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9/11 memorial services and vigils to be held in Brooklyn

September 11, 2022 marks 21 years because the terrorist assaults on the World Trade Center modified the face of New York City perpetually. Dozens of occasions in Brooklyn and throughout town will commemorate the anniversary and honor the lives of these lost in the assaults, and, after two years of occasions being held nearly or with a smaller crowd, most memorials are again in-person at their full dimension.

Find a collection of these occasions right here. 

FDNY Chief of Department Thomas Richardson speaks in the course of the division’s 2021 9/11 memorial wall dedication ceremony. Brooklynites will honor those that have been lost in the assaults in a collection of memorial occasions and vigils this weekend. File picture by Paul Frangipane

Bay Ridge

American Veterans Memorial Pier (69th Street and Shore Road) on Sept. 11 at 7 pm. 

New York City Councilmember Justin Brannan, state Senator Andrew Gounardes, Assemblymember Peter J. Abbate Jr., and NIA Community Services community maintain a vigil to bear in mind and pay tribute to those that died in the assaults and in their aftermath.

“For those still haunted by nightmares, for those who weren’t born yet — every year we come together as a community,” Brannan stated on Twitter.

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State Sen. Andrew Gounardes speaks at a 2021 9/11 memorial. Gounardes, Councilmember Justin Brannan, and state Assemblymember Peter Abbate Jr. will host one other vigil this coming Sunday. File picture by Paul Frangipane

Bensonhurst

Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church (7201 fifteenth Avenue) on Sept. tenth at 5:30 pm.

Monsignor Robert Romano will lead the annual Memorial Mass to honor the victims of the 9/11 assaults. Romano witnessed the aftermath of the assaults himself. 

“From the first Sunday after the attack to the day the last piece of steel was removed from the ‘the pit,’ I celebrated mass every Sunday and Holy Day for the families and members of the Emergency Service Unit at ‘Ground Zero,’” Romano stated. “Each Sunday the Commissioner and Chief of the Department would attend. The numbers grew. Faith was on the rise.”

Coney Island

The Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance at Maimonides Park (1904 Surf Ave.) on Sept. 10 at 5:30 pm and 7 pm. 

At 5:30 PM, music supplied by the New York City Fire Department will be performed to honor the primary responders of 9/11, adopted by a candlelight ceremony led by FDNY chaplain Monsignor Delendrick at 7 PM. Candles will be supplied.

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Candles will be supplied at vigils in Coney Island. File picture by Jason Speakman.

Coney Island

Asser Levy Park In Brooklyn (Surf Avenue and West fifth Street) on Sept. 11 at 4 pm.

The September 11 Family Group, a non-profit group, will maintain a commemoration ceremony at Asser Levy Park. The memorial will open at 12 PM, that includes a big display displaying the names of all 2,983 victims of the assaults. The ceremony will start at 4pm with candle-lighting, a second of silence and laying-the-flowers ceremonies, and speeches from clergy and the members of the family of 9/11 victims.

Marine Park

Carmine Carro Community Center (3000 Fillmore Avenue) on Sept. 11 at 5 pm. 

Assembly Member Jaime Williams will lead a vigil to honor the victims of the 9/11 assaults. Those who want to attend ought to meet on the Carmine Carro Center at Fillmore Avenue & Madison Place.

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