Saturday September 11, 2021 at 9:30am at the 9/11 Memorial

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Mayor Robert Palmieri today announced the City of Utica will host a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001.

The ceremony will take place on Saturday September 11, 2021 at 9:30am at the 9/11 Memorial located on the Memorial Parkway (across from Sherman Drive).  

As part of the ceremony, 372 American flags, with the names of the fallen first responders, will be placed along the Parkway.  All first responder’s names will be read during the ceremony.
Mayor Palmieri and Fire Chief Scott Ingersoll will place a wreath at the 9/11 monument, and Utica’s Police & Fire Chaplain Father Joseph Salerno will offer prayers.  
The family members of local 9/11 victims are invited to attend the ceremony.  
Lastly, an American flag, with all the names of those who lost their lives on 9/11, will be raised.  
The public is cordially invited to attend.
Mayor Palmieri stated, “As we reflect on the heroic actions of our first responders on 9/11, we must remember and honor the sacrifices they made to protect others.  Our thoughts, prayers and compassion will always be with the families who lost loved ones that day.”