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Oswego Police, Fire hosting 20th anniversary memorial of the Sept. 11 attacks

The Oswego Police Department and the Oswego Fire Protection District are inviting the public to attend a memorial Saturday, Sept. 11, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

At 10 a.m., there will be a public event at the Oswego First Responder Memorial at the Oswego Public Safety Campus, 3511 Woolley Road, Oswego, to honor the 2,977 people who died during the attacks. The event will include short readings, the lowering of the memorial flag, a rifle salute, the playing of taps by local high school students and bagpipes by the Fire Department Pipes and Drums.

Come out to pay tribute to the 9/11 victims and honor the 343 firefighters and 71 police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice that day.

Members of the public are welcome to park in either the police or fire department parking lots. The event is expected to last 30 minutes.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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