AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Sunday marks 15 years since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and places around the Valley have events planned to remember the victims.
The 9/11 Memorial park in Austintown will be holding its annual ceremony, starting at 2 p.m. Sunday. The park is located at 1051 S. Raccoon Rd. in Austintown.
At the park, you can see several monuments paying respect to the victims of that day. Also on display is some of the actual beams from the Twin Towers that were found in the wreckage.
There are several local events planned to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93. Those Sunday events include:
- 1 p.m. recognition service at Liberty Bible Church, 2111 Sodom Hutchings Rd. in Vienna, to recognize police officers, firefighters and EMTs.
- 1 p.m. memorial service at the Vienna Fire Department, 833 Youngstown Kingsville Rd.
- At 9:30 a.m., Canfield United Methodist Church will hold a worship service at the gazebo in town. The event is open to the community.
- At 10:30 a.m., Grace Family Church, 4478 Boardman-Canfield Rd. in Canfield, will hold an event to honor first responders and their families. The Sheriff’s department, Youngstown Police Department and Canfield Fire Department will be among the honorees.
- 3 p.m. remembrance concert by the Packard Band at Packard Music Hall in Warren.
- 6:30 p.m. vesper service at the Harbison Chapel on Grove City College’s campus. The event is open to the public.