Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino and the Town Board last night hosted the Town’s annual Memorial Ceremony in remembrance of the victims of the September 11, 2001 Attacks on America. The ceremony, held at the September 11th Memorial located at TOBAY Beach, also unveiled the new 9/11 Walls of Honor in memory of those who tragically lost their lives to 9/11-related cancer and illnesses.
The Town’s 9/11 Memorial is inscribed with the names of residents lost on September 11, 2001. The Memorial features a steel beam recovered from the World Trade Center. The new Walls of Honor features the names of those lost in relation to 9/11 illnesses. The ceremony included a candlelight vigil, vocal performances, religious readings and bagpipe music. Hundreds of residents, including various members of local fire and police departments, as well as other emergency personnel were on hand for the occasion.