Sunday, September 11, 2016

Remembering 9/11 NYC World Trade Center Towers Attack, 15th Anniversary Today - Tribute In Light Seen From Roosevelt Island

Today is the 15th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center Towers, the Pentagon and the downing of Flight 93 in Shanksville Pennsylvania.

Sharon Williams shares this photo taken last night of the Tribute In Light seen from Roosevelt Island and tweets:

Here's what the World Trade Center attacks looked like from Roosevelt Island on September 11, 2001.

Main Street WIRE Image Of Smoke From World Trade Center Attack by Vicki Feinmel/Linda Heimer

Below is the Roosevelt Island 9/11 Remembrance Garden

and the plaque in the Remembrance Garden that honors Roosevelt Islanders who died in the terrorist attack:
Ed Beyea,
Anthony J. Fallone,
Taimour Khan,
Scott Larsen,
Kevin J. Smith and the firefighters who were based on Roosevelt Island
Deputy Chief Ray Downey,
Deputy Chief Charlie Kasper,
Battalion Chief John Moran, and
Battalion Chief John Paolillo.

UPDATE 11:30 PM - More views of Tribute In Light seen from Roosevelt Island:
A photo posted by ScottyP (@scottpiro) on