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Local ceremonies to mark 9/11 scheduled for Sunday

Annual ceremonies to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks are scheduled for Sunday in Vale and Ontario.

A 9/11 memorial ceremony will be held at Wadleigh Park on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the city, the Vale Community Coalition, Vale Chamber of Commerce and the Vale American Legion Post 96.

Vale Mayor Tom Vialpando abd Vale Christian Church youth pastor Steven Marshall will be the featured speakers.

The Vale Fire Department will be on hand along with Sparky the Fire Dog.

The event will also feature hot dogs and hamburgers. Prices are $6 for a hamburger, chips and water and $5 for a hotdog, chips and a bottle of water. There is no charge for active duty military and first responders.

In Ontario, American Legion Post 67 has organized an event scheduled to start at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the plaza in front of Four Rivers Cultural Center. Ontario Police Chief Mike Iwai and Ontario Fire Chief Terry Leighton are among the scheduled speakers.

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