The will be taking part in the Town of Hempstead’s annual seaside 9/11 memorial ceremony in Point Lookout.
Seaford is one of four fire departments along with Levittown, Point Lookout-Lido and Woodmere and Seaford Fire Departments scheduled to erect flag arches during the service scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. The ceremony at Town Park in Point Lookout will be on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 when nearly 3,000 people were killed during terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa.
“The beach at Town Park Point Lookout has traditionally served as a place of peace and tranquility for town residents during their time of reflection upon the events of 9/11,” said Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray. “We invite all residents to join us on September 11th at 7:30 a.m. to remember the victims and honor their legacy.”
A major component of the town’s 9/11 ceremony will be interactive, including a 35-foot long mural of the New York City skyline and a 15-foot tall shadow box image of the Twin Towers. At the conclusion of the ceremony, residents can write messages, prayers and the names of victims on the mural.