April 20, 2014

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Ely Square 9/11 vigil recalls victims, those who serve

Luminaries lined the fountain in the square.

ELYRIA — The 2,977 victims of the 9/11 attacks were remembered Wednesday in a candlelight vigil at Ely Square. The theme of the third annual tribute was never forgetting the attacks on the Pentagon, World Trade Center and the downing of United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., 12 years ago. The event included a video Read More…

Lorain County JVS students hold Sept. 11 memorial ceremony

A wreath was placed at the Sept. 11 memorial Wednesday.

OBERLIN – They may not have fully grasped what had happened, but they remember where they were when it occurred. Lorain County Joint Vocational School student Efrain Gonzalez was sitting in his first-grade classroom, listening to his teacher read a book when the teacher next door ran into the classroom and whispered to her. “I Read More…

UPDATED: Local 9/11 remembrances set for today

The Tribute in Light rises above the lower Manhattan skyline and One World Trade Center in a test of the memorial light display Monday. The twin beams of light will also appear Wednesday, 12 years after the terrorist attacks. (AP photo)

Local events are planned today to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has ordered flags be flown at half-staff and asked that all Ohioans observe a moment of silence starting at 8:46 a.m. At 9 a.m., law enforcement students will read a short essay at Lorain County Read More…