Several observances are scheduled in the Valley today as the nation remembers those who died in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001.



6 p.m. -  Austintown 9/11 Memorial, South Raccoon Road.  Annual memorial observance with the Fitch High School Choir, State Troopers, Sheriff's Deputies, Police, Firefighters and other first responders.


8 a.m. - St. Charles School, 7325 Westview Drive. Flag raising and first responders will be recognized.

9 a.m. - More than 350 students from Stadium Drive Elementary School will take part in a Patriot Day celebration at the new Boardman Fire Station, 7440 Market Street.

The event will include a flag presentation ceremony, welcomes from Boardman Fire Chief Mark Pitzer and Boardman Police Chief Todd Werth, along with time for emergency service personnel to talk to the children and answer questions. The ceremony should conclude by 9:30 AM.

Youngstown State University Campus

Noon - Police officers who died during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, will be honored at a ceremony noon Tuesday, Sept. 11, on the second floor of Cushwa Hall. The event is sponsored by the YSU Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences and will include the reading of the names of officers who died.



The Lordstown School District will be honoring the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. The time corresponds with a nationwide initiative that is the same time as the first plane hitting the World Trade Center. Teachers will also be including classroom lessons in High School Social Studies classes throughout the day.


9:15 a.m. - Patriot Day observance at the Girard Multigenerational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave.,

Vienna Township

6 p.m. - The Vienna Fire Department will hold a 9-11 remembrance ceremony at the station. 833 Youngstown-Kingsville Road. Among those in attendance will be The Vienna Township Trustees, The Vienna Neighborhood Watch, Mathews High School Band, and a guest speaker from the Air Reserve Base. Food and refreshments will be provided by The Vienna Neighborhood Watch.