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Organizers and opponents at a flag burning protest on Wednesday, July 1. (Credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

Protesters Burn American Flag In Fort Greene Park; Opponents Rush In

A group plans to burn American flags along with Confederate ones on Wednesday night in Brooklyn.


Brooklyn residents have called on store owners to replace tattered American flags atop their businesses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Customers Call On Brooklyn Businesses To Replace Tattered American Flags

Residents are calling tattered, dirty, and shredded American flags above several Brooklyn stores a slap in the face to Old Glory.


Melissa Brengel of Huntington Station points to empty bracket which held special 9/11 flag. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Special American Flag Returned To Woman Who Lost Brother On 9/11

A Long Island woman who lost her firefighter brother on September 11, had a special American flag returned to her after it was stolen earlier in the week.


Morris Intermediate School administrator Paula Herbst holds her new American flag while twins Alliah and Arianna look on. (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Students Rally Around Administrator After Flag Stolen

Some middle school students are proving you’re never too young to take action.


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American Flag Vandals Strike Again In Greenwich

On July 3rd, police say vandals destroyed several American flags flying on either side of the Mianus River Bridge in Greenwich. That was bad enough.


Eric Didio, in chicken suit at left, and Manager Nathan Atwood. (credit: Jesse Leavenworth / The Hartford Courant).

Thief Plucks American Flag From Boston Market Chicken Mascot

Police in Manchester are searching for the thief who plucked an American flag from a man in a chicken suit and then fled the coop.


The George Washington Bridge - Fort Lee, NJ - Apr 30, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

George Washington Bridge Turns 80

It is a very special day for the world’s busiest bridge.


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Sen. Schumer Calls For Flag Tribute Ahead Of 9/11 Anniversary

Schumer says that displaying and wearing the flag on clothing will send a clear message that Americans will never forget those who were lost on that fateful day.


A torched American flag outside Harold Bernstein's home on Staten Island (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Staten Island World War II Vet Finds American Flag Torched Outside His Home

An 85-year-old World War II veteran on Staten Island said he will keep a scorched flag hanging outside of his home until whoever torched it last week is caught.


The George Washington Bridge is seen from the Fort Lee Historic Park - Fort Lee, NJ - Apr 30, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

George Washington Bridge To Unfurl Its American Flag On July 4th

If you’ve gone over the George Washington Bridge on a national holiday, then you know there is a very big reason to slow down and look up.


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LIPA Causes Uproar By Charging To Honor Fallen Soldier On Shelter Island

A Long Island community’s tribute to our fallen heroes this Memorial Day will come with a surprising price tag. The Long Island Power Authority says Shelter Island owes a fee for using its poles to hang American flags.


Hunterdon County, NJ (file / credit: County of Hunterdon)

Survey Ranks Hunterdon County Best In New Jersey For Raising Kids

In the Hunterdon County borough of Hampton, you see rocking chairs on the front porch, American flags flying, and mailboxes mounted on old milk cans.


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Volunteers Place American Flags On Veterans’ Graves At Woodlawn Cemetery In Honor On Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a week away, but the observances for fallen soldiers have already begun. This weekend, hundreds of people took time out to remember those who gave their lives.


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N.J. Flag Company Repairing The 9/11 Flag

The 9/11 flag is being carefully stitched back together by a local flagmaking company who knows it isn’t just any flag.


5 Accused Of Attacking L.I. Man With Flag Pole

Police have arrested five men for allegedly beating a Long Island gas station worker with American flags.