BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island Fire Department members at the 9/11 memorial on the Center Firehouse grounds, September 11, 2016.
Anyone old enough to remember September 11, 2001 can tell you where they were when they first heard a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. They will recall the subsequent reports of a second plane hitting the complex that confirmed their fears that this was no accident, but an act of terrorism. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
A piece of ironwork from the World Trade Center is embedded outside the Shelter Island Center Firehouse where firefighters, auxiliary members and others gathered Friday morning to remember the fallen and pay respects to survivors on the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
A lone tear ran down Liam Carroll’s face as he stood Friday morning, September 11 at the monument — a metal piece of the former World Trade Center — that stands outside the Shelter Island Center Firehouse. (more…)