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.
Hearings in the case of Military Commissions; 9/11: Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al. will be held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from Monday, April 14, 2014 through Thursday, April 17, 2014. There will be no session on Friday, April 18, 2014. All four of the CCTV sites will be open daily for families of victims to watch the hearings. The sites are located at Fort Devens, MA (west of Boston); Fort Hamilton, NY (in Brooklyn); Fort Meade, MD (between Washington and…Find out more »
On Sunday, April 13, 2014, at 2:00pm, Palm Sunday Mass will be said at the Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance at MCU Park (formerly KeySpan Park). In case of rain, Mass will be held at Our Lady of Solace Church. For more information, please visit the website. The Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance 1904 Surf Avenue Brooklyn, NY Our Lady of Solace Roman Catholic Church Mermaid Avenue & West 17th Street Brooklyn, NYFind out more »
A free patient education workshop for people living with blood cancers and their families will be given by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 9:15am to 2:00pm in Manhattan. At this forum, participants can learn answers to commonly-asked questions about blood cancers and ask oncology and hematology experts questions of their own. Speakers will include experts in T-cell (CTCL, PTCL), Burkitt & mantle cell lymphoma, Large B-cell lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, follicular lymphoma, multiple myeloma, mucosa-associated…Find out more »
As part of Staten Island’s Bill Welsh “Run/Walk/Crawl” 5-K Run, there will be a children’s Run to VICTOR-Y quarter-mile run in honor of Vic Navarra on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 9:00am in Clove Lakes Park. The Run to VICTOR-Y is free to all children 10 and under. All participants will receive a Vic Navarra medal. Vic Navarra was a lieutenant in the FDNY who worked the recovery effort after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. He died…Find out more »
Join the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network for a run in Prospect Park on Saturday, April 12, 2014 to raise funds for pancreatic cancer research. Pancreatic cancer was recently added to the list of WTC-related cancers and is rising among rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center. The run begins at 10:00am. Registreation starts at 7:30am. Online registration is open until Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 11:59pm Eastern standard time. Full details are available here. http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/ccp.asp?ievent=1089443&ccp=646636 Prospect Park –…Find out more »
Detective John Marshall of the NYPD died on Sunday, April 6, 2014 of World Trade Center-related thyroid cancer. He worked with Brooklyn South Narcotics and the 70th Precinct during his NYPD career. The funeral Mass for Det. Marshall will be at St. Ephrem’s Church in Brooklyn on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 9:30am. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery. St. Ephrem’s Church 929 Bay Ridge Parkway (at Ft. Hamilton Parkway) Brooklyn, NY 718-833-1010 Greenwood Cemetery & Mausoleums 500 25th…Find out more »