February 1, 2013 – May 30, 2013
Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School is hosting an exhibit called Heroic Long Island. The exhibit pays tribute to Long Islanders who have acted with unusual valour.
On display are photos and artifacts from a number of Long Island heroes, including several FDNY firefighters and NYPD officers killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Navy SEAL Michael Murphy, winner of the Medal of Honor.
To view the exhibit, please call 516-937-6371 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are not allowed.
Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School
50 Kennedy Drive
Plainview, NY 11803
May 5, 2013 – June 15, 2013
The Firefighter Thomas J. Foley Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2001 as a tribute to an American hero who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. The program is intended to provide a lasting legacy to the life of Firefighter Thomas J. Foley by assisting the children of fellow FDNY firefighters in meeting the expenses of post-secondary educational costs.
College scholarships are offered for students enrolling in an accredited two- or four-year college or university within the continental United States. Scholarship recipients must be the dependent child of an active or retired firefighter or fire officer, whose parent or legal guardian has a minimum of one full year of service at the time of application. Applicants must be high school graduates planning to enter college this fall.
For an application, please email Dan Foley at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be postmarked on or before June 15, 2013 and mailed to:
The Scholarship Committee
CFOC/FF Thomas J. Foley Memorial Scholarship
C/O 171 Foxwood Rd.
West Nyack, NY 10994
May 23, 2013
The annual golf outing honoring the Haskell brothers — Thomas and Timothy, both of whom made the supreme sacrifice at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Lido Beach Golf Club.
FF Timothy Haskell, 34 and BC Thomas Haskell, 37, both were killed in the terrorist attacks. The golf outing in their honor raises money to help wounded warriors through Homes for Our Troops.
Lido Beach Golf Course
255 Lido Blvd.
Lido Beach, NY 11561-5092
May 27, 2013
The dedication of the new Heroes Memorial Monument, which honors veterans and the first responders to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, will take place at 9:30am on Monday, May 27, 2013 on the lawn in front of Warren Township Town Hall. At 11:00am following the dedication, the annual Memorial Day Parade will begin. Following the parade will be a memorial service and wreath laying at the nearby Veterans’ Monument.
The dedication was originally scheduled for November 4, 2012, but was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy.
The memorial was constructed last year, and consists of a granite boulder bearing the date “September 11, 2001″ and the number of members of uniformed services who were killed in the attacks — 343 from the Fire Department of New York; 23 from the New York Police Department; 37 from the Port Authority Police Department; and 8 emergency medical personnel from various agencies.
Donations are still needed to complete lighting and signage. Donor forms can be found on the township’s website.
For more information, please contact: Mark Krane at 908-753-8000, ext. 250, Carolann Garafola at 908-922-1973 or Russell Leffert at 908-753-1000.
Warren Township Municipal Complex
46 Mountain Boulevard
Warren, NJ 07059
May 31, 2013
The annual “With Eddie’s Help Summer Blast Off” will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 8:00pm to 12:00am at Martell’s Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach. You’ll have a great time – come out and support With Eddie’s Help and welcome Martell’s back from Hurricane Sandy.
Edward “Eddie” Strauss was 44 and a Port Authority manager and expert on the Towers on September 11, 2001.
Martell’s Tiki Bar
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
With Eddie’s Help
June 1, 2013
The tenth annual Dan Gallagher BBQ will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2013, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. A memorial Mass will be held in Wills Chapel Hall before the BBQ. The Mass will begin at 12:00 noon.
To register for the BBQ, please click here. Tickets are $20.00. The first 100 people to buy tickets will receive a signature BBQ t-shirt. Proceeds will go towards the Dan Gallagher Memorial Wing at DeSales.
In addition to great food, Tony Billone and Episode will perform live. Also new this year, a kid’s moon bounce and updates about the Dan Gallagher Wing.
Please contact Phil Yetter at email@example.com or 610-282-1100, ext. 1578 with questions. Information is also available here.
Dan “Reds” Gallagher, 23, was killed at Cantor Fitzgerald during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He was a hugely popular DeSales student, and his legacy lives on at the school he loved.
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034