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 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 »
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 »
Jerry Avellino died Friday, January 10, 2014, from injuries suffered in a fall. His funeral Mass will be held on Saturday January 18, 2014, at 10:00am at Saint Joseph the Worker in East Patchogue. 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 »
Wake for Yonkers firefighter Jeff Campion will be held at the Whalen and Ball Funeral Home in Yonkers on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 and Wednesday, January 22, 2014. His funeral Mass is scheduled for 10:00am on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at St. Mary’s Church. Campion died on Friday, 17 January, 2014. He was 51. Whalen and Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Avenue Yonkers, NY St. Mary’s Church 103 South Broadway Yonkers, NYFind out more »
The second Music for Newtown auction will be held live from Wednesday, January 22, 2014 to Wednesday, January 29, 2014. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Resiliency Center of Newtown, a project of Tuesday’s Children. Bidding will take place here. You can see the items up for auction here. Music for Newtown supports victims’ families and the community of Newtown, CT as they cope with the aftermath of the horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.…Find out more »