9/11 REMEMBERED: AMICO Senior Center remembers 9/11 victims
Over a hundred seniors from surrounding neighborhoods gatheredat the AMICO Senior Center in Borough Park last Thursday tocommemorate those lost on September 11.
Councilmembers David Greenfield and Vincent Gentile,Assemblymember Peter Abbate, Nan Blacksheer from the BoroughPresident’s office, City Comptroller John Liu and first respondersshared personal stories of where they were on that fatefulmorning.
AMICO members also shared their talents to memorialize thefallen. Harold Raynor performed the classic song, I Believe;Sandy Honor recited a poem; and Joseph Tsang sang You’ll NeverWalk Alone and also read the names of those who perished who werefamily and friends of the Center, accompanied by Rita Biamonte onpiano.
Today we come together to honor all those who sacrificed, saidDr. Joan Pastore, director of AMICO. They were ordinary citizenswho performed extraordinary tasks that day. We come together tohonor the spirit of Americans on that day and forward.