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  • District of Columbia honors the service of Marion Barry
    DC residents invited to sign the Book of Condolence to honor Marion Barry
    Mayor Vincent Gray and Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and the Council of the District of Columbia invite residents to come to city hall to sign an official Book of Condolence for former Mayor and Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry on Wednesday...
  • The annual Luke Rice Memorial Jam September 19.2014 at the Charmcity Skatepark
    The annual Luke Rice Memorial Jam September 19.2014 at the Charmcity Skatepark
    In 2012 the Baltimore, Maryland skateboarding community was devastated when Paul “Luke” Rice and Edward William Nelson IV were killed in an auto accident off Millers Island road in Millers Island,Maryland. Millers Island neighbors the...
  • Pausing to remember Robin Williams
    Pausing to remember Robin Williams
    Most of us have some kind of routine or regular pattern for getting the day started. Morning routines, seasonal routines, phases of the Moon, Sun, and Stars routines. My morning routine this morning included reading some inspiring thoughts of...
  • Brad Renfro
    Remembering Brad Renfro
    Actor James Franco caught the attention of his fans recently, after he had the name “Brad Renfro” carved into his arm with a switchblade. Subsequently, Franco has designed and sold a set of limited-edition switchblades, each bearing...
  • 9/11 museum
    9/11 Museum's Expansive, Personal Look at an American Tragedy
    How does a nation come to grips with one of the most horrific events in its history? Since the 9/11 Museum opened on May 21, more than 430,000 people have visited the expansive underground site to witness the stories and artifacts from the...
  • Cop Killer Lawrence Campbell
    Vicious cop killer honored with memorial built by Jersey City residents
    Residents of a New Jersey neighborhood erected a memorial in the aftermath of acop-killing to honor an alleged drug-addicted murderer, not the young police officer, according to local news reports on Monday.During the weekend, whenheresponded to a...
  • Jeffrey Baldwin
    DC Comics changes its mind & allows symbol to be used in child's memorial
    News broke on Monday about a request made by the family of 5-year old Jeffrey Baldwin, a Toronto boy who was killed after years of abuse from his grandparents who were also the boy's legal guardians. The request was made by both Jeffrey's...
  • The new Lincoln Memorial pedestrian bridge part of the Lakefront Gateway Development for Milwaukee
    The new Lincoln Memorial pedestrian bridge design options
    The new bridge is part of the city of Milwaukee plans for the latest Lakefront Gateway Development project. The $34 million project was first introduced back in March 2013 as part of city plans to change the I-794 ramps and extend Lincoln Memorial...
  • Dr. Maya Angelou remembered at private Memorial at Wake Forest University
    Dr. Maya Angelou remembered at private Memorial at Wake Forest University
    According to BCNN1, Dr. Maya Angelou's family arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University's Wait Chapel on Saturday at 10 a.m. and due to limited seating capacity, the family decided to have a closed service for family...
  • WWIIMemorial
    D-Day Memorial Prayer Plaque faces opposition from religious groups
    As the nation approaches the 70th Anniversary of the landing at Normandy efforts to place a plaque at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC that would display the prayer of President Franklin D. Roosevelt are facing opposition.The proposed...
  • Rory McIlroy playing the 2014 Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village
    McIlroy winning, Wozniacki losing post-breakup
    Rory McIlroy shot a nine-under par 63 during today's first round of the Memorial in Muirfield Village. It is the lowest opening round at the tournament since 1975. Last week, McIlroy won the BMW PGA Tour event in Wentworth, immediately after...
  • Dearborn Heights ceremony calls for remembering Memorial Day's real meaning
    Dearborn Heights ceremony calls for remembering Memorial Day's real meaning
    The real meaning of the Memorial Day holiday was the predominant message delivered at Monday's 33rd Annual Memorial Day Mass and Military Honors ceremony at the St. Hedwig Cemetery and Mausoleum.Wreaths were presented by representatives of...
  • Pilot Club War Memorial Rededication
    Pilot Club War Memorial Rededication
    By Michael IsamSt. Augustine, Fla, (May 27, 2014) – Hundreds flocked to the Plaza de la Constitution on Memorial Day with many asking “Where is the memorial?”The 68-year-old memorial was hidden from view; again. Not by the FPL...
  • Dearborn's Memorial Day observance will honor modern-day soldiers
    Dearborn's Memorial Day observance will honor modern-day soldiers
    This coming Monday, Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council (DAWVC) and City of Dearborn will again organize their annual parade of community groups, school bands, hundreds of veterans and historic aircraft flyovers down Michigan Avenue between...
  • Armenian Genocide Memorial site consecrated, Rose Parade float in works
    Armenian Genocide Memorial site consecrated, Rose Parade float in works
    The site for the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial in Memorial Park was consecrated on April 27, 2014 with a blessing performed by Hovnan Derderian, Archbishop of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church, and Archbishop Moushegh...