Community calendar: Sept. 11 – New York News




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Monday, Sept. 11

9/11 PRESENTATION: A program on “Emergency Communications After the Twin Tower Attacks” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, 610 Chapel St. in Schenectady.The event is hosted by the Schenectady Amateur Radio Association. Speaker Tony Pazzola will give a first-hand, eyewitness account of emergency communications in the New York City area in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings. Club members will also discuss a recent field day including drone footage.

9/11 REMEMBRANCE: The City of Saratoga Springs invites the community to a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at High Rock Park on Monday September 11. The ceremony, hosted by Mayor Joanne Yepsen, will be held at the Tempered by Memory sculpture at 8:30 a.m. Comprised of five pieces of twisted steel from the 2001 terrorist attacks, the Tempered by Memory sculpture was created by Noah Savitz in collaboration with John Van Alstine. The observance begins with a color guard from the SSPD and SSFD, which will enter under the direction of John Betor Lt. Colonel (ret), Assistant Fire Chief (ret). A moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. will symbolize when the first plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The National Anthem and other music will be provided by Saratoga Springs High School Choraliers. The keynote speech will be delivered…

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