Five Ways to Remember 9/11 in Port Jeff

How you can take part in commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

Sunday marks the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Many people will be looking for ways to honor the people who perished on that day and those who worked and fought so hard in the rescue efforts. Organizations throughout the community are planning memorial ceremonies to remember the victims of 9/11 and honor the heroes of the day. There are also memorials to the 9/11 victims that you can visit to pay your private respects.

1. On Friday at 7:30 p.m. the Mount Sinai Fire Department is holding a . The public if welcome to take part.

2. The will have that is open to the public. In the fire department parking lot is a memorial plaque inscribed with the words, "In memory of our brother fire fighters."

3. Visit the at the North Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce office (railroad car) on the corner of Route 112 and Route 347 placed there by the Port Jefferson-Terryville Civic Association.

4. On Friday at 8:00p.m., the is hosting organized to raise funds for 9-1-1 Veterans, a local non-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting Long Island veterans.

5. Visit the black marble memorial topped by a gold American eagle on the corner of Main Street and East Broadway for quiet contemplation. The inscription poignantly reads "In all our days we have never seen a day like this."


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