9/11 memorial events on Long Island

Newsday reached out to the families of every Long Islander who lost a loved one on September 11, 2001. This is a compilation of interviews made during the past year. Newsday Staff

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ALBERTSON

Quiet observance: Clark Botanical Garden, 193 I.U. Willets Rd., Albertson. Sunday, September 11th, 8:30 a.m.


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BABYLON TOWN

Memorial ceremony: Hometown Memorial between Overlook and Cedar Beaches, Town of Babylon. Musical pieces and remembrances of the 48 Town of Babylon residents lost that day. Sunday, September 11th, 2 p.m.

BELLPORT

Unveiling of 9/11 memorial: Marina at the end of Bellport Lane, Village of Bellport. Sunday, September 11th, 8:30 a.m.

BOHEMIA

9/11 memorial service: Bohemia Fire Department, 950 Pearl St. Remembrance of the victims of 9/11, community event focuses on hope, reflection and the celebration of life. Free, 9 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

CEDARHURST

Memorial program: Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park, Cedarhurst Avenue and Oak Avenue. Program will feature music by the Lawrence Philharmonic Orchestra and remarks from Cedarhurst Mayor Andrew J. Parise. Sunday, September 11th, 4 p.m.

COMMACK

Memorial ceremony: Commack High School athletic field, "Heroes Memorial Track," 1 Scholar Lane off Townline Road. Rep. Steve Israel and state Sen. John Flanagan expected to attend. Sunday, September 11th, 6 p.m.

COMMACK

Commemorating 9/11: Commack High School, 1 Scholar Lane. Huntington Detachment 792 of the Marine Corps League will lead a memorial service along with an NYPD Ceremonial Honor Guard. Free, 6 p.m. Sunday, September 11th

EAST HILLS

9/11 memorial service: Arlene Park (named after local victim), Great Oaks Road off of Glen Cove Road. Wreath and bagpipes with mayor, clergy, fire department participating. Sunday, 11 a.m.

EAST MEADOW

9/10: An Open House and a 9/11 memorial service, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 369 Green Ave. Participants include Long Island Cares, Able-ride and Nassau*NYConnects. Saturday, noon.

EAST NORTHPORT

9/11 memorial service: East Northport Fire Department, 1 Ninth Ave., 631-673-8146. A tribute to those lost, Huntington Detachment 792 of the Marine Corps League will lead a ceremony with rifle detail and color guard. Names of those lost will be read. Free, 9 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

EAST ROCKAWAY

Memorial ceremony: Gate Way to American Heroes Memorial Park, 376 Atlantic Ave. The ceremony, behind village hall, will include two pieces of steel from the World Trade Center site. Sunday, September 11th, 7 p.m.

EASTPORT

Unveiling of 9/11 memorial: Eastport-South Manor Junior-Senior High School, Manorville. Sunday, September 11th, 1 p.m.

FARMINGDALE

9/11 observance: United Methodist Church of Farmingdale, 407 Main St., Farmingdale, 516-694-3424, farmingdaleumc.org. Open to the community for quiet reflection and prayer to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Free, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, September 11th.

FLORAL PARK

9/11 ceremony: United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave. South Floral Park and Floral Park villages will join ceremony. Sunday, September 11th, 2 p.m.

FREEPORT

Sept. 11 Day of Remembrance: First Presbyterian Church Freeport, 178 S. Ocean Ave., Freeport, 516-379-1114. Worship service on the front lawn to honor those lost on Sept. 11; sanctuary will be open until 5 p.m. for quiet time and reflection of lost loved ones. All are welcome, free, 10 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

GARDEN CITY

Sept. 11 ceremony: Cathedral of the Incarnation, 50 Cathedral Ave. Service begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 11th. A procession follows at 5:30 p.m. to the memorial on to the west side of village hall, near Stewart and Hilton avenues.

GLEN COVE

Candlelit Commemoration: Morgan Memorial Park, Glen Cove. The ceremony will honor local residents who died on 9/11. It will include a procession of first responders, clergy, and leaders from many community organizations. Free. Sunday, September 11th, 6 p.m.

GLEN HEAD

Sept. 11 remembrance: Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 16 Glenwood Rd., Glen Head, 516-676-4540. Remembrance ceremony in honor of those lost on Sept. 11, includes breakfast at which a Christian magician will perform. Outdoor worship and a blessing of children's backpacks follow. Free, 9 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

GREAT NECK

Dedication of 9/11 memorial: Vigilant Fire Company, 83 Cutter Mill Rd., Great Neck. Memorial in front of fire house incorporates a piece of WTC steel. Sunday, September 11th, 8 a.m.

GREAT NECK

9/11 commemoration: Jonathan L. Ielpi Firefighters Park, Grace Avenue, Great Neck. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, keynote speaker. Sunday, September 11th, 2:30 p.m.

HUNTINGTON

Community Conversation: Huntington Public Library, 338 Main St. Part of gatherings statewide in which New Yorkers will mark 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance with community conversations. It is sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities. Sunday, September 11th, 2 p.m.

