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Brick to Host Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Candlelight Vigil Sunday

Brick Township holds its annual 9/11 memorial, marking 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, Sept. 11, 2021. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Township holds its annual 9/11 memorial, marking 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, Sept. 11, 2021. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Township will host its annual ceremony remembering those who died in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 on Sunday, the 21st anniversary of the attacks.

The ceremony will be held at the “Angel in Anguish” sculpture at the foot of Windward Beach Park, off Princeton Avenue. Designed by local sculptor Brian Hanlon, the Angel in Anguish monument is inscribed with the names of John Badagliacca, Brett Bailey, Robert DeVitt, Michael Diehl, John Perconti, James Sands, Thomas Sgroi and Christopher Traina – all Brick residents who died in the attack.

Brick Township holds its annual 9/11 memorial, marking 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, Sept. 11, 2021. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Township holds its annual 9/11 memorial, marking 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks, Sept. 11, 2021. (Photo: Daniel Nee)


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The ceremony includes speakers, prayers from local clergy, the reading of the victims’ names, and a candlelight vigil. Township emergency responders will also be on hand in honor guard.

The remembrance begins at 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, at Windward Beach Park. The monument is located underneath the American flag near the beach entrance roundabout turn.


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