Sept. 11, 2001
McHenry High School’s volleyball program also held a special event to honor veterans on Sept. 9 where 23 local veterans were honored
In the days that followed the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in New York City, Lee Newtson, 79, of Sycamore, was one of many volunteers who made their way to ground zero to sift through the rubble. "Just felt like I had to," Newtson said about his service, which he shared in the hopes that people don't "become complacent."
20th anniversary ceremony was held in front of the Will County courthouse on Saturday
Speakers share memories of 9/11, what the day means to them on the 20th anniversary of the attacks
9/11 observances in Dixon and Sterling recognize service and sacrifice and the change that 20 years have brought
DeKalb firefighter Pat Eriksen said it “just blows my mind that it’s been 20 years” since terrorists flew airplanes into the World Trade Center in New York City and his firefighter cousin from Brooklyn died in the line of duty on Sept. 11, 2001.
Joliet-area residents share memories of 9/11
'It was a very uncertain time': As the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is upon us, DeKalb County residents and elected officials reflect:
NIU senior Daniel Langguth was only 3 years old when 9/11 happened, and has no memory of that day. He reflected on that and how 9/11 "made people momentarily put aside their differences to come together," during an on-campus ceremony Friday.
‘Like walking on a massive grave’: Firefighter from Hinckley recalls rescue mission at Ground Zero