JERICHO

Walk to remember and 9/11 day of service: Jericho Middle School/High School track, 99 Old Cedar Swamp Rd. Donations collected by student walkers will benefit five foundations: MyGoodDeed, Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, Peter Alderman Foundation, Tribute WTC Visitor Center and the Susan M. Clyne Fund. Noon-3 p.m., Sunday.

Mary Napolitano Memorial Festival of Races: Jericho High School, 99 Old Cedar Swamp Rd., Jericho, 917-747-8079. 5K, 10K and half-mile children's run. Proceeds benefit local facilities helping children with illnesses and commemorates the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Registration: $22 through next Saturday; $25 day of race; $10 for children's run. Sunday, September 11th, 8:15 a.m.

KINGS PARK

Solemn memorial service: RJO Intermediate School, Church Street and Old Dock Road, Kings Park, 631-269-7678. 1:15 p.m. Sunday, September 11th.

LONG BEACH

Military and first responders memorial service and paddle out ceremony: Allegria Hotel on National Boulevard, Long Beach, 516-662-0485. Interfaith service and Catholic Mass held in front of Allegria Hotel; memorial paddle out ceremony follows. Paddle out will feature the world's top surfers, fire and police personnel, lifeguards and military representation from around the country. Events are part of the O'Keefe Foundation Annual 9/11 Memorial Program. Free, 10 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

LYNBROOK

9/11 ceremony: 9/11 Memorial Park, near Village Hall, 449 Pepperidge Rd. Sunday, September 11th, 6 p.m.

MALVERNE

Candlelight vigil: Gazebo, Church Street and Ocean Avenue. Sunday, September 11th, 8 p.m.

MANHASSET

Requiem of remembrance: Congregational Church of Manhasset, 1845 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, 516-627-4911. Long Island Masterworks invites you to join in a reading of Mozart's "Requiem," performed with full orchestra and soloists, with conductor Frances C. Roberts. Bring your score (Sussmayr version), or come to listen. Registration requested (limasterworks.org). Free (suggested donation: $20 for singers, $15 for nonsingers), Sunday, September 11th, 3 p.m.

MASSAPEQUA

Candlelight vigil: Brady Park, Lake Shore Drive and Front Street, Massapequa Park, 516-798-0244. The Village of Massapequa Park hosts a candlelight vigil to honor those lost on 9/11. Free, 7 p.m., Sunday, September 11th.

MELVILLE

Plaque unveiling: World Trade Center Monument, Old Country Road and New York Avenue, Melville. The Melville Fire Department's plaque will list names of Town of Huntington residents who perished on 9/11. Sunday, September 11th, 8:30 a.m.

MINEOLA

Service learning project and tree planting: Mineola High School, 10 Armstrong Road, Garden City Park. At lunchtime, students will write letters of appreciation to veterans, first responders and victims’ families. After school, students will make sandwiches for a local soup kitchen and plant trees to honor 9/11 victims. Friday, 2:30-4 p.m.

Sept. 11 memorial Mass: Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk and Queens. 297 Willis Ave., Mineola, 516-746-9392, irishamericansoc.com. Sept. 11 memorial Mass followed by a continental breakfast. Free, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

MOUNT SINAI

9/11 Day of Peace and Remembrance: North Shore Heritage Park, County Road 83 and Route 25A, Mount Sinai, 631-509-0882. Boy Scout Troop 384 will conduct a memorial ceremony honoring those lost on 9/11. Multiple activities follow; these include materials to make crafts, poetry readings, skits, music, choirs, and painting. Free, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, September 11th.

NORTHPORT

9/11, Northport Remembers: Northport Memorial Park, Main Street and Bayview Avenue, Northport. Ceremonies will be held on the bandstand. Sunday, September 11th, 2 p.m.

OAKDALE

Dedication of memorial tree: Oakdale railroad station, corner of Oakdale-Bohemia Road and Montauk Highway. An interfaith commemoration sponsored by the Oakdale Bohemia Interfaith Anti-Bias Task Force. Sunday, 5:30 p.m.

Special Tribute: 9/11 Tragedy: Oakdale train station, 1311 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale, 631-563-1660. Memorial to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, scriptural readings from local houses of worship and planting of a memorial tree. All community members welcome. Free, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, September 11th.

PATCHOGUE

9/11 Sunday: Congregational Church of Patchogue, 95 East Main St. Service includes cellist Jon Preddice, choral rendition of the Lord's Prayer and a memorial candle lighting. Sunday, 10 a.m.

9/11 memorial service: Temple Beth El of Patchogue, 45 Oak St., Patchogue, 631-475-1882, bethelpatchogue.org. Rabbi Joel Levinson will hold a special 9/11 service. Free, 10 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

PLAINVIEW

An evening of light & hope: An interfaith event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 99 Central Park Rd. Participating in the Plainview Old Bethpage event: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Guru Gobind Singh Sikh Center, Masjid Al-Baqi Mosque, Manetto Hill Jewish Center, Plainview Jewish Center, Saint Margaret Episcopal Church, Saint Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Temple Beth Elohim, Temple Chaverim. Sunday, 7 p.m.

