Robert Dinan, co-owner of Kitchens by Kerrie on Longboat Key, served on the New York Police Department from 1996 to 2010. He was at his Long Island, N.Y., home Sept. 11, 2001, when he learned that a plane had hit the first tower.
Claire Hunter and her husband, Ralph, who founded the Longboat Observer, were among volunteers on-hand Sept. 10, 2001, at the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort to greet President George W. Bush.
The Observer recounts the events before and after Sept. 11, 2001, as they unfolded locally.
We asked you to submit your memory of where you were for 9/11. Here is what you sent.
Town Hall will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Tropical Disturbance 35 is currently traveling northwest in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Planning & Zoning Board will discuss amendments to its Comprehensive Plan tomorrow