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 »
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 »
Colin Flood, who is 7, has been battling leukemia for the last two years. He is the son of Kevin Flood, a retired firefighter from Engine 210, who served with the FDNY during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Colin was first diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia on December 24, 2012. He received chemotherapy and then underwent a bone marrow transfusion. He had been in remission until October 2013, when unfortunately the cancer returned. Colin has…Find out more »
Remembrance Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery will be removed on Saturday, January 25, 2014. There is no rain or snow date. Please remember that it is just as important to remove the wreaths as it is to place them. The Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center Parking Lot will open at 7:00am and there will be free parking until 1:00pm. Please use Metro if possible. Pedestrian gates will open at 8:00am. Please plan on staying at least until 12:00 noon if…Find out more »
On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:00am, there will be a Memorial Mass honoring the memory of Lt. Curtis W. Meyran of Battalion 26 and Lt. John G. Bellew of Ladder 27. Engine 46/Ladder 27 will host the Mass at St. Joseph’s Church in the Bronx. The Mass will commemorate the ninth anniversary of their supreme sacrifice on Black Sunday. All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. All FDNY members are requested to attend in dress uniform.…Find out more »