Hutch Metro Center’s Freedom Isn’t Free Remembers 9/11 Heroes, Victims

FDNY members paid their respects to the fallen.
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In honor of the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the Hutchinson Metro Center hosted its annual ‘Freedom is Not Free’ 9/11 memorial on Friday, September 13 at 1776 Eastchester Road. The ceremony was held at a memorial featuring a steel beam from the ruins of the World Trade Center donated by the Port Authority of New York and the New Jersey Policemen’s Benevolent Association.

FDNY members bowed their heads during a moment of silence.
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Port Authority Police NY & NJ attended the heartfelt ceremony.
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(l-r) Joseph Ramos, former NYC Correction Department commissioner; assistant chief Larry Nikunen, NYPD Patrol Borough Bronx commanding officer; Lisa Sorin, Bronx Chamber of Commerce president; Councilman Mark Gjonaj and Joseph Kelleher, Simone Metro Properties president.
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NYPD Honor Guard marched to the 9/11 Memorial.
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Councilman Gjonaj (2nd from l) and Joe Kelleher (2nd from r) joined NYPD and FDNY members in remembering the heroes and victims of 9/11.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

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