Nonprofit asking candidates to stop campaigning on 9/11

The non-profit 9/11 Day has joined Flight 93 mother Alice Hoagland in asking politicians to refrain from campaigning on the fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Read the Associated Press article here.

A similar request was made to the 2012 Presidential candidates, who both complied.

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FDNY firefighters donate towards housing needs of families of murdered Dallas police officers

The New York City Fire Department reports that today, FDNY members presented a check to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation as part of a national fundraising initiative to support the considerable housing needs of the families of the Dallas Police Department Officers who were killed or injured on July 7, 2016. The funds were raised by Battalion 42, Engine 201, Engine 242, Engine 243, Engine 284, Engine 307, Engine 330, Ladder 114, Ladder 149, Ladder 154, Ladder 168, Ladder 172, the FDNY Ceremonial Unit and the FDNY Bureau of Fire Investigation.

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September 11th in photos – Our Darkest Hours

Reporters at the Staten Island Advance have compiled a series of 62 photographs from September 11, 2001. They can be seen here.

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