Moment of silence

Gov. Andrew Cuomo giving Sandy update on Thursday, November 1, 2012. (credit: Governor's Office via Flickr.com)

Gov. Cuomo Directs Flags To Fly At Half-Staff In Honor Of Those Killed By Superstorm Sandy

Cuomo also called for a moment of silence to be held at 8 p.m., which is when the massive storm surge is estimated to have roared ashore.

10/28/2013

The New York Mets and Washington Nationals observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims of 9/11 prior to their game at Citi Field on September 11, 2012. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

‘We Shall Not Forget': MLB Pauses To Remember 9/11

Major League Baseball will hold tributes prior to each and every game on Wednesday, 12 years after the 9/11 attacks on the the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

09/11/2013

A New York City councilman has proposed making a moment of silence mandatory in city schools. (Photo: CBS 2)

Councilman Proposes A ‘Moment Of Silence’ In New York City Schools

It’s not clear whether it would come before or after the Pledge of Allegiance, but if Brooklyn City Councilman Lew Fidler has his way city students would start their day with a moment of silence.

04/18/2013

A mourner displays a program for the funeral of slain teacher Victoria Soto on Dec. 19. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Calls Grieving Mother Of Victoria Soto; MLB Observes Moment Of Silence For Sandy Hook Victims

“Vicki loved the Yankees — that was part of her eulogy,” Soto’s cousin told the New York Daily News. “No one in the family reached out, so (Jeter) must have heard about it and … reached out.”

12/21/2012

Point Pleasant Beach City Council meeting (Photo/CBS 2)

Judge Voids NJ Town’s Policy On Council Prayers

Point Pleasant Beach will have to cease its practice of allowing individual borough council members to say a prayer before meetings, a judge ruled Friday.

12/17/2010

(AP Photo/Journal Inquirer, Jim Michaud)

Day Of Remembrance Set For Manchester Shooting Victims

Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell is calling for a statewide day of remembrance for the victims of last week’s fatal shootings at a beer distribution company.

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