Memorial Day

Blue Angels arrive at Republic Airport in advance of Jones Beach Air Show on May 22, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Blue Angels Arrive On Long Island Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend Air Show

The U.S. Navy’s aerobatic team landed Thursday morning at Republic Airport in Farmingdale.


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Tri-State Area Residents Gear Up For Memorial Day Celebrations

Following months of cabin fever, hibernation is over and Tri-State area residents are dusting off their barbecues, counting down the days until Memorial Day.


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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.


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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.


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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.


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Connecticut Troopers Make 57 Drunken Driving Arrests Memorial Day Weekend

Authorities said Tuesday that troopers also investigated 281 accidents including fatal crashes in West Hartford and North Stonington over the three-day Memorial Day weekend.


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Keith Hernandez Calls Broken Bat ‘A Dead Soldier’ On Memorial Day

SportsNet New York says Hernandez made an “honest mistake” when he used the term “dead soldier” to describe a broken bat on Memorial Day.


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L.I. Museum Honors Female Pilot Killed In Line Of Duty During World War II

Scarsdale native Alice Lovejoy was killed on Sept. 13, 1944 in a midair collision over Texas.


Memorial Day Ceremony At Intrepid (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Pays Tribute To America’s Heroes On Memorial Day

Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died.


Members of the Waterbury Police Explorers practice marching before the start of the Memorial Day parade on May 26, 2013 in Waterbury, Connecticut (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images); the flag flies above Citi Field in Queens (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Palladino: Sports And Remembrance Can Go Together On Memorial Day

As we prepare to enjoy all the blessings our American freedom bestow on us, let’s first remember that it all comes with a price far higher than any field level box. Observe first, just for a few minutes. Then we can celebrate.


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Boomer & Carton’s Al Dukes Offers 3 Memorial Day BBQ Tips

Not a master of the Memorial Day barbecue? Have no fear, Al Dukes is here.


Manasquan Inlet, May 26, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Warmer Conditions Take Over As Memorial Day Weekend Continues

Following a cold, dreary day Saturday, the sun is making an appearance this Sunday, along with some slightly warmer temperatures.


College Point Memorial Day Parade, May 26, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parades Held Across Region To Honor Memorial Day

In College Point, Queens, the annual parade stepped off Sunday afternoon. The parade featured about 1,000 participants.


CBS 2's Cindy Hsu sits down with Honor Flight LI director Chris Cosich and WWII veteran Jim Higgins. (credit: CBS 2)

World War II Veteran, Program Director Discuss Honor Flights

Honor Flight is a program that flies World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial in person.


Citi Bike docking station at Carmine St. and 6th Avenue, May 26, 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork)

Citi Bikes Ready To Hit The Road Monday

Citi Bike’s 6,000 specially designed bikes have been docked at roughly 330 stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn ahead of their Memorial Day debut.