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Remembering local 9/11 victim

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Remembering local 9/11 victim

Remembering local 9/11 victim

Clinton Central School hosts a special dedication ceremony for the Edward Porter Felt Flight 93 Memorial.

Who was on that plane.

Edward porter felt was a 1977 clinton high school graduate.

Hijackers planned to crash the plane in washington dc but passengers, including felt, fought back.

Newschannel two's jason powles is live at the site of a new memorial, in clinton.

Kristen good evening.

In just about an hour from now...clinton central school will host a special dedication ceremony for the edward porter felt flight 93 memorial.

The permanent memorial to edward is being established on the grounds of clinton central school near the clinton foundation memorial brick garden.

The memorial will consist of an informational pedestal, an engraved dakota mahogany granite bench, a stone from the shanksville crash site memorial.

In addition, a fund will be established to maintain the memorial and fund a scholarship in the name of felt to be awarded annually to a clinton high school student.

Dr. stephen grimm 21:09:36 this is a visable reminder of the events that happened that day, and what it allowed us to do in terms of being able to think about what those passengers did and who they were and reflect on that and gain an new understanding of what happened that day and perhaps who we are and who we cld bend those typeof messag that c be conveyedto ours because it so close and right on our campus.

The clinton central school district foundation is accepting donations to support the 9/11 memorial and the ed felt scholarship...we'll have the information on how you can donation on our website wktv.com.

Expected to be here tonight...edward's brother gordon felt, a remsen resident, .

He is the president of the families of flight 93 national organization and was just at a ceremony in shanksville.

To unveil the completed 40-chimes tower of voices there.

Kristen the ceremony here begins at 6pm.

Reporting live in clinton jason powles newschannle 2...back to you.




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