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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO HOLD REMEMBRANCE SERVICE ON SEPTEMBER 11

Date: Aug 23, 2004
Press Release Number: 103-2004

The Port Authority will hold an Interfaith Remembrance Service at St. Peter’s Church, Barclay and Church streets in Lower Manhattan, at noon on Saturday, September 11, 2004. The service will 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, New Jersey Governor James E. McGreevey, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Port Authority Commissioner Christy Ferer Levin, whose husband, Port Authority Executive Director Neil D. Levin, was killed on September 11, have been invited to offer words of comfort. The program will include performances by Morris Robinson of the Metropolitan Opera and the St. Peter’s Church Choir.

The memorial service will be broadcast live by NJN Public Television for viewers in New Jersey. NY 1 will broadcast the ceremony live in New York.

Media wishing to cover the Interfaith Remembrance Service should bring photo identification as well as media credentials, and report to the church entrance on Barclay Street.

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Contact: Tony Ciavolella
Port Authority
212 435-7777

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