rescue and recovery

Father, Sons Return to Ground Zero for Recovery Ceremony

Jon, Joe, and Joe Bradley Jr. at 9/11 Memorial Museum Recovery Worker Event (Photo: Jin Lee) Jon, Joe, and Joe Bradley Jr. at 9/11 Memorial Museum Recovery Worker Event (Photo: Jin Lee)

A father and his two sons, all of whom took part in the 9/11 rescue and recovery effort, returned together to the World Trade Center site on May 28, 2015 to attend a special ceremony held at the 9/11 Memorial Museum to mark the 13th anniversary of the end of the nine-month recovery effort.  Read more »

Hard Hat Used in 9/11 Recovery Efforts is On View

Steve Nevins hard hat worn during the recovery at Ground Zero (Photo: Amy Dreher) Steve Nevins hard hat worn during the recovery at Ground Zero (Photo: Amy Dreher)

Steve Nevins, who was a New York State police captain at the time, was in the Albany area when he learned that the World Trade Center had been attacked on 9/11. As he prepared to respond to the disaster site, his thoughts turned to the safety of his brother, Gerard Nevins. Gerard was a New York City firefighter with Rescue Company 1.  Read more »

H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 Take Part in 'The Diary' Exhibit at Morgan Library & Musuem (Updated)

 A selection of writings by members of  H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 are being featured in an exhibit at the Morgan Library Museum until May 22.  H.E.A.R.T. 9/11 is a volunteer disaster response nonprofit organization.  Read more »