This year marks the 19th Anniversary of the September 11 terrorist tragedy which killed 2,977 persons in New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania. While few who lived in New Jersey will ever forget Sept. 11, 2001 and the days that followed, we continue to annually remember the innocent victims and mourn their losses with Family and Friends.
Most of those who died in the New York attack were civilians attempting to survive; however 343 Firefighters and 71 Police Officers gave their lives that day rushing into the burning buildings. Until the World Trade Center Memorial was unveiled in 2011, the Eagle Rock Reservation Memorial was the only 9/11 memorial to list all of the Victims names.
Over the years, numerous persons continue to grow ill and die from exposure to the toxic dust that they inhaled for months.
September 11, 2020
The Program will include Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, Jr., Victim's Family Members, Elected officials and Clergy
The solemn Remembrance Ceremony will be live-streamed on the following:
Essex County Eagle Rock September 11th Memorial
Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, Jr.
Essex County Residents
The contest's intent is to highlight the best of what the Essex County Parks System has to offer its many residents year-round. Participants are asked to submit photos taken over the past year that capture a visit to the Essex County Parks System.
Anyone with a camera may participate; with no charge for entries.
All submissions must be clearly labeled on an attached label on the back of the photo with the following information:
Submission form found here