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Remembrances across Central New York mark 21 years since 9/11

Jan Willem van Hofwegen

More than two decades after terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Centers, Onondaga County residents are remembering the nearly 3,000 victims.

The Syracuse Fire Department is holding a ceremony that starts at 8:30 a.m. at Fayette Firefighter Park. There will be a moment of silence from 8:46 a.m. until 9:03 a.m. representing the times between the first and second plane crashes.

The town of Dewitt is holding a memorial at the city Town Hall at 2:00 p.m. as an opportunity to come together as a community.

Lincoln Hills Farm in Canandaigua is having its Patriots Day from 3:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. There will be appearances by the local fire and police departments from 3:00 until 7:00. Live music will be played throughout the event. The cost to attend the event is $10.

The Cicero Fire Department is holding its memorial at Eastwood Firefighter Memorial Park from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

In Tioga and Broome counties, War Merchants Day is holding a walk at 11:00 a.m. and noon.

The Pain of 9/11 Runs Deep Anti-War Action plans to hold an event on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Hancock Field.