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Remembering 9/11 around the region

It was 17 years ago this Tuesday –September 11, 2001–that the twin towers of the World Trade Center fell, the Pentagon was attacked, and a jet, also hijacked by terrorists, crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania as passengers aboard took action.
This year, again, many Central NY communities hold remembrances and memorial services. Here is a partial listing (all welcome your participation):

>Syracuse: 17 minutes of Silence
Forman Police Park, 700 Block East Genesee St
8:30am Honor Guard, 8:46-9:03am Candle Lighting
(17 minutes is the time between the first and second jets’ strikes at the World Trade Center)

>Oswego: Dawn Procession
Bridge Street, between East 3rd & West 1st
Team RWB runners, followed by area first responders (lights, no sirens)
6am

>SUNY Oswego: Flag Display
outside Marano Campus Center
American flags represent 9/11 victims
24×7 until next weekend

>Ithaca: Prayer Service
St John’s Episcopal, 210 N Cayuga St
7:30am (also evening prayers)

>Ithaca: 9/11 Memorial Exhibit
Rothschild’s, 215 The Commons
through September

>Ithaca College: Memorial Service
Muller Chapel
2:30-4pm

>Cortland: 9/11 Memorial unveiling
Courthouse Park
(bricks bought & donated by community members)
8:30am

>Auburn: Patriot Day wreath-laying
9/11 Memorial, Memorial City Hall South Lawn
8:35am

>Geneva: Memorial commemoration
Lakefront Park (Long Pier)
11am

>Cleveland: Silent March
starts at Methodist Church, 73 Bridge Street to Lakeview Park
6:20pm walk, remembrances in the park

>DeWitt: 9/11 remembrance
9/11 Memorial at Town Hall, 5400 Butternut Drive
6:30pm

>Phoenix: Henley Park
(bring a lawn chair & a candle)
6:30-7:30pm

>Rome Police/Fire Wall dedication
Police & Fire Memorial Park, Black River Blvd
(inside Central Fire Station if raining)
6:30pm

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