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Village, Town to Mark 9/11 with Ceremonies

Village of Lindenhurst and Town of Babylon ceremonies will mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 on Sunday while an event at MacArthur tonight created by a Lindy resident will benefit the town’s 9/11 memorial.

Lindenhurst Village as well as Babylon Town will be holding ceremonies Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of September 11.

There will also be a at tonight to benefit ’s September 11, 2001 Hometown Memorial, which bears the names of the town’s 48 residents who died on 9/11.

It’s the brainchild of , a MacArthur employee and Lindenhurst resident who lost her father Laurence Nedell in Tower Two on that clear September day a decade ago.

The Rumble on the Ramp card features 18 matches, including Nedell. Tickets for the event are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. More information may be obtained by e-mailing rumbleontheramp@gmail.com.

Village Ceremony

As in years past the village will be holding remembrance ceremonies at the Lindenhurst Remembers Memorial Garden, at the corner of Irmisch Avenue and Byrd Street, to mark the event and honor the eight residents who lost their lives in the attacks.

The will start at with “A Walk to Remember,” a silent candlelight procession from Village Square Park at the corner of North Wellwood and East Hoffman Avenues.

The procession will lead to the Memorial Garden where, starting at 4:30 p.m., ceremonies will include a keynote speech from Congressman Peter King (NY-3), plus remarks by Mayor Tom Brennan, village board trustees and members of the Lindenhurst Remembers Committee.

There’ll also be a rededication of the 9/11 canine memorial statue. It was this year on , and later through the of former Lindenhurst Fire Chief and his management of the donations by many residents, organizations and companies, all with the blessing of the village and the committee.

Town Ceremony

As in years past the Town of Babylon will hold a ceremony open to all residents to honor the 48 residents from all over the town who lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001.

The ceremony will be held on at the Town of Babylon September 11, 2011 Hometown Memorial on Ocean Parkway between Overlook and Cedar Beaches.

The program will include brief remarks, a reading of the names of Babylon residents lost and appropriate musical selections. All residents are invited to attend and join together to reflect on the events of September 11, 2001, said town officials.

 

Editor's Note: Look for coverage of these ceremonies on Lindenhurst Patch soon.

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