Residents recently posted messages of hope for the tenth anniversary of Sept. 11 at the 's fence.
Rev. Dwight Walter left markers and ribbons attached to the fence for the entire week leading up to Sept. 11, and said that he was thankful that all of the messages left were positive.
John DeBenedetto, a teacher at Seneca Junior High, was one of several people that hung a message following a Sunday service at the church.
"As a teacher it takes me back to 10 years ago, it's just a different world," DeBenedetto said.
Tex and Sharon Dennerlein hung messages up with their 2-year-old daughter Madion.
Tex said that the tenth anniversary to him meant a unification of the country and remembering those that lost their lives.
Marcie Deedy, of Patchogue, also hoped for peace in the world.
"I'd like to see prejudice stop and have world peace," Deedy said.
Check the photos to see the ribbons and several of the messages left on the fence.