HOW hosted its 17th-annual “In Celebration” gala on September 27 at Westchester Country Club in Rye. The evening honored Joan and Michael Ciaramella, proprietors, Polchinski Memorials Inc., and Michael J. Palumbo, M.D., chief medical officer and executive vice president, White Plains Hospital, for their dedicated support of the organization and its mission.
A monument is a type of structure either explicitly created to commemorate a person or important event or which has become important to a social group as a part of their remembrance of historic times or cultural heritage, or simply as an example of historic architecture.
To get into the 9/11 Memorial Museum, you have to pass through a world-class security arrangement—a conveyor belt for shoes, belt buckles, cell phones; a three-second hands-above-your-head body scan—overseen by a notably grim private-security corps.
Deep in Brooklyn’s interior lies Green-Wood Cemetery, one of the largest and most prominent burial grounds in the United States.
A monument honoring family members of fallen soldiers will soon be placed in the garden of the city building, following the death of Fort Wright native and Green Beret, Sgt. Daniel Tyler Lee.