Henry Johnson Award presented to Albany nurse and community activist

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Saturday, Dr. Brenda J. Robinson, a nurse, and community activist of Albany was the recipient of the 5th Annual Henry Johnson Award for distinguished community service presented by Mayor Sheehan, veterans of the 369th Infantry Regiment and a diverse audience at the City’s riverfront. How Lower Manhattan has changed in 20 years Dr. Robinson … Read more

Sept. 11 then and now: See how Lower Manhattan has changed in 20 years

(WPIX/WTEN) — A lot has changed across New York City in the 20 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. From the majestic rise of One World Trade Center and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum — built on the land where the original twin towers stood — to new hotels and restaurants in … Read more

American Airlines pilot remembers father who was flying hijacked flight on 9/11: ‘We will never forget’

CHICAGO (WGN) — Tom McGuinness was 14 years old on September 11, 2001. His father, also named Tom, went to work that day as a pilot for American Airlines. He was the first officer on American Airlines flight #11 when it took off from Boston heading for Los Angeles.  Early in the flight, hijackers commandeered the aircraft … Read more

Powerful photos: 9/11 memorial ceremony in NYC

MANHATTAN — Americans solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil just weeks after the fraught end of the Afghanistan war that followed. With a tolling bell and a moment of silence, the anniversary ceremony at ground zero in New York began exactly two decades after the … Read more

Virginia woman reflects on father who died in World Trade Center

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — “There was a big fire in the city, so please pray.” Those were the first words Kayla Arestivo, 28, remembers hearing regarding the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. More coverage || Remembering Sept. 11 Arestivo was a third-grader in a Catholic school on Long Island and didn’t think much of … Read more

Pilot tasked with finding Flight 93 before it made its way to DC

WASHINGTON (WTAJ) — Shortly before Flight 93 crashed, two Air Force fighter pilots scrambled to stop it and protect the nation’s capital. Willing to sacrifice her own life to save countless others, Heather “Lucky” Penney was one of the pilots tasked with taking down the hijacked airliner on Sept. 11. Army West Point Football honoring … Read more

North Country Weekend Calendar: 9/11 observances mark 20 year anniversary

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – This weekend in the North Country Weekend Calendar includes a time to observe and remember 20 years since the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. On Saturday, there are some local events sharing stories from responders who were there; with some acknowledgment of the more recent … Read more