WALL TOWNSHIP — Local victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were remembered in solemn ceremonies at the township 9/11 memorial site Tuesday evening.
“We don’t need any type of memorial to remember our loved ones because they are always on our minds, everyday; but today, we come together collectively to honor them. This site will forever bear the names of our township residents who were the victims of 9/11,” Mayor Kevin P. Orender said.
The town’s 9/11 memorial site is situated on a grassy slope just north of the library at the municipal complex at 2700 Allaire Road.
Tuesday’s ceremony included a presentation of colors, invocation, remarks by township officials and presentation of wreaths for the five township residents who perished in the attacks: John E. Connolly, Christopher Lunder, James J. McAlary Jr., Alfonse J. Niedermeyer and Robert W. O’Shea.
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