Sep 10, 2010

9-11 Memorials - Events for this Saturday

Friday:  September 10th
St. Peter's: 7:30 p.m. - "Eve of Solemn Remembrance", Mass and reading of the names of Staten Island's victims, candle light procession and benediction followed by the Blessed Sacrament exposed for adoration until 10 p.m.
Saturday: September 11th
University Hospital: 9 a.m., reading of the names of Staten Island victims
Postcards Memorial: 6 p.m. - St. George, ceremony with Borough President
Alice Austin: 6 p.m. - Rosebank, FDNY Retirees, candlelight vigil

Angel Circle in Grasmere: 8 p.m. - gathering of families Friday evening - bring candles if you wish.
In Manhattan:
Morning: The ceremonies from Ground Zero during the morning hours at the actual times of the attacks.
Evening: "Tribute in Light" - lights shining towards the heaven from where the Towers once stood, beginning at sunset Saturday and fading at dawn on Sunday.

Stations Plan for 9/11 Anniversary Coverage

As the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, TV stations are ready to commemorate the tragedy.

Channel 2 will show the events, live from Ground Zero, beginning at 8:27 a.m. The station will remain on the air, commercial-free, until the start of the U.S. Open.

Channel 4 is airing the complete list of the names of those who died.

Led by anchors Greg KellyRosanna Scotto and Harry Martin, they will be reporting live from Ground Zero starting at 8 a.m.
The ceremony will be simulcast on WWOR/My9.
Both channels will take the full coverage, followed by a wrap-up.

Live updates begin during the 6 a.m. Saturday morning edition of Eyewitness News.
At 8:25 a.m. Bill Ritter and Liz Cho anchor continuous coverage until the events conclude (usually between noon and 1 p.m.).
Additionally, Channel 7 has two reporters on the scene from Ground Zero, and a reporter at the commemorative service in Shanksville, PA., where the First Lady and Laura Bush are expected to be in attendance.

Channel 11 will take the complete reading of the names. Reporter James Fordwill be live in Brooklyn to offer another perspective on the solemn day.

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