The Bronx remembers 9/11 with ceremonies throughout the boro

New York City Transit Fife and Drum Corps. perform during a Throggs Neck sunset 9/11 memorial ceremony.
Photo by Alexander Belisle

The Bronx remembered the tragic events of Thursday, September 11, 2001 with ceremonies throughout the borough on the 13th anniversary of the terriost attacks, and also on the following day. The annual memorial at Jacobi Medical Center, which included placing roses at a permanent monument that lists the names of all of the borough’s victims, was held the morning of Thursday, September 11. Then at sunset, a memorial in Throggs Neck remembered the borough’s fallen, as well as those specifically, from the east Bronx community, who perished. The next day, Friday, September 12, Borough President Diaz and the Bronx courts system held their ceremony at Lou Gehrig Plaza at East 161st Street and the Grand Concourse.

Community leader Kenny Agosto touches the memorial listing the names of all Bronxites who perished on 9/11 during the Jacobi Medical Center remembrance ceremony on Thursday, September 11.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

(Right) New York City Transit Fife and Drum Corps. perform during a Throggs Neck sunset 9/11 memorial ceremony.Photo by Alexander Belisle

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto lights a candle in remembrance of the victims at Jacobi Medical Center’s ceremony. Joe Menta is holding the candle.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Firefighters remember some of their fallen ‘brothers’ during the 9/11 remembrance at Lou Gehrig Plaza hosted by Borough President Diaz and the New York State courts on Friday, September 12.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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