The father of the children killed in the Christmas day fire in Stamford a year ago today has shared his reflections and how he wants them remembered.
This is a Christmas full of special meaning for a young family in Queens. They’ll be spending a quiet holiday at home with their first baby. But it took a series of miracles — and a painful loss — to get there.
Christians around the globe are gathering on Monday night to celebrate one of the most important holy days of the year. And in New York, they are flocking to St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
The church has been offering a Children’s Mass for the past 15 years and lets kids tell the story of Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus.
Many stores in Lower Manhattan damaged by superstorm Sandy haven’t been able to benefit from the holiday season. But at one business near the South Street Seaport, they’re counting their lucky stars and their Christmas receipts.
It’s an inadvertent annual tradition for some. Shoppers who may have promised last year they would get it all done before the last minute are once again back among the crowds.
Despite the chilly Christmas Eve weather, pastry lovers lined up to buy treats at Court Pastry Shop in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.
When will Santa hit the Tri-State Area? It’s hard to say exactly. By midday Monday, he was flying over Pakistan, according to NORAD.
On Staten Island where many lost their possessions or their homes, residents said the storm is a reminder that Christmas has a deeper meaning than presents.
Thousands of hot meals are being delivered today to brighten the Christmas holiday for those in need.
Many expected last year’s Midnight Mass at the World Trade Center to be the last, but the tradition will take place one more time.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said that this year, there is definitely something different about Christmas.
Thousands of people in the Tri-State area are still putting their lives together after they were shattered by Superstorm Sandy.
To make buying easier retailers, both large and small, have slashed prices and expanded hours as the last-minute shopping dash ramps up.
Arnold Conoline Jr., the commission’s acting executive director, says the increased security will remain in effect through at least New Year’s Day. The agency also is considering some long-term measures that might help prevent suicides.