Mount Airy to mark 9/11 today

September 11, 2007

Mount Airy will hold a ceremony at 7 p.m. today to remember the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

The ceremony also will offer residents a chance to reflect on the fire Sept. 2 that destroyed several downtown buildings.

The ceremony will be held at Patriot Park, Center and Main streets.

Invited to participate are the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company, Maryland State Police resident troopers, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the Marine Corps League and the local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts.

Mayor Frank Johnson and Town Council President David Pyatt will make brief remarks, and the Rev. Susan Boehl, pastor of Prospect United Methodist Church, will deliver a short message.

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