Glens Falls plans 9/11 twentieth-anniversary ceremony

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FILE – In this Sept. 11, 2019, file photo, a member of the U.S. Army Old Guard stands on the grounds of the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial before a ceremony in observance of the 18th anniversary of the September 11th attacks at the Pentagon in Washington. On Sept. 11, 2020, Americans will commemorate 9/11 with tributes that have been altered by coronavirus precautions and woven into the presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

GLENS FALLS – On September 11, community leaders of Glens Falls will observe the 20th anniversary of 9/11, in a ceremony march at 9 a.m., from the Ridge Street Fire House to City Park, followed by a pipe and drum music, speakers, prayer, and silent reflection.

Around 80 -100 geared firefighters, uniformed first-responders, police with elected officials will join the march at the Fire House onto Centennial Circle, leading to the Civil War Monument, rounding off the ceremony at City Park’s bandstand.

Chaplain Rev. Patti Girard of the Glens Falls firehouse will open the ceremony in observance to include elected officials, Mayor Daniel Hall, with Warren County Sheriff’s Department, Glens Falls Police Department, Army National Guard, and fire departments from the Glens Falls area.

Members of the public are welcome to attend, contact event organizer Richard Stafford at 518-307-1119 for any information or questions.

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