THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ
Press Release Article
TOWN OF OYSTER BAY TO DEDICATE
CAPTAIN KATHY MAZZA PARK - REVISED MEDIA ADVISORY
Date: Sep 19, 2003
Press Release Number: 125-2003
September 21 Ceremony Honors Port Authority Police Captain Killed in the September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks
The Town of Oyster Bay, Long Island, will dedicate Captain Kathy Mazza Park – honoring the memory and heroism of the first female Port Authority Police officer to die in the line of duty – at 10 a.m. on Sunday, September 21, 2003.
Captain Mazza saved countless lives during the evacuation of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Captain Mazza – a former operating room nurse who was commanding officer of the Port Authority Police Academy – was one of 37 Port Authority Police officers and commanders killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
At 11 a.m., there will be a 5K walkathon benefiting The Captain Kathy Mazza Memorial Foundation, which provides scholarships and grants to the Nassau Community College Nursing Program and the St. Francis Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Care Facility.