Mayor and Borough President to Remember 9/11 on Staten Island

By Nicholas Rizzi on September 10, 2012 11:31am 

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Borough President James Molinaro will host a memorial ceremony for the Staten Island victims of September 11 on Tuesday at the "Postcards" memorial, near the ferry terminal.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Borough President James Molinaro will host a memorial ceremony for the Staten Island victims of September 11 on Tuesday at the "Postcards" memorial, near the ferry terminal.
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ST GEORGE — Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Borough President James Molinaro will hold their annual September 11  memorial ceremony to remember the Staten Island victims on the 11th anniversary of the attacks on Tuesday.

Family members will read tributes and the names of the 274 victims from Staten Island lost in the attacks at "Postcards," the 9/11 memorial near the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, according to Molinaro's office.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will be a special guest speaker at the ceremony and spiritual portions will be led by Monsignor James Dorney, regional Vicar of Staten Island Catholic Churches, and Reverend Dr. Victor Brown of Mt. Sinai United Christian Church, Molinaro's office said.

The memorial will also feature music from Rev. Timothy J. Mercaldo of the Church at the Gateway and his daughters, Jenna and Gabrielle, soloist Sid Cherry, and violinists of the Mighty String Demons.

The memorial starts at 6:30 p.m. Free parking will be available.

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