9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit Comes to West Nyack this Weekend, Remembering Rockland & 9/11 Heroes – FDNY Firefighters and Brothers Tommy & Danny Foley.
Tommy and Danny Foley grew up in West Nyack and were graduates of Clarkstown South High School. Tommy a member of the elite FDNY Rescue 3 (a special operations unit in the FDNY) tragically was killed on 9/11. After weeks of an exhaustive search, Danny would find his brother. Danny would later follow in Tommy’s footsteps and become a member of Rescue 3. Danny would pass away in 2020 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
The 9/11 mobile museum a family day of reflection, education, and remembrance is this Saturday (October 2) from 11am – 8pm and on Sunday (October 3) from 11am – 6pm at Germonds Park (185 Germonds Park Road) in West Nyack. The day will include educational experiences and family and entertainment activities. Suggested donation of $20 per family – all proceeds go directly to 9/11 Education Foundation.
Danny and Tommy Foley were American heroes and will never be forgotten. More information on the flyer below.
Tribute video to FDNY FF Danny Foley
Progressive Foot Care Holds 15th Annual Holiday Shoe Drive for the Homeless
NANUET, NY – For the past 14 years, Progressive Foot Care have collected over 15,000 pairs of footwear to benefit the less fortunate. They are partnering with The United Way of Rockland (uwrc.org) and Catholic Charities of Rockland (ccsrockland.org), as well as Caring for the Hungry and Homeless of Peekskill (CHHOP chhop.org).
They will helping to support local businesses recovering from the pandemic. Several local businesses have donated gift certificates which will be drawn in a Facebook Live raffle in mid-December.
Everyone who donates footwear towards the shoe drive is eligible to receive a raffle ticket, available at the front desk at each of their offices (limit one per donor).
White Plains: 95 Church Street, Suite 210, White Plains, NY 10601.
Nanuet: 259 South Middletown Road, 2nd Floor, Nanuet, NY 10954
Footwear can be dropped off at our offices until December 15th.
Our local businesses generously donating raffle prizes are:
- 25 North Ristorante 25northristorante.com
- Famiglia Pizzeria of White Plains famousfamigliawp.com
- Chillemi Shoe Repair chillemishoerepair.com
- Repair Recover Restore Chiropractic and Acupuncture r3health.org
- Boiano Dental boianodental.com
- Gentleman’s Barber Spa gentlemansbarberspa.com
- Melanie Harris, Inc. melanieharriscollection.com
- Frederick Jewelers frederickjewelersnanuet.business.site
- Posa Posa posaposa.com
- Banchetto Feast banchettofeast.com
- Associated Family Dentists associatedfamilydentists.com
- S R Video Pictures rocklandvideoproductions.com
American Colosseum Pro Wrestling Santa Slam at the Haverstraw Center on December 3rd
American Colosseum Pro Wrestling presents:SANTA SLAM!!!!
Saturday, December 3
7:05pm Bell Time
at The Haverstraw Center
50 West Broad Street (in Haverstraw)
Come support some very talented Rockland Pro Wrestlers at this benefit for The Haverstraw Center’s Christmas Gift Program. Bring the kids and get some candy…SANTA CLAUS will be there!
Haverstraw’s own ANTHONY MARKOS won the ACW War Eagle Championship at the last Haverstraw Center show…but will he walk out of the Center with that belt on December 3rd??