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Rocky Point VFW 9/11 Memorial Unveiled

Ceremony held Sunday to unveil memorial honoring victims, first responders and rescue workers and "War on Terror" veterans.

A ceremony was held at Diamond in the Pines Park in Coram Sunday to unveil the Rocky Point VFW 9/11 Memorial.

Joe Cognitore, Commander of the Rocky Point VFW, and Rich Acritelli, organized the memorial with the help of multiple organizations, officials and community members.

The memorial has two pieces of steel from the World Trade Center along with three boulders, multiple plaques, a statue of an Eagle and a brickway walkway. The memorial is designed to honor victims of the attacks, first responders and rescue workers and "War on Terror" veterans from the Town of Brookhaven.

johnmc January 01, 2013 at 01:59 PM
Our Rocky Point 911 memorial is in coram wtf, i dont get it, they should have put it in the rocketship park, the new park or even on broadway or either one of the firehouses what a let down if you ask me, was there a vote, if not they should orchestrate one, and move it to a Rocky Point area, let Brookhaven have there own

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