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Former Memorial Staffer Finds New Calling

Blake Beatty shown at work garnering support for the 9/11 Memorial as a senior development officer. (File photo/Michael Frazier) Blake Beatty shown at work garnering support for the 9/11 Memorial as a senior development officer. (File photo/Michael Frazier)

A former 9/11 Memorial staffer takes her body of knowledge and experience to lead development for Friends of Hudson  River Park.  Read more »

Remembering the Six Victims of the WTC 1993 Bombing

The names of the six victims of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing are forever inscribed in bronze on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Amy Dreher photo) The names of the six victims of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing are forever inscribed in bronze on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Amy Dreher photo)

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is commemorating the 19th anniversary of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center by sharing stories and artifacts connected to that tragic day.  Read more »

19 Years Later: Honoring the Victims of the WTC 1993 Bombing

The original memorial to the six victims of the 1993 bombing was destroyed on 9/11. The victims' names are now inscribed on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (File photo) The original memorial to the six victims of the 1993 bombing was destroyed on 9/11. The victims' names are now inscribed on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (File photo)

The names of the six victims of the first attack on the World Trade Center some 19 years ago are inscribed in bronze on the 9/11 Memorial with the names of the thousands killed on Sept. 11.  See the names at names.911memorial.org.  Read more »

StoryCorps: Recording Memory of the 1993 WTC Bombing Attack

The Memorial Guide shows the location of John DiGiovanni's name on the 9/11 Memorial. Learn more and explore the guide at names.911memorial.org. The Memorial Guide shows the location of John DiGiovanni's name on the 9/11 Memorial. Learn more and explore the guide at names.911memorial.org.

In an audio recording by StoryCorps, a former World Trade Center director and CEO remembers John DiGiovanni who was killed in the WTC bombing on Feb. 26, 1993.  Read more »

19 Years Later: Remembering the 1993 Bombing Attack on WTC

(9/11 Memorial Museum photo) (9/11 Memorial Museum photo)

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is commemorating the 19th anniversary of the Feb. 26, 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center by sharing stories and artifacts connected to that tragic day.  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

(Amy Dreher photo) (Amy Dreher photo)

Relatives, close friends and co-workers of the victims whose names are inscribed on the 9/11 Memorial are leaving behind various tributes.  Read more »

A Ship Forged from WTC Steel

USS New York berthed at Pier 88 on Sept. 8, 2011 (Photo by Scott Koen, M/V LT Michael P. Murphy/via ussnewyork's Flickr) USS New York berthed at Pier 88 on Sept. 8, 2011 (Photo by Scott Koen, M/V LT Michael P. Murphy/via ussnewyork's Flickr)

USS New York commemorates 9/11 in more ways than one  Read more »

Lower Manhattan Tourism has Record-Breaking Year in 2011 with 9.8 Million Visitors (Updated)

Federal Hall on Wall Street (Courtesy photo) Federal Hall on Wall Street (Courtesy photo)

The 9/11 Memorial played role in record-breaking year for tourism in lower Manhattan, Alliance for Downtown New York report shows.  Read more »

A 9/11 Story of Love and Loss

Susan Rossinow with her husband, Norman, at their April 2001 engagement party. Norman died on 9/11. (Photo courtesy of 9/11 Memorial Museum collection, Gift of Susan in memory of my husband Norman Rossinow.) Susan Rossinow with her husband, Norman, at their April 2001 engagement party. Norman died on 9/11. (Photo courtesy of 9/11 Memorial Museum collection, Gift of Susan in memory of my husband Norman Rossinow.)

The widow of 9/11 victim Norman Rossinow recounts how the couple met and fell in love.    Read more »