9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.
The Shirley Fiterman Art Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College in Lower Manhattan is hosting Top of the World, an exhibit on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks. The exhibit opened on November 12, 2013 (coinciding with the opening of 4 WTC) and is ongoing. Top of the World consists of photographs and works by more than a dozen artists that document the rebuilding efforts. Photos were taken at the site, many from inside the…Find out more »
CBS RADIO New York will present The Road to 48 Firehouse Cook-Off contest to find out which firehouse in the tri-state area makes the best chili. Firefighters: Please send CBS Radio an email to one of the following email addresses with the following information: first and last name; phone number; firehouse number, location and jurisdiction and a contact phone number. Cookoff@wfan.com Cookoff@wins.com Cookoff@wcbs880.com Cookoff@fresh1027.com Cookoff@923now.com Cookoff@wcbsfm.com The deadline is Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 10:00am. Twelve firehouses will be randomly selected to…Find out more »
On Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 11:00am, the 12th Annual RunIN United 5-K Fun Run will be held all over the world. Runs will be held in Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, Bangalore, Dehli, Dubai, Stockholm, Milan, Amsterdam, Munich, Paris, London, Dublin, Madrid, Sao Paolo, Toronto, New York City, Rochester, Chicago, Omaha, Denver, Santa Monica & San Francisco. Friends of Fred Gabler’s are running the San Francisco race. All proceeds from RunIN United benefit the Fred Gabler…Find out more »
We are very sad to report the death of retired FDNY Lt. George Reilly E-81, father of FF Kevin Reilly, who was killed by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Lt. Reilly was one of the “Band of Dads” during the recovery operation at the World Trade Center site. His wake will be Monday, November 18, 2013 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm and Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Higgins Funeral Home in…Find out more »
We are very sad to report the death of retired FDNY Lt. George Reilly E-81, father of FF Kevin Reilly, who was killed by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Lt. Reilly was one of the “Band of Dads” during the recovery operation at the World Trade Center site. His wake will be Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Higgins Funeral Home in New City. His funeral will be Wednesday, November 20,…Find out more »
There will be a bone marrow drive for Owen Hogan at Friends of Firefighters every weekday this week. Dates and times — Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 8:00am-7:00pm; Thursday, November 21, 2013, 9:00am-7:00pm and Friday, November 22, 2013, 800am-5:00pm. 2-year-old Owen Hogan, son of FDNY firefighter Tim Hogan of Engine 216, has aplastic anemia, a bone marrow disorder in which bone marrow stops producing blood cells. Owen has stopped responding to treatments. The next step is a bone marrow transplant, but…Find out more »