American Legion

Communities around the New York area paused to thank veterans on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS2)

Local Communities Pause To Thank Veterans With Parades And Ceremonies

America celebrates the day with pomp and circumstance, and the playing of Taps. In Bloomfield people of all ages gathered to honor every veteran from every war or conflict, living or dead.

11/11/2014

Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sandy-Damaged American Legion Post Seeking Help For Rebuilding Effort

American Legion Post 351 suffered about $200,000 in damages. Post 351 did not have insurance for wind damage or flooding.

05/27/2013

An American soldier is seen in Afghanistan (file / credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

26 Army National Guard Soldiers From Queens Ready For Deployment To Afghanistan

There were tears, hugs and lots of goodbyes in Queens at an American Legion during a farewell ceremony for 26 members of the 14th Finance Detachment.

11/06/2011

Brandon Nimmo (credit: AP Photo/Tim Kupsick), David Wright (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Brandon Nimmo, Mets’ Newly Minted Millionaire Prospect, Heaps Praise On David Wright

Brandon Nimmo had some anxious moments before he finally signed his first pro contract, more than he felt on draft night when the Mets surprisingly nabbed him in the first round.

WFAN–08/17/2011