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Memorial Day Observance

Tri-State Area Honors Those Who Gave Their Lives In Service For Memorial Day

Mayor Bill de Blasio this Memorial Day led observances to remember those who gave their last measure of devotion, at the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Riverside Park.

05/26/2014

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New York Honors Pearl Harbor Victims, Survivors

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum was set to mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor with a special ceremony Saturday.

12/07/2013

Long Beach Ceremony

Long Beach Residents Honor Those Who Helped At Sandy Anniversary Ceremony

A Superstorm Sandy anniversary was held Saturday to thank the first responders, and to pray for those who remained out of their homes on Long Beach offshore from Long Island.

10/26/2013

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During 9/11 Names Ceremony, Teen Tells Obama Not To Bring Us To Another War

The reading of the names ceremony took a slight political turn Wednesday morning when a teenager who was reading the names of victims, mentioned her fallen uncle.

09/11/2013

Survivors Meet Rescuers

Cardiac Patients Come Together With Strangers Who Saved Their Lives

Everyone likes a second chance, but it’s something special when you get a second chance at life — being resuscitated from cardiac arrest.

05/22/2013

A section of an old boardwalk is destroyed by flooding from superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Residents Say Goodbye To Long Beach Boardwalk

Residents of Long Beach, Long Island, on Saturday were given a final chance to say goodbye to the landmark boardwalk before demolition began.

01/05/2013

Hand in Hand - Remembering 9/11 (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Join Hands Saturday In Remembrance Ceremony For 9/11 Victims

“We want to remember and we want to honor all the fallen heroes and some of our friends who died in the attacks,” said Bonnie Pomerantz of Tribeca.

09/10/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at a town hall meeting - Cape May, NJ - Apr 12, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen/Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Expected At Graduation Ceremony In Camden

It would be Christie’s second time at the ceremony at the Community Education Resource Network. It helps dropouts in Camden earn their high school diplomas.

06/03/2011

Two people embrace at the edge of a reflecting pool in memory of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Gather To Remember 9/11 Victims

New Yorkers stood ready at Zuccotti Park Saturday, once again, to honor the innocents murdered on September 11.

09/11/2010

A police officer in an honor guard stands at the reflecting pool at Ground Zero - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 – The 9th Anniversary – Video/Audio On Demand

The moments in the 2010 program marking the times of the planes hitting and the towers falling.

09/11/2010

First responders and their families lay flowers at the Freedom Tower cornerstone. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Honors First Responders At Freedom Tower Cornerstone

First set into hallowed ground in 2004 and crafted by masons from Hauppauge, it may return to the new World Trade Center site.

09/11/2010