Friday, 16 September 2011 00:00
Residents gathered in the Village of Garden City on Sunday, Sept. 11, to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorists attacks on the World Trade Center. A “Service of Memory and Hope” was held on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Cathedral of the Incarnation. Members of the Garden City Clergy Fellowship conducted the service, and The Right Reverend Lawrence Provenzano, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, delivered the sermon.
After the service, community members proceeded to the 9/11 memorial at the Village Green for a reading of the names of the Garden City residents who perished on 9/11. The ceremony was led by the Garden City Fire Department, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and leaders of the community.
The names of the 23 village residents who are etched on the memorial monument are: Thomas Brennan, Jonathan Neff Cappello, Paul Cascio, Michelle Coyle-Eulau, Laurence Curia, Michael DiAgostino, William Dimmling, Christopher Dunne, Paul Eckna, Michael Hardy Edwards, Ex-Captain Robert Ferris, GCFD, Peter Genco, Ryan Kohart, David Leistman, Robert McLaughlin, Jr., James Murphy IV, James Ostrowski, Durrell Pearsall, FDNY, James Smith, Eric Thomas Steen, John Swaine, Kevin Szocik and Stephen Tompsett.