Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Newton 9-11 Memorial Officially Breaks Ground

Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee and Mayor Setti Warren officially broke ground yesterday evening at the Newton Fire Station in Newton Centre, where the city's September 11 Memorial will be built, honoring the victims of 9-11.  Eight people with ties to Newton were killed in the attacks on 9-11-01: Mark Bavis, Paige Farley-HackelNicholas HumberAaron JacobsStuart Meltzer,  Richard RossRahma SalieAmy Toyen.
Mayor Setti Warren speaks to the gathering at the Newton Centre Fire Station where the 9/11 Memorial will be built.
l.tor. Susan Huffman, Fire Chief Bruce Proia, Police Captain Mark Gromada, Joe Prestejohn (Cabot's Ice Cream), Commissioner of Parks & Recreation Bob DeRubeis, Sande Young, Ginny Gardner 

 l. to r. Jan Huffman - Treasurer of the Newton-911 Committee, Gloria Gavris, Aaron Goldman, Setti Warren, Phil Mastoianni - lead contractor on the Memorial Construction project, Mark Sangiolo - Architect, Debra Shapiro

Architect's model of  9-11 Memorial, soon to be constructed.
Mayor Setti Warren joins Newton residents in a moment of silence remembering the victims of 9-11.

1 comment:

  1. I knew Nicholas Humber. I mowed his lawn during the summer of 1995.