State to Light Up Sites for Gold Star Day

  New York landmarks will be illuminated in gold on Sunday in honor of Gold Star Mothers and Families Day. 

“It is our solemn obligation to remember and memorialize the lives of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our state and nation,” Go. Kathy Hochul said. “On Sunday, we honor the strength of the families who lost loved ones and we thank them for preserving the legacy of New York’s fallen heroes.” 

Every year, the last Sunday in September is devoted to honoring Gold Star Mothers and Families who have lost loved ones during times of conflict. 

None of the sites listed by the state are on Long Island.

Landmarks to be lit include: 

  • One World Trade Center 
  • Kosciuszko Bridge 
  • The H. Carl McCall SUNY Building 
  • State Education Building 
  • Alfred E. Smith State Office Building 
  • Empire State Plaza 
  • State Fairgrounds – Main Gate & Expo Center 
  • Niagara Falls 
  • The “Franklin D. Roosevelt” Mid-Hudson Bridge 
  • Albany International Airport Gateway 
  • MTA LIRR – East End Gateway at Penn Station 
  • Moynihan Train Hall
  • Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park


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