Long Island 9/11 Memorial Events Set for 15th Anniversary

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York The 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks is being remembered at memorial events across Long Island, which was home to about 500 of the more than 2,750 victims from the collapse of the World Trade Towers.Vigils large and small will be held at local 9/11 memorial sites and other venues leading up to Sunday, as well as during and after the exact times four hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a field in Shanksville, Penn.What follows are more than a dozen events planned across Nassau and Suffolk counties:Sunset Candlelight and Remembrance CeremonyThe ceremony will include family members reading the names of Nassau County residents who lost their lives in the attacks. 9/11 Memorial, Eisenhower Park Field 6, Hemptead Tpke., East Meadow. nassaucountyny.gov 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8.Memorial ServiceHorton Hall, SUNY Farmingdale College, Farmingdale. calendar.farmingdale.edu 10 a.m. Sept. 9.9/11 MemorialPay tribute in honor and memory to all those lost, all those saved, and all those who gave of themselves. Hofstra University Labyrinth, CV Starr Hall Courtyard, Hempstead. events.hofstra.edu 11 a.m. Sept. 9.Memorial ServiceA remembrance service by the sea. Point Lookout Beach, Lido Blvd., Point Lookout. toh.li/events 7:30 a.m. Sept. 11.Memorial CeremonyFifteenth Anniversary September 11th Memorial Service. Mary Jane Davies Green, Plandome Road, Manhasset. northhempsteadny.gov 8 a.m. Sept. 11.Memorial ServiceH. Lee Dennison Building, 9/11 Memorial Site, 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Hauppauge. 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11.9/11 TributesOfficials, clergy and veterans will gather to take a moment to remember those lives lost on 9/11. Long Beach Recreation Center Parking Lot. longbeachny.gov 8 a.m. Sept. 11.Memorial ServiceVeteran’s Memorial Park, Islip Town Hall, 655 Main St., Islip. townofislip-ny.gov 9 a.m. Sept. 11.September 11th AnniversaryService honoring emergency service workers. Farmingdale United Methodist Church, 407 Main Street, Farmingdale. farmingdaleumc.org 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11.Memorial ServiceSetauket Fire Department Station 3, Nicolls Road, Setauket. setauketfd.com 10 a.m. Sept. 11.9/11 RemembranceMembers of the Long Beach Community will gather for a 9/11-remembrance service. Virginia Avenue Remembrance Garden, Long Beach. 11 a.m. Sept. 11.9/11 Remembrance 15th AnniversaryShowing of Liberty Street: Alive at Ground Zero. A documentary showing never-before-seen footage of  the 9/11 attacks and the aftermath. $10 for members, $15 for public. 423 Park Ave, Huntington. cinermaartscentre.org 2 p.m. Sept. 11.Dedication CeremonyThe Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce will be presenting a Memorial to 9/11. It will be dedicated to all those who died in the World Trade Center; and will be a monument to their memory. Plainview-Old Bethpage Library. 999 Old Country Road, Plainview. gofundme.com 4:30 p.m. Sept. 11.Memorial Service9/11 Memorial Park. Lynbrook Village Hall, 1 Columbus Dr., Lynbrook. www.lynbrookvillage.net 6 p.m. Sept. 11.September 11th ServiceMemorial Park behind East Rockaway Village Hall, 376 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway. villageofeastrockaway.org 7 p.m. Sept. 11.Moonlight Memorial ServiceBagpipes, singers and other remembrances honoring those lost. Common Ground at Rotary Park, between Gillette and Candee avenues, Sayville. thecommonground.com 7 p.m. Sept. 11.Remembrance CeremonyMineola Memorial Park, Marcellus Road, Mineola. mineola-ny.gov 7 p.m. Sept. 11.9/11 FD TributeThe Long Beach Fire Department will be holding a ceremony to pay tribute to victims, and honor first responders. West Park Avenue at Lafayette Blvd. longbeachny.gov 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11.9/11 ServiceSt. James Fire Department, 221 Jefferson Ave., St. James. 8 p.m. Sept. 11.An Evening of RemembranceSeptember 11th Candlelight Memorial, Reese Memorial Park, Church St., Malverne. malvernecommunity.com 8 p.m. Sept. 11.Reading of the NamesA ceremony honoring the first responders. Responders’ Memorial, Corner of Gibbs Pond Road and Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset. respondersremembered.com 10 a.m. Sept. 17.–Compiled by Natalie Colopriscolast_img read more

Driver arrested for attempted murder after shooting into another vehicle

first_imgAuthorities in Sebastian, Florida have arrested a 19-year-old man who reportedly attempted to kill another man while driving on County Road 512.The incident occurred on Sunday near the 700 block of County Road 512.According to the report, the victim was traveling in the left lane when a black sedan driven by Jordan Lee Jackson, pulled up on the side of his vehicle. Jackson then fired two shots at the victim’s vehicle, striking it twice.Jackson then got in front of the victim’s vehicle and slammed on the brakes, causing the victim’s vehicle to slam into the back of his. Jackson then rolled down the driver’s side window again and the victim believing that Jackson was going to shoot at him again struck Jackson’s vehicle with his vehicle.Both vehicles then crashed into the median and into the westbound lanes of CR 512.Both drivers then drove away before the police were called.Authorities were later able to identify Jackson and quickly moved to make the arrest.Jackson has been charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, one count of shooting a deadly missile into a vehicle and one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.last_img read more