Services will be held across Rockland County on Wednesday to remember
the victims of the September 11th attacks.
- Rockland Community College will remember those who were killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. in the 9/11 Memorial Garden. Student military veterans will read the names of those who died with Rockland County connections. Rockland County Poet Laureate Dan Masterson, RCC's Poet-in-Residence, will read his poem, Out of the Blue. For more about the event, click here.
- Rockland County will honor those lost their lives on 9/11 with a ceremony at Haverstraw Bay County Park at 8:30 a.m. The county invites all Rockland residents to attend the memorial ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. “We invite all residents to take part in this somber ceremony to honor the lives of those we lost on that horrific day,” said County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef.
- The Town of Clarkstown will hold a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 5 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial adjacent to town hall. Town officials will honor the memory of those who perished on Sept. 11, 2001 and the strength and courage of their families and friends from Rockland who continue to mourn their loss. Supervisor Alex Gromack, Town Council Members and Police Chief Michael Sullivan will read the names of the Rockland County individuals who perished.
- The Village of Nyack will focus on local heroes during its 9/11 ceremony 6:30 p.m. Wednesday by the steps in Nyack's Memorial Park. Representatives of the families of Welles Crowther, Jon Albert, Stacey Sennas McGowan and Harry Wanamaker will speak. There will be music and a salute by the American Legion.
- The Town of Orangetown will hold a Sept. 11 memorial service at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn outside Orangetown Town Hall at 26 Orangeburg Road in Orangeburg. The ceremony will include a reading of the names of Rockland County residents who died at the World Trade Center that day and musical performances by Joe Durso and the Pearl River High School Glee Club. Rockland County Poet Laureate Dan Masterson will read his poem, Out of the Blue, and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Pastor John Havrilla will offer his comments. In the case of inclement weather, the service would be moved inside. For more about the event, click here.
- The Town of Ramapo will hold a Remembrance Ceremony at 7 p.m. in the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at town hall beginning at 7 p.m.
- The Village of Suffern will hold a Candlelight Vigil at 7 p.m. at Donna Hallet Park on Lonergan Drive.