Solemn ceremonies held across the nation on anniversary of 9/11

Five years after the 9/11 terror attacks on New York City?s World Trade Center, solemn ceremonies are planned across the nation Monday to remember the nearly 3,000 people killed. In the area where the

News 12 Staff

Sep 12, 2006, 2:34 AM

Updated 6,469 days ago

Share:

Solemn ceremonies held across the nation on anniversary of 9/11
Five years after the 9/11 terror attacks on New York City?s World Trade Center, solemn ceremonies are planned across the nation Monday to remember the nearly 3,000 people killed.
In the area where the Twin Towers once stood in the financial district of Manhattan, spouses and partners of the 2,749 people who died at the trade center read the names of the victims. Families and friends of those killed were also at the site to lay flowers to remember their loved ones. Moments of silence were held at 8:46 a.m., 9:03 a.m., 9:59 a.m. and 10:29 a.m., the times when the planes struck the towers and the towers fell.
A moment of silence was also held at 8:46 a.m. in the American and United terminals of Logan International Airport in Boston. Both flights took off from Logan before slamming into the towers.
In a new age of war and terrorism, some New Yorkers say they cannot help but wonder if we are any safer now than we were then. Bronx residents say we as a nation need to not only remember but to learn from the events of that day, now five years ago.
Related Information:Murals, memorials throughout the Bronx serve as tributes to 9/11 victims Runners lace up their shoes for 9/11 memorial run on Pelham Parkway


More from News 12
3:04
Tractor-trailer rollover blocks lanes leading to I-95 northbound in Rye

Tractor-trailer rollover blocks lanes leading to I-95 northbound in Rye

2:21
Beautiful day today, scattered showers and a rumble of thunder later this evening

Beautiful day today, scattered showers and a rumble of thunder later this evening

2:51
Traffic Alert: New pedestrian/bicycle bridge construction in Tarrytown

Traffic Alert: New pedestrian/bicycle bridge construction in Tarrytown

0:25
State police: Somers teen arrested for stabbing father

State police: Somers teen arrested for stabbing father

1:02
Headlines: Deadly shooting in Monticello, stolen car crash, Rye car break-ins

Headlines: Deadly shooting in Monticello, stolen car crash, Rye car break-ins

1:32
Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Exclusive Deals – Up to 50% OFF!

Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Exclusive Deals – Up to 50% OFF!

Is your dad awesome? Hudson Valley tell us why your dad rocks!

Is your dad awesome? Hudson Valley tell us why your dad rocks!

3:17
Lead prosecutor in Robert Durst murder trial vacationed at Hamptons home of killer’s widow

Lead prosecutor in Robert Durst murder trial vacationed at Hamptons home of killer’s widow

0:54
Funeral services take place for Clarkstown Councilman Mark Woods

Funeral services take place for Clarkstown Councilman Mark Woods

0:51
Vigil held for NYPD officer killed in deadly Orange County crash

Vigil held for NYPD officer killed in deadly Orange County crash

0:26
New APPI commission to influence policy change in New York

New APPI commission to influence policy change in New York

Mount Vernon girl's empowerment program receives near $1 million grant

Mount Vernon girl's empowerment program receives near $1 million grant

2:27
Newburgh school board approves board election results, discusses plans for budget

Newburgh school board approves board election results, discusses plans for budget

0:44
Armonk man charged for trying to stab police officer multiple times

Armonk man charged for trying to stab police officer multiple times

0:49
Special election set to fill vacant Yorktown town board seat

Special election set to fill vacant Yorktown town board seat

1:35
Questions swirl as Tuckahoe mayor declares new Ossining home her primary residence

Questions swirl as Tuckahoe mayor declares new Ossining home her primary residence

1:10
Rockland County family among those injured in fatal Singapore Airlines turbulence incident

Rockland County family among those injured in fatal Singapore Airlines turbulence incident

1:50
Proposed NY bill would give certain inmates up to $2,550 in taxpayer money upon release

Proposed NY bill would give certain inmates up to $2,550 in taxpayer money upon release

0:32
Early morning shooting in Monticello leaves 1 dead, 1 hospitalized

Early morning shooting in Monticello leaves 1 dead, 1 hospitalized

0:18
Two Hudson Valley students head to 2024 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Two Hudson Valley students head to 2024 Scripps National Spelling Bee