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11 Years Later: Remembering 9/11

White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach announced two ceremonies that will pay tribute to those lost during the 9/11 attacks 11 years ago this week.

The City of White Plains has planned two opportunities for residents to reflect, honor and remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Both ceremonies will be held on Tuesday, starting with an 8 a.m. ceremony at Liberty Park on Lake St. A flag raising, wreath laying and words of remembrance are expected in the park, the site of the City's permanent 9/11 memorial.

A second ceremony is scheduled for 12 p.m. at Renaissance Plaza downtown. This event is expected to honor our nation's service men and women and to celebrate the strength of our nation. The event will include a musical performance, a moment of silence and readings.

Several events are also scheduled throughout the county for those interested in volunteering this week.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Remembrance Quilt Project – White Plains YMCA4:00PM to 6:00PM, White Plains

*Donate Books (and Create Cards) to Deployed Soldiers – Books to Soldiers, a new event in the line-up, 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM, Kensico Dam Plaza

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Trail Maintenance/Boardwalk Construction – Cranberry Lake Preserve2:00PM to 4:00PM, North White Plains

Thursday, Sept. 13

Food Bank Sorting/Packaging – Food Bank for Westchester, 10:00AM to 12:00PM, Elmsford

Friday, Sept. 14

Clothes Sorting Room – Yonkers Council of PTA/PTSA9:00AM to 2:00PM, Yonkers

Saturday, Sept. 15

Art Project - Richmond Community Services, 1:00PM to 2:30PM Yonkers

Movie Showing. “New York Says Thank You” – White Plains Library2:00PM to 4:30PM, White Plains  

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