Twenty-nine years ago, Central New Yorkers were struggling to come to grips with the news that Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland, killing 35 Syracuse University students. SU continued a tradition Thursday of holding an annual remembrance service and ceremony at 2:03 p.m., the time the plane and all 270 people on board were lost.
"On that day, it seemed the future was stolen. Here at Syracuse University, we lost a generation. Thirty-five young lives taken. Taken before their potential and possibility could be realized."