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Township Honors Franklinites Killed In Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks

Township officials, faith leaders, first responders and others on Sept. 12 honored the six township residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001.

The Franklin Township Police Department’s Honor Guard and members of St. Matthias Cub Scout Pack 195 led the Pledge of Allegiance, and welcoming remarks were given by Township Councilman Rajiv Prasad (D-At Large).

The Invocation was given by the Rev. Sharon Culley of Somerset Presbyterian Church, which was followed by Mayor Phil Kramer reading the names of the township residents killed in the attacks.

Comments were given by Rabbi Eli Garfinkel of Temple Beth El of Somerset, Somerset County Freeholder Brian Levine and Wayne Dibovsky, Chief of Staff for state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17).

The Benediction was given by Imam Moulana Sayed Rizwan Rizvi of the Masjid-e-Ali mosque.

Here is the live-streamed video of the event:

Township 9-11 Commemoration.

Posted by The Franklin Reporter & Advocate on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

 

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