East End municipalities and fire departments are remembering and honoring those lost on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with special ceremonies in the Hamptons and North Fork this Saturday, September 11, 2021.
6 p.m., September 11
The East Hampton Town Chiefs Association will hold their annual ceremony at Hook Mill Green off Pantigo Road. There will be two flag arches instead of the usual one, along with smaller red, green and blue-line flags for all the firemen, police, military members who died that day.
8 a.m., September 11
Southampton Fire Department invites the public to join them and local emergency services for this memorial at 470 Hampton Road featuring several speakers, moments of silence and a re-dedication of their 9/11 memorial. All uniformed emergency service and military personnel are welcome to join in dress uniform. Parking will be on Hampton Road and Narrow Lane. For more information, and to submit memories, visit southamptonfd.org/20years.html.
8:30 a.m., September 11
Community members are respectfully invited to attend the memorial service for the 20th anniversary of September 11 at Flanders Memorial Park, 1459 Flanders Road, east of the Big Duck.
TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
10 a.m., September 11
Town officials will honor those lost on September 11, 2001 and place a wreath at World Trade Center Memorial Park, on the corner of Riley and Edwards Avenue in Calverton. For more information, call 631-727-3200 ext. 655 or visit townofriverheadny.gov.
TOWN OF SOUTHOLD
9:15 a.m./6 p.m., September 11
Meet at Southold Town Rec Center, 970 Peconic Lane in Peconic, for a silent vigil to Jean Cochran Park, also on Peconic Lane, where memorial service begins at 9:59 a.m.—2,977 flags will be available at the park in honor of the fallen. A screening of Girl Scouts film Ripples will follow in the Rec Center at 11 a.m. Later, at 6 p.m. in Jean Cochran Park, local firefighters will lay a wreath and say a prayer for those who perished.