Ceremony for 9/11 first responders

The National Sept. 11 Memorial hosted a wreath-laying ceremony on Tues., Sept. 20 to honor the fallen 9/11 first responders. The ceremony marks the first of seven “first responder days” for members of 9/11 first responder agencies and their families as a tribute to the 441 responders whose names are inscribed on the memorial’s bronze panels.

Among those that attended the ceremony were 9/11 Memorial Chair, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, F.D.N.Y. Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, N.Y.P.D. Commissioner Raymond Kelly, Port Authority Police Superintendent Michael Fedorko and 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels.