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New on View: Soccer Jersey belonging to FDNY firefighter lost on 9/11

Home jersey for Argentina's national soccer team that belonged to firefighter Sergio Villanueva. Gift of the Villanueva family, in loving memory of Sergio Gabriel Villanueva. Home jersey for Argentina's national soccer team that belonged to firefighter Sergio Villanueva. Gift of the Villanueva family, in loving memory of Sergio Gabriel Villanueva.

Firefighter Sergio Villanueva was passionate about soccer. Now on view at the 9/11 Memorial Museum is his favorite jersey.  Read more »

Final Large Ground Zero Artifacts Moved from JFK Hangar

Frank Siller, chairman and CEO of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation addressing a crowd during the ceremony at JFK. Photo Credit: Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.  Frank Siller, chairman and CEO of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation addressing a crowd during the ceremony at JFK. Photo Credit: Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

A ceremony was held at Kennedy International Airport as the three largest remaining artifacts from the Sept. 11 terror attacks were removed from Hangar 17.  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 »

Former FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Dies at 83

Former FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta. Photo courtesy of FDNY. Former FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta. Photo courtesy of FDNY.

Former FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, who took charge in the wake of 9/11, has died.  Read more »

9/11 Responder’s Art Depicts the ‘Ability to Carry On'

Matthew Tyree, 9/11 responder and artist. Photo by Mia Summerson, Night and Day Editor, Niagara Gazette and Lockport Union-Sun and Journal. Matthew Tyree, 9/11 responder and artist. Photo by Mia Summerson, Night and Day Editor, Niagara Gazette and Lockport Union-Sun and Journal.

9/11 responder creates artwork in response to the attacks.  Read more »

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Participants in the New York City Firefighter Stair Climb pause for a moment of silence on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Angela Sheridan. Participants in the New York City Firefighter Stair Climb pause for a moment of silence on the 9/11 Memorial. Photo by Angela Sheridan.

The Lens: Capturing Life and Events at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.  Read more »

Remembering FDNY Hero Battalion Chief Orio J. Palmer

White rose placed in FDNY Battalion Chief Orio J. Palmer's name at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo of Palmer Courtesy of Voices of September 11th, The 9/11 Living Memorial Project. White rose placed in FDNY Battalion Chief Orio J. Palmer's name at the 9/11 Memorial. Photo of Palmer Courtesy of Voices of September 11th, The 9/11 Living Memorial Project.

Today marks the 60th birthday of the esteemed FDNY Battalion Chief Orio Joseph Palmer, who died in the line of duty on Sept. 11.  Read more »

FDNY Bids Farewell to Canine Companion

FDNY Dalmatian, Twenty, poses on Ladder 20. Photo courtesy of FDNY. FDNY Dalmatian, Twenty, poses on Ladder 20. Photo courtesy of FDNY.

FDNY announces the death of Twenty, a Dalmation that became a mascot to Ladder Co. 20 after 9/11.  Read more »

Probies Mark FDNY 150th Anniversary with Memorial Tribute

Probies lined up along the South Pool near the names of the FDNY victims. Photo by Ben Hider. Probies lined up along the South Pool near the names of the FDNY victims. Photo by Ben Hider.

Probationary firefighters Matthew Asaro and Brendan Stackpole laid a wreath at the South Pool of the 9/11 Memorial on Wednesday, where the names of the 343 members of the FDNY who were killed in the line of duty on 9/11 are inscribed.  Read more »

Father of Fallen 9/11 Firefighter Gets 'Wish of a Lifetime' to Visit Museum

Rudy Meisenheimer stands at the south pool of the 9/11 Memorial where his son's name is inscribed in the bronze parapets. Photo by David Warner Photography. Rudy Meisenheimer stands at the south pool of the 9/11 Memorial where his son's name is inscribed in the bronze parapets. Photo by David Warner Photography.

Rudy Meisenheimer, a 92-year-old Navy veteran, received the "Wish of a Lifetime" when he visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum to honor his son who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 11.  Read more »