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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 »

Remembering FDNY Chaplain Father Mychal Judge

Father Mychal Judge, FDNY chaplain. Courtesy of the FDNY Family Assistance Unit. Father Mychal Judge, FDNY chaplain. Courtesy of the FDNY Family Assistance Unit.

As the 9/11 Memorial Museum prepares to welcome Pope Francis on Sept. 25, we look back at the inspirational life of Father Mychal Judge.  Read more »

Curator Tells Story Behind FDNY ‘Dream Bike’ Memorial

The "Dream Bike" on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo by Jin Lee) The "Dream Bike" on display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (Photo by Jin Lee)

Hear the story behind the "Dream Bike" motorcycle-turned-memorial from the curator who was involved in bringing it to the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s collection.  Read more »

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

Members of the U.S. Navy inspect the destroyed fire engine, Ladder 3, at the 9/11 Museum. Photo: Jenny Pachucki Members of the U.S. Navy inspect the destroyed fire engine, Ladder 3, at the 9/11 Museum. Photo: Jenny Pachucki

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