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 »
The Vigiano Brothers’ “Bravest and Finest” Ski Event will take place from Sunday, January 12, 2014 to Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Stowe Mountain Lodge, to remember FF John Vigiano and Detective Joe Vigiano, who gave their lives during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Proceeds from this event will benefit the NYPD Self-Support Group and the FDNY Pre-71 Retirees. For registration details, please click here or call 718-986-9822 or 201-376-9154. Stowe Mountain Lodge 7412 Mountain Road Stowe, VT 05672Find out more »
Robert M. Gates will give a talk about his service as Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011 and discuss his new book, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 6:30pm at the New-York Historical Society. David Gregory of Meet the Press will serve as moderator. Tickets cost $30.00 ($18.00 for New-York Historical Society members). To obtain tickets, please call 212-485-9268 or click here. Robert H. Smith Auditorium New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West…Find out more »
The Commissioning of the USS Somerset, the Navy ship honoring the crew and passengers of United Flight 93, will take place in Philadelphia on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The public is invited to attend the ceremony by requesting free tickets online. Originally, the deadline to obtain tickets was in November 2013, but some last-minute tickets have become available. To request these tickets, please contact Janet Vatavuk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-467-5137. A bus will be leaving Somerset County for Philadelphia on Friday,…Find out more »
Jerry Avellino died on Friday, January 10, 2014, from injuries suffered in a fall. Viewing – Thursday January 16, 2014, 2:00pm-4:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm Robertaccio Funeral Home 85 Medford Avenue Patchogue, NY 11772 Funeral Mass, Saturday January 18, 2014, 10:00am Saint Joseph the Worker 510 Narragansett Avenue East Patchogue, NY 11772 Interment will take place at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Coram, NY.Find out more »
Our friends at Voices of September 11th will host the Voices Center of Excellence for Community Resilience Symposium on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 8:30am to 3:30pm at Rutgers University. The Symposium will promote resiliency in communities impacted by trauma, with attention paid to long-term needs of these communities. The fee to attend is $100.00; $125 with CEU. Lunch will be included. To register, please contact Sheri Burkat at sburkat@voicesof sept11.org or at 732-543-2300. Rutgers University Trayes Hall – Douglass Campus…Find out more »