Local events mark 9/11 anniversary

Clay, South Bend and Mishawaka Fire Departments performed the "Ringing of the Bell" ceremony at Saint Patrick's County Park // WSBT 22 photo 

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.

Local victims

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.

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