For the first time, service members in New York for Fleet Week had an opportunity to observe Memorial Day at the 9/11 Memorial.
Civilians and veterans headed to the West Side of Manhattan Saturday to take in the sights and sounds of Fleet Week New York.
The event, called Operation That’s My Ride, was held at Pier 92 as part of the 2014 Fleet Week New York.
Standing alongside the foot print of the South Tower, a group of sailors, Marines, and Coast Guard members received their promotions.
Fleet Week festivities are in full swing, with three U.S. Navy ships and two U.S. Coast Guard cutters docked along the Hudson River.
For one ship visiting New York for Fleet Week, there’s a special connection with a lower Manhattan firehouse.
Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.
Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor on Wednesday morning, the start of the week.
In College Point, Queens, the annual parade stepped off Sunday afternoon. The parade featured about 1,000 participants.
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.
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.
To cap off Fleet Week, hundreds of Marines gathered Monday for a wreath-laying ceremony at the World Trade Center site, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.
From parades to solemn ceremonies, Memorial Day is the day we honor those who died defending our freedoms.
Fabian Gonzalez, 21, was shot and killed while walking with his cousin in Parkchester.
The holiday weekend is filled with lots to do here in our area, whether we get rain or sunshine. And we’ve got many options for you to explore.