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 documentary film, In Our Son’s Name will have its world festival premiere on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:15pm at the Atlanta Film Festival. The screening will take place at the Plaza Theatre. The film tells the story of Phyllis and Orlando Rodriguez, who lost their son Greg in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. The Rodriguez family and the film’s director, Gayla Jamison, will be present for a Q&A following the showing of the film Tickets cost $10.00 and…Find out more »
The Bipartisan Policy Center panel discussion entitled Fragility and Extremism in Yemen, Again scheduled for Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at 9:00am, will now take place on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 9:00am. Yemen seemingly only attracts U.S. attention when tied to a terrorist attack or plot: the USS Cole in 2000; Anwar al-Awlaki’s incitement to terror since 2004; the “underwear bomber” in 2009; the cargo plane plot in 2010. The country’s long-simmering political fragility and endemic civil wars largely escape notice. Now, both…Find out more »
Firefighter John Joseph Polignone (retired) died Sunday, March 15, 2015. His memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 2:00pm at the Colonial Funeral Home in Staten Island. FF Polignone was assigned to Engine 276 in Brooklyn, and Staten Island’s Engine 167. He retired in the mid-1990s. The FDNY honored FF Polignone for his work during and after the 1993 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Colonial Funeral Home 2819 Hyland Blvd. Staten Island, NYFind out more »
The fourteenth annual Joseph Grzelak Memorial Scholarship Bowl-a-thon will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Rab’s County Lanes in Staten Island. A few spaces are still available if you reserve before noon on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Prices begin at $50.00 for a non-bowler ticket. There is a variety of packages and prices, including a family of four discount for two adults and two children. All proceeds benefit the Joseph Grzelak Memorial Fund. Battalion Chief…Find out more »
Support Rick’s Place from 7:00pm to 9:00pm on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the Elmscrest Country Club with a Paint Sip Fundraiser. Learn to paint, have a drink and support grieving children. The cost to attend is $35.00. Everything except enthusiasm is supplied. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Rick Thorpe — a loved husband, father, brother and son — was killed by terrorists at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. In his memory, Rick’s Place…Find out more »
A memorial service will be offered on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10:00am at St. Rita’s Church in Brooklyn, NY, to honor the members of E-332 and L-175 who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty: Lieutenant James W. Blackmore, E-332; Captain Eric P. Dailey, L-175; Lieutenant Robert R. Dolney, E-332; Captain John T. Dunne, L-175; Lieutenant Thomas J. Greaney, L-175; FF Nicholas J. Marzelli, L-175; FF Anthony J. Nuccio, L-175 and FF Theodore A. Wieczorek, L-175. The memorial…Find out more »