Today We Remember Firefighter Robert McMahon

When he wasn't busy battling flames, Robert McMahon, 35, whom everyone called Bobby, liked to make things. He built a haunted house for children with cancer. He painted landscapes and loved photography. He could turn mute lumber into furniture of distinction.

Today We Remember Firefighter William McGovern

Mary knowing her outgoing, assertive husband did not leave before the tower crashed to the ground after the terrorist attack was no surprise to Mary McGovern. Knowing his record for saving lives, she said, “He was going to make sure that everybody got out before he got out.”

Today We Remember Firefighter William McGinn

Lt. William “Billy” Edward McGinn of Riverdale, a former Staten Islander, was a devoted husband and father. As a member of the New York City Fire Department’s Squad 18 based in Manhattan, he was among the first units to arrive at the scene of the World Trade Center disaster.