December 22, 2012
On Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 6:00pm, there will be a Christmas tree lighting, and the naming of the street “Heroes’ Way” in honour of all the hundreds of recovery workers from the World Trade Center recovery effort who have died of illnesses contracted there.
Carols will be sung and Santa has been sighted in the area! Seasonal refreshments will be available.
For details, please contact the Suffolk County Legislator’s office at 631-854-3735.
9/11 Responders Remembered Park
Gibbs Pond Road and Smithtown Boulevard
December 15, 2012
On Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 1:00pm, the Barnegat 9/11 memorial will be dedicated. The memorial is located just outside the Barnegat Township municipal building.
The memorial’s centerpiece is a piece of steel from the World Trade Center. The steel, which is more than 11 feet high, is from the ‘B’ parking level of Tower 1.
For more information, please call Charles Giles at 609-271-4936.
Barnegat Township Municipal Building
900 West Bay Ave.
Wreaths across America lays Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans.
Wreaths on veterans’ graves at Arlington National Cemetery
To sponsor a wreath or wreaths, please click here.
To learn more about Wreaths across America, please click here.
December 10, 2012
The non-profit public interest law firm Advocates for Justice will host their 2012 Fall Awards Ceremony to honor outstanding community advocates. The ceremony will take place on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 7:30pm at Symphony Space.
A Lifetime of Leadership Award will be presented to recovery worker Mike Kenny, for his service after the terrorist attacks and for his work for sick recovery workers.
Advocates for Justice is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization; ticket purchases are tax deductible. For more information, send an email to FallAwards@advocatesny.com. To order tickets for the awards ceremony, please click here.
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York, NY
December 8, 2012
The West Islip Chamber of Commerce is hosting a rescheduled dedication ceremony for their new 9/11 Memorial on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at at 9:00am. The original date for the dedication was changed after Hurricane Sandy.
The ceremony will take place at the September 11th memorial, which is on the corner of Higbie Lane and Paumanake Avenue. Steel from a tower of the World Trade Center forms the heart of the memorial, which remembers the local residents who were murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001.
All attendees are invited to a breakfast after the ceremony. Please park at Boyd Spencer Funeral Home.
November 2, 2012
The NYPD Marine Corps Association proudly celebrates the 237th birthday of our Corps at NYPD Headquarters at One Police Plaza on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 11:00am. Join Commissioner Raymond Kelly and the dais for a full breakfast spread served at 10:00am before the ceremony.
The after-party will be at TGIF Fridays at 47 Broadway in Lower Manhattan.
The 2012 Honorees include Chief Esposito, Chief Shea, P.O. Vergara, and GySgtMonaco.