reflecting pools ringed by waterfalls that make up the memorial.
The fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at Ground Zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site.
The 9/11 attacks were very difficulty for children to comprehend, and some turned to their creative side for comfort. Their work has been put into a collection called “Art For Heart,”
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.
Dahler was on his fire escape, only a few blocks north of the World Trade Center, with a clear view of the Twin Towers, talking live on national television when the second plane hit.
“The world may have called them brave, but we just call it doing our jobs,” said Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano. “They died doing what they joined the fire department to do: helping others.”
“We want to remember and we want to honor all the fallen heroes and some of our friends who died in the attacks,” said Bonnie Pomerantz of Tribeca.
Former New Jersey governor Tom Kean Sr. said he remains concerned about domestic terrorists because people with U.S. passports who want to do harm are more difficult to thwart than international terrorists.