New Canaan Remembers Residents, Honors Responders in 9/11 Ceremony [VIDEO]

New Canaan Marks 9 11 in Ceremony at Town Hall on 9 11 15
Uploaded by Michael Dinan on 2015-09-11. One of the Sept. 11, 2001 images seared into the memory of New Canaan First Selectman Rob Mallozzi is looking out across Main Street from Town Hall, and catching sight of firefighters Don Gesuladi and Bobby Thompson. On Friday, Mallozzi said he could “still see them straddling the yellow lines with an empty fire boot in hand, collecting spare change from motorists that were passing by our firehouse.”

“Was there ever a time when we all felt so desperately that we wanted to do something for our country, for our community or for our families?” Mallozzi told more than 100 residents, town workers and emergency responders who gathered on Town Hall’s front lawn for a solemn ceremony honoring those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks of 9/11. “That was the good that came from the evil.