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PORT AUTHORITY TO HONOR EMPLOYEES KILLED ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 - MEDIA ADVISORY

Date: Sep 08, 2003
Press Release Number: 116-2003

REVISED MEDIA ADVISORY


Note: Corrected Satellite Coordinates


The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will hold an Interfaith Remembrance Service at Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive in Manhattan, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 11, 2003, to honor the 84 Port Authority employees who were tragically killed on September 11, 2001, in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

New York Governor George E. Pataki and New Jersey Governor James E. McGreevey will attend the service and offer words of comfort.

The memorial service will be broadcast live by New Jersey Public Television (NJN) for viewers in New Jersey, with a rebroadcast at 9 p.m. NY1 will broadcast the ceremony live in New York. New Jersey Network will uplink a clean feed of the service on satellite coordinates AMC 01 (KU band) Transponder 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Media wishing to cover the Interfaith Remembrance Service at Riverside Church should bring photo identification as well as media credentials, and report to the church entrance at 91 Claremont Avenue near 120th Street.


Contacts:

Tony Ciavolella, Port Authority
212 435-7777

Ed Rodgers, NJN – NJ Public Television
609 777-5195


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