Throggs Neck Remembers 9/11 Heroes

(l-r) Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, Senator Jeff Klein, Councilman Mark Gjonaj and Thomas Messina laid flowers near the memorial.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

Throggs Neck came together to commemorate 9/11’s 17th anniversary with the annual sunset memorial service near Engine 72 on East Tremont Avenue. As the sun set on Tuesday, September 11, local elected officials, community leaders, families and friends of the deceased offered prayers and laid flowers on a monument honoring Throggs Neck residents who perished in the terrorist attacks 17 years ago.

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