September 03, 2004
Staten Island, NY -
Wednesday, September 8, 2004
8 p.m. - midnight
St. John's University Staten Island campus
300 Howard Avenue
Staten Island, NY
St. John's University Staten Island campus will be the host site
for the September 11 Memorial Light display, a set of high-powered
lights that shine into the night sky, depicting the Twin Towers. A
short prayer service will precede the illumination of the
The lights will shine from 8 p.m. to midnight in a tribute to
the hundreds of loved ones lost on September 11, 2001, including
the 73 St. John's University alumni who either worked in the towers
or who were members of the police, fire, and other emergency units
who ran into the towers to help people get out.
One of the highest points on Staten Island, the St. John's
campus provides an ideal spot from which to display the lights,
which will be visible from around the New York area. The lights,
which are supplied by St. Clare's WTC Outreach, will be displayed
at other Staten Island locations from September 6 to 12.
For more information, please contact Jody Fisher, Director of
Media Relations, at (718) 990-6185 or firstname.lastname@example.org or
Dennis McKeon, St. Clare's WTC Outreach, at (732) 392-5497 or at email@example.com.