Triangle Fire Memorial Assn. To Hold Annual Memorial & Awards Reception

Mar 21, 2019 1091

Vincent C. Maltese, chair of the Triangle Fire Memorial Association, announced the 2019 awardees will be honored at the 108th Anniversary Ceremony to be held on Monday, March 25th, at 6:30 pm, at the Paolucci CNL Center at Christ the King Campus, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village (Door #10).

The tribute remembers the 146 victims of the tragic factory fire at Washington Square in NYC on March 25th, 1911. All were Jewish and Italian immigrants, and almost all of the victims were young women in their teens. They perished in New York City’s worst workplace fire, which led to nationwide remedial legislation to protect workers. 

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SOURCE: http://www.qgazette.com

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