Long Island 9/11 Events Set for 14th Anniversary

The Twin Towers in New York City (Photo by Aaron Logan/Wikimediacommons)

The 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks will be marked at memorial events across Long Island, which was home to nearly 500 of the 3,000 victims.

Vigils large and small will be held at local 9/11 memorial sites and other venues throughout Friday before, 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.

Below are more than a dozen events planned across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Memorial Ceremony 
Event includes a candlelight vigil, vocal performances, bagpipe music and religious readings. In addition, the names of Town of Oyster Bay lost, who are inscribed on the wall, will be read. Tobay Beach, Ocean Parkway. oysterbaytown.com  7 p.m. September 9.

Sunset Candlelight and Remembrance Ceremony
The ceremony will include the reading of names of Nassau County residents who lost their lives in the attacks and will be read by family members. 9/11 Memorial, Eisenhower Park Field 6, Hemptead Tpke., East Meadow. nassaucountyny.gov 6:30 p.m. September 10.

Memorial Service
A remembrance service by the sea. Point Lookout Beach, Lido Blvd., Point Lookout. toh.li/events 7:30 a.m. September 11.

Memorial Ceremony
Mary Jane Davies Green, Plandome Road, Manhasset. northhempsteadny.gov 8:30 a.m. September 11.

Memorial Service
H. Lee Dennison Building, 9/11 Memorial Site, 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Hauppauge. 8:30 a.m. September 11.

Memorial Service
Horton Hall, SUNY Farmingdale College, Farmingdale.calendar.farmingdale.edu 10:30 a.m. September 11.

9/11 Tributes
Officials, clergy and veterans will gather to take a moment to remember those lives lost on 9/11. Virginia Avenue Remembrance Garden, Long Beach. longbeachny.gov 11 a.m. September 11.

9/11 Memorial
Pay 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. September 11.

Memorial Service
Veteran’s Memorial Park, Islip Town Hall, 655 Main St., Islip. townofislip-ny.gov 5 p.m. September 11.

Memorial Service
Lynbrook Village Hall, 1 Columbus Dr., Lynbrook. lynbrookvillage.net 6 p.m. September 11

September 11th Service
Memorial Park behind East Rockaway Village Hall, 376 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway. 7 p.m. September 11.

Moonlight Memorial Service
Bagpipes, singers and other remembrances honoring those lost. Common Ground at Rotary Park, between Gillette and Candee avenues, Sayville. thecommonground.com 7 p.m. September 11.

Remembrance Ceremony
Mineola Memorial Park, Marcellus Road, Mineola. mineola-ny.gov 7 p.m. September 11.

Memorial Service
Setauket Fire Department Station 3, Nicolls Road, Setauket. setauketfd.com 7:30 p.m. September 11.

9/11 Service
St. James Fire Department, 221 Jefferson Ave., St. James. 8 p.m. September 11.

An Evening of Remembrance
September 11th Candlelight Memorial, Reese Memorial Park, Church St., Malverne. 8 p.m. September 11.

Reading of the Names
A ceremony honoring the first responders. Responders’ Memorial, Corner of Gibbs Pond Road and Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset. 10 a.m. September 12.

Celebrating the Heroes of September 11
The exhibit “Lives of Service; Celebrating the Heroes of September 11th” highlights the Nassau County volunteer firefighters who were lost on that fateful day. Nassau County Firefighters Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City. ncfiremuseum.org Free entry on Friday. $5 adults, $4 children. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays.