Eleven years ago, on September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked when hijakers crashed a plane into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City at 8:46 a.m. At 9:03 a.m., another plane collided into the south tower. At 9:37 a.m., a third plane then crashed into the Pentagon building. We’ll never forget the terrible tragedy—but America will stand together.
Suffern Memorial Ceremony
At 8 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at Ramapo Town Hall, located at 237 Route 59, in Suffern, a remembrance ceremony for the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 will be held. Special presentations include 9/11 Survivors Network and national recording artist, Gia Farrell. It will be broadcasted live over Cablevision channels 75, 77 or 78; Verizon Fios channel 32; or video-streamed online at www.ramapo.org. In the event of inclement weather, ceremony will take place indoors in the Ramapo Town Council Room. Info: Supervisor’s office at 845-357-5100 ext. 201.
RCC Dedication Ceremony
From 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Rockland Community College, come to a dedication ceremony to commemorate the Memorial Garden, a centerpiece created from steel artifacts from the World Trade Center. To get your name inscribed with a personal message on a brick, a donation of $100 to the RCC foundation is required. All are welcome. Info: 845-574-4576.
Haverstraw Memorial Service
At 8:30 a.m. at Haverstraw Bay County Park, a 9/11 memorial service will be held to mark the anniversary of the tragic events that occurred 11 years ago. All are welcome.