The Township of Union will commemorate the Anniversary of September 11th on Monday, September 11 we will host our by our Annual UFD/UPD Remembrance Ceremony held in front of Fire Headquarters, located at 1 Bond Drive.
Schedule of events:
THE FREEDOM BIKE RIDE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
This ride is a roundtrip beginning in front of Fire Headquarters, located at 1 Bond Drive, to the Echo Lake Park Memorial Site in Mountainside. Please note that this is hilly terrain and an intermediate route and is not a race but a group ride.
Geared bicycles recommended
No tricycles or training wheels allowed
There will be a water station at the beginning and middle of the route.
The route is fully supported by police, motorcycles, and medical help. Approved helmets required. Riders must obey all traffic laws.
The intent of this ceremony, hosted by our Union Fire Department, is to participate in and conduct a single nationwide salute to fallen firefighters, law enforcement, and civilians.
The event will be coordinated to occur at the exact moment the World Trade Center events occurred and will be marked by a series of two bell chimes - one for each of the towers whose collapse took countless lives, followed by the reading of the names of the service members whose lives were lost that day.