NYC, Nation Mark 19 Years Since 9/11 Attacks as Pandemic Alters Traditions

Flags are flying half-staff across the tri-state area Friday in remembrance of the thousands of lives lost to the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 — in full awareness of the tens of thousands of lives first responders helped save amid the pandemic and the many more thousands they could not. The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut…