all stories tagged "Sept. 11"


Names of victims etched into the parapets of the reflecting pools. Flickr/Phillip Kalantzis Cope
Bridget Leahy  |  October 13, 2011 12:49 PM | 1 Comment
The 9/11 Memorial, "Reflecting Absence," officially opened on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. Here's how to plan and prepare your visit.
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Sam Lewis  |  October 7, 2011 9:27 AM | 1 Comment
On the 10-year anniversary of the War in Afghanistan, MetroFocus mined the numbers for a look at how the Middle East wars have affected New York State.
With 9-11 Past, New Jersey Muslims Reflect - MetroFocus - THIRTEEN
Daniel T. Allen  |  September 13, 2011 4:41 PM | Comments
Mohamed El Filali, president of the Islamic Center of Passaic, N.J., said that while everyone, including Muslims, was contending with loss of life, the Muslim American community was also subject to shifting public perceptions of Islam in the wake of the attacks. VIDEO
A memorial to September 11 in the home of one firefighter's widow. The FDNY's losses at Ground Zero exceeded those suffered by any rescue agency in American history.  City Limits/Marc Fader
Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  September 12, 2011 9:59 AM | 2 Comments
Ten years after Sept. 11, when 343 firefighters died at the World Trade Center, is a good time to revisit what that day's very costly lessons were and whether the New York City Fire Department has learned them. City Limits reports.
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September 8, 2011 2:26 PM | Comments
My 9/11: New York City is a true miracle. Why? Because of the resilience of its people.
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September 7, 2011 3:52 PM | Comments
My 9/11: I will forever remember the sight of Lady Liberty standing tall in the harbor, holding up her torch as the toxic smoke swirled around her.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks before helping to plant the Survivor Tree at the World Trade Center site on Dec. 22, 2010. Bloomberg said Tuesday that since so much progress had been made on the site, it should no longer be called "Ground Zero." AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
Julie Shapiro for DNAinfo  |  September 6, 2011 2:07 PM | Comments
The mayor said in a speech on Wall Street Tuesday that construction at the World Trade Center site has made so much progress the name "Ground Zero" is no longer fitting. DNAinfo reports.
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Jason Cascone  |  September 6, 2011 12:34 PM | 8 Comments
Jason Cascone's first day of active duty as a firefighter was Sept. 11. Back then he felt despair, today he has a sense of pride.
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