Beth Baker

Staten Island ferry pilot gave the USS Oak Hill a shout out in the form of three blasts from his horn on May 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ahoy! Fleet Week Returns To New York City After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/21/2014

Servicemen Take In The Big Apple During NYC's Fleet Week

New York City’s ‘Fleet Week’ Canceled Due To Federal Budget Cuts

In a statement, Director of Public Affairs Beth Baker said there will be no Navy ships, sailors or Marines in New York City this year for Fleet Week.

04/24/2013

The USS New York passes by the Statue of Liberty. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sequester Budget Cuts Likely Mean The End Of New York City’s ‘Fleet Week’

In his 12th and final year as mayor, Michael Bloomberg will have to pull a rabbit out of a hat to find a way to celebrate Fleet Week without the fleet.

04/11/2013