Booker, Menendez Mark Somber Anniversary Of 9/11
Booker, Menendez mark somber anniversary of 9/11 (PHOTOS)
WEST ORANGE — With a background view of the New York City skyline as a somber reminder, state and county officials marked the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
The county’s September 11 Memorial at Eagle Rock Reservation — a spot that attracted a large crowd of horrified citizens looking across the river in 2001 — hosted the memorial ceremony.
The event included a reading of the names of the Essex County victims of the 9/11 attacks, remarks from some of their family members, performances of patriotic songs, and speeches from elected officials.
Speakers at the ceremony included some of the most …