Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony To Be Held At Postcards For 22nd Anniversary Tonight, Honoring Brave First Responders At Ground Zero


9/11 Memorial Ceremony to be held at Postcards on the 22nd Anniversary

Staten Island, NY – Borough President Vito Fossella will host the annual Staten Island 9/11 Memorial Ceremony to remember the Staten Islanders we lost 22 years ago. The ceremony will also honor the brave First Responders who gave their lives by heroically toiling in and around Ground Zero in those fateful days, months, and years after that terrible day. 

This annual observance will feature the recitation of the names of the Staten Islanders who were lost on 9/11, as well as a reading of the names of the First Responders who have perished since that day due to their work at Ground Zero. A video tribute will honor those we lost.


The annual ceremony, which is open to the public, will take place at the Postcards Memorial on the St. George Esplanade on Monday, September 11, at 6:30 p.m.

 Day and Time: Monday, September 11, at 6:30 p.m. 

Location: Postcards Memorial, at the promenade along Bank Street, Staten Island, NY 10301 

Banner Image: 9/11 Postcards Memorial. Image Credit – Masa Sono


BP Vito Fossella

The Office of the Borough President has a responsibility to advocate for the entire Borough of Staten Island and all its residents, and represents the Borough's interests within City government. The Borough President communicates directly with the Mayor and the City Council to emphasize Staten Island’s budget priorities. In addition, the Borough President is responsible for reviewing major land use decisions and proposing sites for city facilities within the Borough. As the chair of the Borough Board, the Borough President leads Staten Island’s City Council delegation and Community Board chairs in the process of reviewing and approving the transfer of public properties to private use. The Borough President’s Office houses the Borough's Topographical Bureau, which maintains the borough’s official maps and assigns street addresses. The Borough President monitors the delivery of city services on Staten Island, and acts as a liaison between residents and city agencies when problems arise to devise solutions. The Borough President is also responsible for appointing one member to the Panel for Educational Policy and one member to the City Planning Commission, as well as some 150 members to Staten Island’s three community boards.

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