October 24, 2014
National Park Service Completes Inventory Following Fire at Flight 93 National Memorial Headquarters
The National Park Service has completed a thorough inventory of the museum collection items lost in the fire that destroyed the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters on October 3.
October 05, 2014
Statements on Headquarters Fire
Statements released by the National Park Service October 3-5, 2014, providing information and updates on the fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters.
September 08, 2014
Flight 93 Friends Group Names Executive Director
The Friends of the Flight 93 National Memorial have announced that Henry Scully of Pittsburgh and Ligonier has been named Executive Director.
September 04, 2014
Media Advisory - Flight 93 Visitor Center Media Tour 2014
The National Park Service will conduct a media tour of the Flight 93 National Memorial Visitor Center Complex construction site.
June 24, 2014
Flight 93 to Launch New Junior Ranger Program
Flight 93 National Memorial is releasing their new Junior Ranger Program for its youngest visitors this Saturday, June 28 by holding a “Junior Ranger Day.” The Junior Ranger Program is a national program offered at National Parks across the country.
June 04, 2014
Western PA National Parks Celebrate National Trails Day June 7th
On June 7th, the American Hiking Society and the National Park Service will celebrate National Trails Day by encouraging visitors to spend a day hiking in National Parks. The five Western PA National Parks have over 31 miles of maintained hiking trails. The Park’s trails provide a variety of opportunities for exercise, bird watching, wildlife viewing and learning about the ecosystems of Western PA.
April 24, 2014
National Park Foundation Celebrates Nearly 10 Years of Support from Somerset Trust Company
Since 2005, Somerset Trust Company has provided needed support to Flight 93 National Memorial through the National Park Foundation. This year, as the company celebrates its 125th anniversary, Somerset Trust Company signed on as presenting sponsor for Plant a Tree at Flight 93. On April 25-26 the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation, and Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial are continuing a major reforestation effort
April 01, 2014
2014 Plant a Tree at Flight 93
On April 25-26 the National Park Service, the National Park Foundation, and Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial are continuing a major reforestation effort that will eventually result in 150,000 new trees at Flight 93 National Memorial.
March 24, 2014
National Park Service Announces Public Engagement Campaign as Centerpiece of 2016 Centennial
The National Park Service today announced that the centerpiece of its 2016 Centennial will be a broad public engagement campaign to reintroduce the national parks and the work of the National Park Service to a new generation of Americans, inviting them to visit and get involved.
March 20, 2014
Western Pennsylvania National Parks Announce 2014 Spring Hours and Opening Dates
The National Park Service is happy to announce the spring opening dates for visitor facilities at the five National Parks of Western Pennsylvania. Superintendent Jeff Reinbold encourages visitors to spend a day in one or more of the five parks; :Spring is a great time to visit one of our historic sites or go for a walk on the 31 miles of walkways and trails in the five parks."
March 03, 2014
Tourism to Western PA National Parks Creates $44 Million in Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service report shows that 802,503 visitors to the five parks in Western Pennsylvania in 2012 spent over $44 million in communities near the parks. That spending supported 677 jobs in the region.
February 18, 2014
Flight 93 National Memorial Announces Partnership with the Pennsylvania Court Reporters Association
The National Park Service is pleased to announce a partnership with the Pennsylvania Court Reporters Association. This partnership supports the memorial's efforts to complete the transcriptions from the Oral History Project.
January 16, 2014
National Park Service Partners and Employees Receive Department of the Interior Awards for Conservation Partnerships and Environmental Achievement
Various efforts to protect natural resources in and around national parks have been recognized by the Department of the Interior with Partners in Conservation and Environmental Achievement awards.
November 06, 2013
Flight 93 National Memorial Begins Treatment Project to Save Hemlock Witness Trees Near Crash Site
NPS staff, partners and local contractors are hoping to save the remaining hemlock witness trees near the crash site at Flight 93 National Memorial. This project, which began this week, will suppress the spread of the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) insect populations and maintain the health of the existing hemlock stand.
October 31, 2013
Western Pennsylvania National Parks Waive Entrance Fees Veterans Day Weekend, Announce Winter Hours
The National Park Service including the five National Parks of Western PA will honor America's veterans with free entrance to all parks for all visitors, over the three day Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 9 - Nov. 11, 2013.
Beginning Nov. 1, all five parks will transition to winter schedules.
April 15, 2013
Plant a Tree at Flight 93 Coverage Procedures
Media are invited to cover the opening program and the volunteer tree-planting effort on Saturday April 20, 2013. More details within.