St. Peter’s Church

A man stands in front of the Empty Sky memorial in Liberty State Park, NJ on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Observances Held Around The Tri-State Area

Events and memorials were held around the Tri-State area Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th terror attacks.


Mourners honor 9-11 victims at St. Peter's Church (credit: CBS 2)

Memorial Service Honors Port Authority Employees Slain In Terror Attacks

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.


Workers prepare the World Trade Center cross to be moved into its permanent home at the 9/11 Memorial Museum after a blessing ceremony on July 23, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

World Trade Center Cross Moved To Permanent Home

A flatbed truck moved the World Trade Center cross from its old location next to St. Peter’s Church to the National September 11th Memorial and Museum.


The World Trade Center cross is seen at St. Peter's Church - New York, NY - Sep 10, 2010 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

World Trade Center Cross Moves To 9/11 Memorial On Saturday

During the emotional cleanup at Ground Zero, the cross found in the rubble of the World Trade Center became a symbol of solace and peace.


Gayle Stallings with her niece, Jaylaah. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Couple Brings Nieces To Ground Zero For First-Hand History Lesson

Thousands of people flocked to Ground Zero Thursday to honor those who died and to catch a glimpse of President Barack Obama — including The Stallings family from New Jersey.