Patriot Day activities

TODAY IS PATRIOT DAY, THE 12TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 9/11 TERRORIST ATTACKS AND A REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY WILL BEGIN AT 9:45 AT THE FLIGHT 93 NATIONAL MEMORIAL IN SHANKSVILLE. A LUMINARIA SERVICE WAS HELD LAST NIGHT. ALSO TODAY:

Blair County commissioners and other local officials will gather this morning at 10 to re-name the 8th street juniata bridge “the bridge of freedom.” they are honoring 9 local eroes who lost their lives fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. the ceremony will include an Honor Guard  and the Penn State Altoona Choir.

THE ANNUAL REMEMBRANCE PROGRAM IS BEING HELD FROM 1 TO 4 AT HOLLIDAYSBURG VETERANS HOME. SIMUTANEOUS PROGRAMS IN EISENHOWER AND ARNOLD HALLS. AT 5PM, BLAIR COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION WILL HOLD ITS 12TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY CONCERT AT HERITAGE PLAZA ALONG 11TH AVENUE IN ALTOONA.

AND AN EVENT WILL BE HELD AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA’S WORLD TRADE CENTER MONUMENT INCLUDING A REMEMBRANCE OF THE 3 I-U-P GRADUATES WHO DIED IN THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.