2015 14th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrances

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Town of Stony Point, NY September 11, 2011 Candlelight Memorial Service.
Town of Stony Point, NY September 11, 2011 Candlelight Memorial Service.


At remembrance ceremony will take 5 p.m., Friday, September 11 at the 9/11 Memorial adjacent to Town Hall, 10 Maple Avenue, New City. At the event, town officials will honor the memory of those who perished on September 11, 2001 and the strength and courage of their families and friends from Rockland who continue to mourn their loss. The names of the Rockland County individuals who perished will be read by Supervisor Alex Gromack, Town Council Members, and the Clarkstown Police Chief.

Officials including Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Legislative Chairman Alden Wolfe will take part in a ceremony featuring prayer and song at 8:30 a.m. A moment of silence will be held at 8:46 a.m. The names of the 81 Rockland victims of the 1993 and 2001 World Trade Center attacks will be read by relatives at 9:03 a.m. Haverstraw Bay County Park, 21 Gagan Road.

The Village of Nyack’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony will take place at Nyack’s Veterans’ Park, located at the corner of Main Street and Cedar Street in downtown Nyack, on the morning of Sunday, September 11. The community will gather there starting at 8:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at8:45 sharp. The ceremony will include brief remarks by Mike Longuil, Commander of American Legion Post 310 in Nyack, and Jerry Fenton, Chaplain of Post 310 and the Nyack Fire Department, and Nyack officials. John Deluisse will play Taps. In case of rain, the ceremony will take place at Nyack Village Hall.


The Town of Ramapo’s 14th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony will take place on Friday, September 11, in Ramapo Town Hall’s Council Room. The program will begin at 11 a.m. The Town of Ramapo Freedom Award which is dedicated to the memory of the Town residents who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, will be presented to: Joseph D’Urso, William Farber and The Vincent Crotty Foundation for exemplary community service. A special commemorative video entitled, “Tuesday’s Children” will also be screened. Ramapo Town Hall is located at 237 Route 59, Suffern, New York.

RCC welcomes the community to a ceremony Friday, September 11 8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. at the Memorial Garden in the Academic Quad. This year’s ceremony includes dedication of several newly planted saplings in the Memorial Garden, the saplings are from the famed 9/11 Survivor Tree. Honored guests Jefferson and Alison Crowther of Nyack, will lay a wreath in memory of their son, Welles Remy Crowther, known as “The Man in the Red Bandana,” who gave his life rescuing others on 9/11.
Poet Laureate Dan Masterson will read his poem, Old Man in the Garden, written for this occasion. The ceremony also includes recognition and thanks to the many who have dedicated personal inscriptions for bricks placed in the Memorial Garden’s Walkway to Success.  RCC’s 9/11 Memorial Garden also includes Eric David Laxman’s sculpture, Spirit Rising, constructed with steel from the World Trade Center site.

The village invites all residents to take part in a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. at the exact time the first of the Twin Towers was struck. A memorial service on Friday, September 11, 2015 at the community fields commencing at 7 p.m.  The program will culminate with a candlelight procession around the complex.

Join the community in front of Village Hall, 200 North Main Street, Spring Valley, in honor of 9-11 for a Memorial Service.   Friday, September 11 at 1 p.m.

A Candlelight Memorial Service is being held at Stony Point Town Hall on Friday, September 11 at 7 p.m.

Mayor Trish Abato and the Village Board of Trustees announce that the annual Village of Suffern 9-11 Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony will be held on Friday, September 11, at 7:00 p.m., at the Donna Hallet Park, located on Lonergan Drive in Suffern, NY. All veteran groups, scout groups and the public are invited to attend.  For further information, contact Cathy Mills at 845-357-7943 or cathym@suffernvillage.com.

At 6 p.m. on Friday, September 11, the Town of Orangetown will hold their annual memorial ceremony to commemorate the men and women from Rockland County who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.Held in front of the 9/11 Memorial on the grounds of Town Hall, this service provides a time and a place for the community to come together and honor the memories of those who lost their lives to this brutal attack.

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