Ocean County Press Release
TOMS RIVER - Ocean County officials will mark the 16th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 by laying wreaths at the county's September 11 Memorial monument on Hooper Avenue, Toms River.
Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari will be joined by Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato at 8:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 11, in placing wreaths at the September 11 Memorial and at the nearby monument recognizing the military personnel from Ocean County that have died during the ongoing War on Terror. The monuments are located in the courtyard between 119 and 129 Hooper Ave., here.
"We remember the thousands of victims of the terrorist attacks on American soil in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania," Vicari said. "We remember our 19 residents from the County and all those who had connections to Ocean County that were lost that day. It was a day in our history that we will never forget.
"We also recognize the work of the emergency responders and we deeply appreciate the efforts of all those who worked tirelessly to help save lives and in the aftermath of the attacks," Vicari said.
The public is invited to attend.