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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.

09/11/2012

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.

09/11/2011

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.

07/23/2011

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.

07/22/2011

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.

05/05/2011