Local events mark 9/11 anniversary
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY - A number events happening Monday will help the community remember victims of the 9/11 terror attacks -- 16 years later.
2 p.m.: Concord Township Fire Department in Elkhart will present participating communities with a pear tree, the only tree left standing after the Twin Towers fell.
3 p.m.: Plymouth will hold a ceremony at Saint Joseph Hospital honoring area police, EMS and fire departments.
6 p.m.: Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Osceola will hold a "Never Forget" Tribute, featuring a 3,000-piece American flag.
8:46 p.m.: Notre Dame is hosting a prayer service in the South Quad, signifying 12 hours after the time when the first tower fell.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has directed all flags to fly at half-staff Monday.
Three of the victims on 9/11 were from our area: Kathy Nicosia, Karen Juday and Katie McCloskey.
Nicosia and McCloskey were both graduates of Adams High School.
McCloskey worked in the World Trade Center.
Nicosia was a flight attendant.
Juday had moved from Elkhart to New York to be with her fiance.