9/11 community commemoration: Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Rd., Plainview, 516-822-3535, miyjcc.org. Performance by children's choir, reading of names of those lost and first responders, and memorial service. Survivors' stories shared and keynote address presented by Dr. Benjamin Luft. Free, 10-11:30 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

POINT LOOKOUT

Sunrise memorial ceremony: Town Park at Point Lookout, Lido Boulevard, Point Lookout, Hempstead Town, 516-812-3310. Sunday, September 11th, 7:30 a.m.

PORT JEFFERSON

9/11 memorial: Fire department headquarters, 115 Maple Place, Port Jefferson. Sunday, September 11th, 9:30 a.m.

RIVERHEAD

9/11 Plus 10: Between Memory and Hope Service: Spiritual Renewal Center at First Parish Church, UCC, 5267 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-608-3827, spirit-renewal.com. A 9/11 commemorative service, local parishioner Elizabeth Rather will share her first hand remembrance of that day. Free, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

ROCKVILLE CENTRE

9/11 ceremony: Rockville Centre Recreation Center, 111 N. Oceanside Rd. Sunday, September 11th, noon.

ROSLYN HEIGHTS

9/11 Commemoration: Living as People of Faith in a Fearful World: Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights, 516-621-6800, mysinai.org. Interfaith program begins at 3:30 p.m. with food, introductions and informal conversations, followed by an hourlong small group interfaith study led by various religious leaders that participants may select to take part in. Special study groups for teenagers available, with choir performances and live music. Free, 3:30-6 p.m. Sunday, September 11th.

SADDLE ROCK

Memorial and tribute: Sept. 11 Memorial Bridge, Bayview Avenue north of Gristmill Lane, Saddle Rock This is the bridge where residents watched the towers fall and then later came back to write thoughts and tributes to those who died. Sunday, September 11th, 8:45 a.m.

SEAFORD

Candlelight memorial service: Sept. 11 memorial on the front lawn of Seaford High School. Sponsored by the Seaford 9/11 Memorial Committee. Rep. Peter King to give a presentation. Sunday, 7 p.m.

SAG HARBOR

Multifaith service at sundown: From five Sag Harbor locations, 631-537-0753, 631-537-0132. The service begins with a prayer walk from Old Whalers Church/Conservative Synagogue, St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Christ Episcopal Church, St. David AME Zion Church, and Temple Adas Israel. Sunday, September 11th, at 7 p.m.

SAYVILLE

Moonlight memorial service: The Common Ground at Rotary Park, between Candee and Gillette Avenue, south of Main Street, Sayville, 631-664-4230. Candlelight tribute, prayers, music including a string quartet and two choruses, a bag piper and poetry readings/ Held at the pavilion; bring a chair. Free, 7 p.m. Sunday, September 11th.

SAYVILLE

Sept. 11 remembrance service: St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 257 Middle Rd., Sayville, 631-589-6522. A service in commemoration and remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Free, 10 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

SETAUKET

Community vigil: 9/11 memorial, Setauket. Hosted by the Setauket Fire Department. 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 11th

SHOREHAM

Sept. 11 ceremony: Shoreham firehouse, Shoreham, 631-744-4102. Ceremony and prayer service will be held next to the firehouse at Tesla Street and Route 25A at which a 16-foot piece of the World Trade Center is erected at the future site of a 9/11 memorial. Free, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, September 11th.

SOUTHAMPTON

Dedication of 9/11 memorial: Southampton Fire Department's Hampton Road Station. The memorial is constructed of steel from the World Trade Center. Sunday, September 11th, 11 a.m.

STEWART MANOR

9/11 ceremony: Stewart Manor Country Club, 51 Salisbury Ave. The village has two pieces of steel from the World Trade Center site. Sunday, September 11th, 7 p.m.

ST. JAMES

9/11 remembrance: Sts. Philip & James Parish, 1 Carow Place, St. James, 631-584-5454, sspj.org. Memorial Mass to honor the victims of 9/11. Free, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, September 11th.

ST. JAMES

9/11 memorial dedication: Memorial includes a 7-ton steel beam recovered from the Twin Towers. St. James Fire Department, 221 Jefferson Ave., St. James, 631-584-5799. Free, 1 p.m. Sunday, September 11th.

VALLEY STREAM

Sept. 11 commemoration: Memorial gardens in Hendrickson Park, Valley Stream. Sunday, September 11th, 11 a.m.

WILLISTON PARK

9/11 memorial: 9/11 Memorial Garden, Kelleher Field, Syracuse Street and Stratford Avenue, Williston Park, wdarmstadt@villageofwillistonpark.org. Rain or shine. (Just look for the water tower.) Sunday, September 11th, 4 p.m.

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