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One Month After 9/11, Recovery Workers Found The Charred Remains Of A Callery Pear Tree That Survived The Destruction

About a month after the 9/11 attacks wreaked havoc on the United States, a survivor was found amidst the wreckage. Recovery workers dug out the charred remains of a Callery pear tree. Its trunk was blackened, the boughs were broken, and the roots were snapped, but it still had a few leaves growing from a branch. More.

Pa. General Assembly passes 9/11 remembrance bill

New details have emerged on a bill that is now on its way to Gov. Josh Shapiro's desk. The bill would require schools to observe a moment of silence each year on Sept. 11. More.

Aurora honors local firefighters who joined 9/11 response

Monday marks 22 years since the September 11th terrorist attacks. There are events and ceremonies in the Chicago area and across the country to remember and pay tribute to the lives lost. More.

Columbia Fire Department participates in 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

The Columbia Fire Department participated in its annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Saturday, June 1, 2024, to honor first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. More.

Bill memorializing 9/11 in schools moves to governor’s desk

Pennsylvania lawmakers finalized a bill requiring that schools observe a moment of silence annually in recognition of Sept. 11, moving the proposal to the desk of Gov. Josh Shapiro to be signed into law. More.

Climb to the top of One World Observatory commemorates 9/11

Over a thousand people on Sunday climbed the 104 floors to the top of One World Observatory Sunday to commemorate 9/11. The eighth annual run, hosted by the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, simulates the route first responders and people in the stairwells faced during 9/11. More.

Pilot ordered to prevent 9/11 hijacked plane from reaching Washington D.C., retires

A pilot with the United States Air Force known for his role in preventing a hijacked plane on Sept. 11, 2001, from making its way to Washington D.C. is retiring after decades on the job. More.

Western Massachusetts Post 9/11 and Service Dog Memorial Park set to open Saturday

There was an official opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday for the Western Massachusetts Post 9/11 and Service Dog Memorial Park in Chicopee. More.