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September 11

Hand in Hand - Remembering 9/11 (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Join Hands Saturday In Remembrance Ceremony For 9/11 Victims

“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.


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9/11 Commission Chair: Nation’s Safer Now Than 10 Years Ago

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.


Hayley Morris (credit: CBS 2)

All Grown Up, Children Of 9/11 Victims Share Their Stories

Hayley Morris was 5 years old when her father Seth was killed at the World Trade Center.


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Stuyvesant High Alumni Get OK To Hold 9/11 Vigil

More than 100 former students, many of whom saw the tragedy unfold at their Battery Park City school, plan on attending.


World Trade Center Cross (file/credit: Mark Lennihan-Pool/Getty Images)

S.I. Congressman Wants WTC Steel Cross To Be National Monument

An atheist group has filed a lawsuit saying the cross shouldn’t be included in the 9/11 memorial museum, but Rep. Michael Grimm says he wants to end the controversy.


Father Mychal Judge's Bunker Coat (credit: CBS 2)

Family And Friends March In Remembrance Of Mychal Judge, FDNY Chaplain Killed On 9/11

Judge, the first recorded victim of 9/11, was killed in the North Tower lobby while administering last rites to 9/11 victims.


Ground Zero (credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stuyvesant Alumni Banned From Holding 9/11 Vigil At School

Jukay Hsu was a senior at Stuyvesant just four blocks from the World Trade Center. Ten years later, along with dozens of his classmates, Hsu wanted to return to his alma mater.


The sun sets on the World Trade Center site after Irene has passed - New York, NY - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Security On Rise Nationwide For 10th Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks

Americans can expect more security at airports, mass transit stations, U.S. borders, government buildings and major athletic events over the next month.


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NYC To Reconsider Reading Names Of 9/11 Victims In Future Ceremonies

During his weekly radio show, Mayor Bloomberg said some people felt the names should be read forever, while others were open to a change.


9-11 Summer Camp (credit: CBS 2)

Summer Camp Designed To Help Children Of Victims Of 9/11 Terror Attacks

This is the first time bereaved kids as well as children of first responders have been brought together in an ongoing program, and participants say that integration is crucial.


Ground Zero (credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Poll: Most New York City Residents Not Overly Worried About Terror Attack

The NY1-Marist Poll released Thursday found 49 percent of New York City residents expressed concern about another attack, with 17 percent saying they were “very worried” and 32 percent feeling “worried.”


A view of the south pool waterfall with the Freedom Tower in the background as work continues on the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center site on August 4, 2011. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Downtown Alliance Declares ‘Lower Manhattan Has Prevailed’ 10 Years After 9/11

In a report release Thursday, the Downtown Alliance says that the area is “thriving as never before.”


9/11 Memorial Plaza (Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

9/11 Memorial To Begin Taking Ticket Reservations

People who want to visit the National Sept. 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site when it opens in two months will be able to start reserving tickets over the Internet, starting on Monday.


Owner Fred Wilpon (L) and his son, Jeff Wilpon, of the Mets (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Mets To Help Fund Program For Tuesday’s Children, Families Of 9/11 First Responders

In a news conference Tuesday at Citi Field, the Mets and Tuesday’s Children announced that the team will help pay for The First Responder Alliance Mentoring Program, which will provide trained mentors for children whose parents died due to illness attributed to their time working at ground zero or Fresh Kills Landfill.


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USS New York Adopted By 9/11 Families At Ceremony In Staten Island

The USS New York – which includes 7.5 tons of World Trade Center Steel its hull – was adopted by September 11 families in a special ceremony in Staten Island.