Nearly 500 Long Islanders were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. These are the stories of those who were lost.
See Newsday's extra edition cover from Sept. 11, 2001, its covers from the days immediately after the terrorist attacks, and related front pages and stories through the 19th anniversary of 9/11. They are in chronological order.
See Newsday's latest news and stories related to 9/11.
At ceremonies across Long Island, thousands gathered to keep memories alive and pay tribute to first responders who face debilitating 9/11-related illnesses today.5m read
Jimmy Riches, named after his FDNY firefighter uncle, said he wasn't born when Riches died on 9/11 but feels his presence. "You are always in my heart," the boy said at the lower Manhattan ceremony Sunday, "and I know that you are watching me."5m read
"Regardless of the DNA testing we do, we will never [identify] all of the victims," OCME forensic anthropologist Bradley Adams told Newsday.7m read
"The idea of 'we will never forget' is simply an impossibility as memory fades — or memory never forms — of an event, because the next generation comes along," said a history professor.5m read
Life seemed to just be beginning for Massapequa Park resident Melissa Pascuma-Gangi 13 years ago....2m read
On Sunday morning, the 21st anniversary, FDNY Firefighter Etan Blatt is running 34.3 miles — from Long Beach to the Ground Zero site — to help memorialize his slain colleagues raise money for the families and firehouses of firefighters who die in the line of duty.3m read
Campus memorials on Long Island to victims of the 9/11 attacks serve to help children and teenagers not alive at the time gain a deeper appreciation of that day 21 years ago and changes to their day-to-day lives that continue in 2022.3m read
Dozens of events will be held across Nassau and Suffolk and in New York City during the next week to honor the thousands of people killed at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 11, 2001.2m read
The World Trade Center officially opened on April 4, 1973. Here are photographs of the lower Manhattan buildings prior to the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001.