Remember: Local Events to Honor September 11th Victims

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Here are some locations communities can gather Friday, Sept. 11th to remember those who lost their lives from the Sept. 11th terror attacks and those at war.


  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

What: Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Cleveland Police Department (CPD) Airport unit, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and airport officials will observe a moment of silence in honor the September 11, 2001 attacks. TSA Honor and Color guard will "present arms" for one minute of silence at 8:46 a.m. - the exact time the first plane struck the Twin Towers.

Where: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)
5300 Riverside Drive
Central (B) Security Checkpoint
When: Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 8:30 a.m.
  • Downtown Cleveland

Please join Mayor Frank G. Jackson and the City of Cleveland as we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001 and recognize those who continue to dedicate their lives to protecting our freedom and our safety.

"As we remember our brave men and women in uniform let us also honor their lives and their work by giving back where and how we can," said Mayor Frank Jackson. "This is a time to reflect on our personal service to our city, region and country. We all have something significant to contribute."

WHO: Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, City of Cleveland

Martin L. Flask, Director, City of Cleveland Department of Public Safety

Michael Young, Senior Federal Security Director, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration

Cleveland Department of Public Safety

Base Cleveland Veterans Committee

WHAT: City of Cleveland Patriot Day Ceremony

A National Day of Service and Remembrance

WHEN: Friday, September 11, 2009

12 Noon

WHERE: Steps of Cleveland City Hall

601 Lakeside Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44114

  • Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist - Cleveland

On 11 September 2009, Bishop Richard G. Lennon will celebrate Mass at 12:00 noon

at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

in remembrance of all of the victims of the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.

Following the Mass, there will a procession to the Superior Avenue side of the Cathedral for the

blessing and laying of a wreath at the Safety Forces Memorial.

Members of the Cleveland Police Honor Guard and the Cleveland Fire Department

will be in attendance.

All are invited to attend this ceremony in honor of those who serve in the police, fi re, EMS,

and other safety services of our nation


  • Downtown Akron

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic invited residents and downtown workers to join him in the City of Akron's annual memorial observance for those who died on September 11, 2001 in New York City, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93 over Pennsylvania.

The commemoration will take place Friday, September 11, from 12:00 noon until 1:00pm at St. Bernard's Catholic Church on South Broadway at University Avenue.

There will be an introduction by Rev. Clyde Foster of St. Bernard's Church. Music appropriate to the hour of reflection and contemplation will be provided.


  • Downtown Canton

The City of Canton announced Wednesday that the Canton Fire Department will host a 9/11 commemoration and remembrance ceremony this Friday, September 11th at 9:45 a.m. at Station 1 located at 110 7th Street S.W. in Canton.

Firefighters, police officers, and safety personnel who served or lost their lives during or in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks upon the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash-landing of hijacked Flight 93 in Pennsylvania will be honored during the ceremony. The victims of the attacks will also be remembered during the event.

Representatives from several Stark County fire departments are expected to attend and participate. The event is open to the public, and will last approximately one half-hour.

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