It was 16 years ago that the attacks on 9-11,2001 occurred killing thousands and leaving behind a new reality for Americans and the future of the Free World. First responders and their dedication to help in the face of terror are being recognized and remembered today in Niagara Falls.

The public is invited to be a part of a special ceremony in Niagara Falls,NY to honor the fallen heroes of the most horrific terror attack on US soil. All Niagara Falls fire and police personnel will gather at the firehouse at Royal Avenue and Hyde Park Boulevard.Be there early as a moment of silence will be observed at 9:59, the time that the South Tower fell.