9/11 20th Anniversary: Memorial Services and Tributes in Rockland County, NY
Pay tribute and remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 at these 9/11 20th anniversary memorials in Rockland County, NY
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September 11th Patriot Day Ceremony
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 11, 6pm
WHERE: Orange County Arboretum, 211 NY-416, Montgomery
WHAT: The September 11th Patriot Day ceremony will be held at the Orange County Arboretum at Thomas Bull Memorial Park. The event honors the memory of the 44 Orange County residents who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
WANT TO GO? Free.
September 11 Anniversary Tributes in New Jersey
Annual 9/11 Candlelight Ceremony
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 11, 7:30pm
WHERE: Westwood Train Station, 365 Broadway, Westwood, NJ
WHAT: Westwood will hold its annual 9/11 Candlelight Ceremony with a few special additions to commemorate the 20th Anniversary. In keeping with the tradition that began two days after the tragic event in 2001, it is a solemn ceremony, beginning with the opening prayer by a local Clergy, the Pledge of Allegiance, and our National Anthem. The Westwood Volunteer Fire Department Color Guard will be in attendance, along with other members of the department. A number of songs will be played allowing people to reflect about what happened that fateful day and all the lives that were lost. Special recognition will be given to the four Westwood residents who lost their lives at the World Trade Center on that day; Daphne Pouletsos, Michael Wholey, Francis Riccardelli and Kalyan Sarkar. In addition, Sgt. Chris Hrbek, USMC, killed in action in Afghanistan will also be recognized.
WANT TO GO? Free. The public is asked to bring candles if possible.
September 11th Memorial Service
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 11, 6:30-7:30pm
WHERE: Pequannock Township Town Hall, 530 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains, NJ
WHAT: Pequannock UNICO will present its annual remembrance ceremony in the parking lot of the Pequannock Township municipal building.? Take part in this solemn tribute to the victims and first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice 20 years ago on this day.
WANT TO GO? Free.