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Tri-State communities hold memorial services to honor 9/11 victims

9/11 Memorial, South tower in New York City.  Many events have been planned across the Tri-State to honor those victims who lost their lives. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/ Sailko) 9/11 Memorial, South tower in New York City. Many events have been planned across the Tri-State to honor those victims who lost their lives. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/ Sailko)
A list of the locals who lost their lives during 9/11 (Photo: FOX19) A list of the locals who lost their lives during 9/11 (Photo: FOX19)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

It's been 13 years since al-Qaeda attacked Americans by striking the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in the worst terrorist attack on American soil.

Many events have been planned across the county and Tri-State to honor those victims who lost their lives.

The city of Monroe at 8:30 a.m. will be holding services at the City Administration Building.  The Monroe Police Department's Honor Guard will be performing a flag ceremony at 8:46 a.m.

There will be a service at 9 a.m. at the World Peace Bell on 4th and York streets by the Northern Kentucky Firefighters Memorial in Newport, Ky.

There will be a memorial service at the Fallen Firefighter's Memorial on Monument Avenue in Hamilton, Ohio at 6:30 p.m.

Cincinnati Christian University will hold a chapel service to honor first responders.  Reception starts at 9:15 a.m. and the chapel service begins at 10 a.m. at the CCU's Worship and Ministry Center at 2700 Glenway Ave. 

Several locals lost their lives on 9/11 and will be remembered at those services on Thursday:

  • Wendy Faulker from Mason was in the World Trade Center
  • Brian Williams from Edgewood was in the World Trade Center
  • Kelly Booms from Blue Ash was on American Airlines Flight 11
  • Robert Peraza from Mason was in the World Trade Center
  • John Jenkins from Mt. Lookout was on American Airlines Flight 11
  • Doug Cherry from Terrace Park was in the World Trade Center
  • Michael Lynch, has family in Fairfield was in the World Trade Center
  • Martha Reszke, has family in Liberty Township was in the Pentagon
  • Michael Gould, has family in Cincinnati was in the World Trade Center

9/11 moment of silence times for Thursday:

  • 8:46 a.m. - Moment of silence (observance of time American Airlines Flight 11 struck North Tower, houses of worship will toll their bells)
  • 9:03 a.m. - Moment of silence (observance of time United Flight 175 struck South Tower)
  • 9:37 a.m. - Moment of silence (observance of time American Airlines Flight 77 struck the Pentagon)
  • 9:59 a.m. - Moment of silence (observance of time of fall of the South Tower)
  • 10:03 a.m. - Moment of silence (observance of time United Airlines Flight 93 crashed near Shanksville, Pa.)
  • 10:28 a.m. - Moment of silence (observance of time of fall of the North Tower)

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