September 11

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Nearly two decades removed from 9/11, it’s possible some motorists on the Scajaquada Expressway Wednesday morning didn’t even realize it was the 18th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack ever carried out on U.S. soil.


A group of community members, police officers, firefighters and military members made sure that wasn’t the case.


On Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush was visiting Sarasota, Fla. At 8 a.m. sharp, the CIA's Michael Morell delivered the daily intelligence briefing — something he did six mornings a week — regardless of whether the president was at the White House or on the road.

"Contrary to press reporting and myth, there was absolutely nothing in my briefing that had to do with terrorism that day," Morell recalled. "Most of it had to do with the Israeli-Palestinian issue."

Buffalo remembers 9/11 attacks, 16 years later

Sep 11, 2017
Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park

Ceremonies were hosted throughout the United States Monday morning, 16 years after the 9/11 terror attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. Remembrances held in Buffalo included one held within the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park.


Across the country, everyone has a different memory of the September 11th attacks. But for counter-terrorism and human rights lawyer Julia Hall, one of the most poignant experiences of the day was that of another human being. Julia told her 9/11 story to her husband Patrick Mahoney during a visit to the StoryCorps mobile tour booth in Buffalo last September.

Remembering 9/11

Sep 11, 2012
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Western New York is taking time to remember the events of September 11, 2001 with several events to honor those who lost their lives eleven years ago.

Several events are scheduled Tuesday throughout the area to recall the horrific terrorist attacks.