Twenty years later, let us remember

A list of 9/11 remembrance ceremonies near you

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This weekend, many of our local heroes will be remembering those who served during Sept. 11, 2001, along with the rest of our nation. Here are just a few local remembrances being held, all of which are free and open to the public.

Bohemia Fire Department

950 Pearl Street, Bohemia

Saturday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m.

A community event focused on hope, reflection, and celebration of life

The Common Ground

Sayville’s Rotary Park between Gillette and Candee avenues

Saturday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.

Music, speakers, and candlelight labyrinth walk.

East Islip Library

Saturday, Sept. 11

8:30 a.m., 381 East Main Street, East Islip

A 9/11 memorial wreath-laying and memorial service will be held in front of the library at the monument that contains a piece of steel from the World Trade Center.

Town of Islip

Saturday, Sept. 11

11 a.m., Islip Town Hall (655 Main Street, Islip)

The Town of Islip is hosting a 9/11 memorial ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park in front of Town Hall.

Patchogue

The veterans’ organizations of Patchogue, including Patchogue American Legion Post 269 and VFW Post 2913 and AmVets Post 111, will be hosting the Village of Patchogue’s annual 9/11 memorial service to be held at the 9/11 Memorial Park on Cedar Avenue from 9 to 11 a.m.

The Patchogue Fire Department will be hosting its annual 9/11 service outside the firehouse located on Jennings Avenue. The service will take place with a prayer at 5:30 p.m. in front of the 9/11 memorial featuring a piece of steel from the World Trade Center and inscriptions to Lt. Michael K. Healey, Alfred R. Maler and Eric A. Stahlman, Patchogue residents who were lost that day.

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