City of Syracuse Observes 20th Anniversary of September 11th Attack


On the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attack, the City of Syracuse held a ceremony at Fayette Firefighter’s Memorial Park to honor the thousands of innocent lives lost, including many first responders.

Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner, Syracuse Fire Chief Michael Monds, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, and Onondaga County Executive J. Ryan McMahon, II, presided over the ceremony, which included a candle lighting and a 17-minute period of silence marking the time between the attacks on the World Trade Center Towers.

Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021
8:30 a.m. – Program began
8:46 a.m. – 17-minute period of silence
Fayette Firefighter’s Memorial Park
407 S. State Street

Photo is from the initial community reaction, we gathered at Clinton Square shortly after the tragic events of 9/11/2001