OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A new 9/11 memorial was unveiled Thursday on Long Island.
The town of Oyster Bay added the “9/11 Walls of Honor” to its Sept. 11 memorial.READ MORE: Glass Bottle Attack In Chelsea Station Just The Latest Incident As Subway Crime Increases
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The new addition honors those who have died due to 9/11-related illnesses since the 2001 terror attacks.
Family and friends of victims were on hand for the reading of the names. Later, some placed flowers on the wall during a solemn ceremony.MORE NEWS: Civilian Complaint Review Board: Dozens Of NYPD Officers Should Be Disciplined For Misconduct During Black Lives Matter Protests Last Year
Town officials say it will add names of additional victims, as needed.