Images: Suburban Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremonies

 
Daily Herald
Updated 9/11/2019 8:52 PM

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 were remembered today in Elgin and Lincolnshire. Other ceremonies will be held this evening in Hoffman Estates, Wheaton and Naperville.

Richard Moen of Elgin bows his head in prayer during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza. Moen is a member of American Legion Post 57.
  Richard Moen of Elgin bows his head in prayer during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza. Moen is a member of American Legion Post 57.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Stevenson High School student Samhita Madduru, 17, sings the national anthem Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
  Stevenson High School student Samhita Madduru, 17, sings the national anthem Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
A huge flag is flown from a ladder truck as Retired Marine Dino Moran a P.E. Teacher at Stevenson High School speaks to students and local first responders gathered in front of the school at 8 a.m. Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
  A huge flag is flown from a ladder truck as Retired Marine Dino Moran a P.E. Teacher at Stevenson High School speaks to students and local first responders gathered in front of the school at 8 a.m. Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Melodie Rivera sings the national anthem during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza.
  Melodie Rivera sings the national anthem during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Gordon Steinway of American Legion Post 57 plays Taps during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza.
  Gordon Steinway of American Legion Post 57 plays Taps during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Eighteen-year-old Adlai E. Stevenson High School student Ethan Meoman, 18, holds a flag during the ceremony Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
  Eighteen-year-old Adlai E. Stevenson High School student Ethan Meoman, 18, holds a flag during the ceremony Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Mayor David Kaptain addresses the crowd during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza.
  Mayor David Kaptain addresses the crowd during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Robert and Rosemary Holland of Elgin stand during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza.
  Robert and Rosemary Holland of Elgin stand during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Civic Center Plaza.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Stevenson High School students cover their hearts as the national anthem is sung in front of the school at 8 a.m. Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
  Stevenson High School students cover their hearts as the national anthem is sung in front of the school at 8 a.m. Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Elgin firefighter Mickey Widtfelldt sounds a bell honoring those lost in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday at the Civic Center Plaza.
  Elgin firefighter Mickey Widtfelldt sounds a bell honoring those lost in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks during Elgin's annual Patriots' Day Ceremony on Wednesday at the Civic Center Plaza.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Retired Marine Dino Moran a P.E. Teacher at Adlai E. Stevenson High School talks to the assembled crowd at Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
  Retired Marine Dino Moran a P.E. Teacher at Adlai E. Stevenson High School talks to the assembled crowd at Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
First responders gathered with students in front of the Adlai E. Stevenson High School at 8 a.m. Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
  First responders gathered with students in front of the Adlai E. Stevenson High School at 8 a.m. Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Stevenson High School student John Raymond, a senior plays taps Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
  Stevenson High School student John Raymond, a senior plays taps Wednesday for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Firefighters lower a large American flag at Adlai E. Stevenson High School Stevenson High School Wednesday after a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
  Firefighters lower a large American flag at Adlai E. Stevenson High School Stevenson High School Wednesday after a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Mary Light of Wheaton and other visitors on Wednesday to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece. Chicago Fire Department Battalion Chief Patrick Maloney spoke during the event.
  Mary Light of Wheaton and other visitors on Wednesday to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece. Chicago Fire Department Battalion Chief Patrick Maloney spoke during the event.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
People rise for the national anthem on Wednesday at the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park and recognize the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece.
  People rise for the national anthem on Wednesday at the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park and recognize the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Visitors on Wednesday to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks by tying blue ribbons at a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece.
  Visitors on Wednesday to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks by tying blue ribbons at a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Visitors on Wednesday to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece. Chicago Fire Department Battalion Chief Patrick Maloney spoke about his experience assisting in New York City in the wake of the attack.
  Visitors on Wednesday to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece. Chicago Fire Department Battalion Chief Patrick Maloney spoke about his experience assisting in New York City in the wake of the attack.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Visitors on Wednesday to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece. Chicago Fire Department Battalion Chief Patrick Maloney spoke during the event.
  Visitors on Wednesday to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece. Chicago Fire Department Battalion Chief Patrick Maloney spoke during the event.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Kathy Moore of Lombard wipes away tears after touching World Trade Center steel on Wednesday. Visitors to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece.
  Kathy Moore of Lombard wipes away tears after touching World Trade Center steel on Wednesday. Visitors to the First Division Museum at Cantigny Park recognized the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony introducing a new permanent exhibit. Two steel beams salvaged from the remains of the World Trade Center are the centerpiece.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Charles F. Johanns, co-chair of the Naperville 9/11 Shanower Memorial Commission speaks at a Sept. 11 ceremony at the memorial on the riverwalk in Naperville Wednesday. Commander Dan Shanower of the U.S.Navy was a Naperville native who was killed in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. In the foreground is a twisted iron beam from the World Trade Center in New York City.
  Charles F. Johanns, co-chair of the Naperville 9/11 Shanower Memorial Commission speaks at a Sept. 11 ceremony at the memorial on the riverwalk in Naperville Wednesday. Commander Dan Shanower of the U.S.Navy was a Naperville native who was killed in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. In the foreground is a twisted iron beam from the World Trade Center in New York City.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
People gather at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial on the riverwalk in Naperville Wednesday following a Sept. 11 ceremony.
  People gather at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial on the riverwalk in Naperville Wednesday following a Sept. 11 ceremony.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Mark Puknaitis, Naperville Fire Chief, catches his breath at the Sept. 11 ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower memorial on the riverwalk in Naperville Wednesday.
  Mark Puknaitis, Naperville Fire Chief, catches his breath at the Sept. 11 ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower memorial on the riverwalk in Naperville Wednesday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Naperville firefighters stand at attention during a Sept. 11 ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower memorial on the riverwalk in Naperville Wednesday.
  Naperville firefighters stand at attention during a Sept. 11 ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower memorial on the riverwalk in Naperville Wednesday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Members of the Hoffman Estates police and fire department honor guards make their entrance during a Sept. 11 remebrance ceremony at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall Wednesday.
  Members of the Hoffman Estates police and fire department honor guards make their entrance during a Sept. 11 remebrance ceremony at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates Mayor Bill McLeod speaks during a Sept. 11 remebrance ceremony at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall Wednesday.
  Hoffman Estates Mayor Bill McLeod speaks during a Sept. 11 remebrance ceremony at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Audience members listen to the keynote speaker, Schaumburg Fire Capt. John Schneidwind, who was among the long-distance responders after Sept. 11, during a Sept. 11 remebrance ceremony at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall Wednesday.
  Audience members listen to the keynote speaker, Schaumburg Fire Capt. John Schneidwind, who was among the long-distance responders after Sept. 11, during a Sept. 11 remebrance ceremony at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Schaumburg Fire Capt. John Schneidwind, who was among the long-distance responders after Sept. 11, speaks during a Sept. 11 remebrance ceremony at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall Wednesday.
  Schaumburg Fire Capt. John Schneidwind, who was among the long-distance responders after Sept. 11, speaks during a Sept. 11 remebrance ceremony at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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