9/11

Central Park Benches Tell Stories, Remember Those Lost on 9/11

The inscription on the Central Park bench in memory of Brent Woodall. Photo courtesy of Erin Konstantinow. The inscription on the Central Park bench in memory of Brent Woodall. Photo courtesy of Erin Konstantinow.

A handful of benches in Central Park do more than provide a place to sit, they tell the stories of 9/11 victims.  Read more »

NYPD Officer Follows in Footsteps of Father Killed on 9/11

Joseph Vigiano's placement on the 9/11 Memorial. His name is next to his brother, John T. Vigiano II, who was also killed responding to 9/11. Joseph Vigiano's placement on the 9/11 Memorial. His name is next to his brother, John T. Vigiano II, who was also killed responding to 9/11.

A 23-year-old who lost both his father and uncle on 9/11 has become a NYPD officer.  Read more »

Blind 9/11 Survivor Shares Story with High School Graduates

Tribute left on the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. Tribute left on the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

A survivor of Sept.11 shared his story with High School graduates.  Read more »

FDNY Sons Honor Lost Firefighter Fathers

Left to right: Frank Palombo, who died on 9/11, and his son Thomas Palombo. Photo courtesy of the FDNY. Left to right: Frank Palombo, who died on 9/11, and his son Thomas Palombo. Photo courtesy of the FDNY.

In honor of International Firefighters' Day, we share a story of two firefighters who are honoring the legacy of their fathers who died in the line of duty just months apart.  Read more »

New on View: Gloves Worn on 9/11 During Pentagon Rescue Efforts

Gloves worn by Richard Stallings on 9/11. Collections 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of FBI Special Agent Richard Stallings. Gloves worn by Richard Stallings on 9/11. Collections 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of FBI Special Agent Richard Stallings.

A artifact worn by an FBI special agent on 9/11 is now on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum's historical exhibition.  Read more »

Tribeca Film Festival Reaches 15-Year Milestone

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off last night and runs through April 24.  Read more »

Remembering Charles S. Hirsch, Chief Medical Examiner on 9/11

Dr. Charles S. Hirsch. Photo courtesy of the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME). Dr. Charles S. Hirsch. Photo courtesy of the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME).

Dr. Charles S. Hirsch, who served as New York City’s chief medical examiner from 1989 until his retirement in 2013, died at 79.  Read more »

Students Reflect on 9/11 in Essay Contest

A tribute left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee. A tribute left on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Jin Lee.

A September 11 remembrance essay contest is being sponsored by the Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation, Fire-Rescue and Fire Chiefs’ Association of Palm Beach County.  Read more »

Remembering 9/11 Hero Flight Attendant Betty Ong

Birthday rose in Betty Ong's name at the 9/11 Memorial. Birthday rose in Betty Ong's name at the 9/11 Memorial.

On the morning of 9/11, flight attendant Betty Ong called American Airlines and reported, "I think we are getting hijacked."  Read more »

9/11 Artifacts Donated to New Homes

Crews load PATH train car No. 143 onto a flatbed trailer outside Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo by Lenis Rodrigues. Crews load PATH train car No. 143 onto a flatbed trailer outside Hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo by Lenis Rodrigues.

A pair of 9/11 artifacts have been moved to a permanent home after being stored for more than a decade at an aircraft hangar.  Read more »