City and Kiwanis Hold 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

The City of Poughkeepsie in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Poughkeepsie honored the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks this past Friday, September 9th. The annual ceremony at City Hall’s 9/11 Memorial Park pays tribute to those who lost their lives that tragic day. And to thank all of the servicemen and servicewomen for their heroism.

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Detective Steven McDonald

The ceremony featured keynote speaker Detective Steven McDonald from the New York City Police Department. His story was one of hope, love, forgiveness, and inspiration to future generations.

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Fire Department and Police Department Servicemen and Servicewomen attended along with community members to honor the memory of those who sacrificed everything on 9/11.

There are more 9/11 memorial events happening this weekend across the Hudson Valley, learn more about them at HVNN. Video from the memorial will appear on HVNN.

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Kiwanis Member, Randy Ross, introduces Detective McDonald.
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Mayor Rob Rolison
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County Executive Marc Molinaro