Local events to remember the victims of Sept. 11
Solemn memorial ceremonies are scheduled to honor and remember victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Wednesday, Sept. 7
6:30-7:30 p.m.: History of 9/11 presentation at Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane, Peconic. Led by Captain Charles Sanders. RSVP: [email protected]
Sunday, Sept. 11
8 a.m.-noon: ‘Remember M.E. 9/11 Memorial Tribute’ at the Railroad Museum of Long Island, 416 Griffing Ave., Riverhead. Presented by Miracles Everyday. Moments of silence, reading of names, 21-gun salute, taps, national anthem at 9:11 a.m., live art on train cars. Free. Rain or shine. rmli.org. [email protected]
9 a.m.: 9/11 15th anniversary memorial service hosted by Tracey Orlando and the Fire Chiefs Council at Jean Cochran Park, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Park opens to the public at 9 a.m. to place flags in memory of the 2,977 victims. Local fire departments will mark the fall of the Twin Towers by ringing 15 bells at 9:59 a.m. and again at 10:28 a.m. Wreath presentation follows at the Southold Volunteer Firefighters Memorial. [email protected]
10 a.m.: The Flanders Fire Department is hosting a memorial at Flanders Memorial Park on Flanders Road. Light refreshments will be served at the fire house immediately following the memorial.
7 p.m.: 9/11 Memorial Walk Ceremony. Meet at Marine Street and Park Road, Riverhead and walk to the 9-11 Memorial Park at the corner of Park Road and Sound Avenue.