Join members of the Warwick Fire Department on Sun., Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, located at 60 Forester Ave., Warwick, by the September 11 Memorial Monument for a remembrance ceremony. Seven Warwick residents were killed during the attacks on the World Trade Center and the crash of Flight 93. Five of the Warwick residents were New York City Firefighters – Battalion Chief John P. Williamson, Lt. Michael Fodor, Lt. John F. Ginley, Lt. Stephen G. Harrell, and Firefighter Bruce Van Hine. Peter Mark Gyulavary, an engineer, died in the collapse of the South Tower, and Linda Gronlund, an attorney, died in the crash of the hijacked United Airlines Flight 93.
Greenwood Lake Fire Department Remembrance Ceremony
The Greenwood Lake Volunteer Fire Department will have a remembrance ceremony on Sun., Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. The ceremony honoring those who lost their lives on 9/11 will take place at the Greenwood Lake Firehouse, located at 51 Waterstone Rd. in the Village of Greenwood Lake.
Albert Wisner Public Library to Host Commemoration on Fri., Sept. 9
The Albert Wisner Public Library, located at 1 McFarland Dr. in Warwick, will host a commemoration of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 on Fri., Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s Community Room. Warwick resident, Robert Newsom, will present his remembrance of that day with a slide show entitled, “The Brooklyn Bridge on 9/11.” A Brooklyn resident at the time, Bob walked across the Brooklyn Bridge toward the Twin Towers and recorded the images of his fellow New Yorkers as they fled the attack. Bob Newsom’s photos will be on display in the Board Room during the month of September.
Bill Walsh (FDNY ret.), also a Warwick resident, will share his experiences of that day at Ground Zero. Mayor Michael Newhard will be a speaker and students of the Warwick Valley Central School District will provide music. Those attending will be offered an opportunity to share their remembrances and reflections on the events of that day.
Pacem in Terris Concert to Honor Victims
Music for a concert at 5 p.m. on Sun., Sept. 11 at Pacem in Terris has been especially chosen to mourn and honor the victims, comfort the survivors, and allow those in attendance to leave with a sense of hope. Tickets will go on sale at 4 p.m. at Pacem in Terris, which is located at 96 Covered Bridge Rd. in Warwick. No reservations will be taken. The suggested donation is $15. For more information call 986-4329 or visit www.frederickfranck.org.
Orange County Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony
The community is also invited to attend the September 11 Patriot Day Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Sun., Sept. 11 at the Orange County Arboretum in Thomas Bull Memorial Park. The park is located at 211 Rte. 416 in Montgomery, NY. The ceremony will also pay tribute to the military personnel who serve our Country. Families and survivors of Sept. 11, families of local military personnel and veterans are invited to join the procession by assembling at the Arboretum’s Ottaway Education Center at 5:30 p.m. The procession will begin at 5:55 p.m. with the release of white doves, followed by the ceremony.