The troops will be reacting to a fake chemical spill at the Westchester County Fire Training Center and nearby Camp Smith in Cortlandt Manor, which is used by the National Guard.
The four-day annual training evaluation began Friday at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla.
Cassidy, who has served in the National Guard and Army Reserve for more than 17 years, told CBS 2 that he wants to make sure that no one forgets the sacrifices of those who gave their lives, and the many who are still waiting to come home.
A grand jury in Queens has voted not to indict a police officer on criminal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed National Guardsman during a traffic stop.
Hoboken continues to recover nearly four months after Superstorm Sandy, and now, the flooding from the waterfront is a priority for the town.
Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.
No one will go hungry in the Jersey Shore community of Sea Bright. That’s because, following superstorm Sandy, a local restaurant owner and many volunteers are serving up enough food for an army, and they’re getting help from the National Guard.
As New Jersey residents try to bounce back from Sandy, some very special people literally have been fueling the effort.
Kwok Fu was crossing Canal Street near Centre Street in Chinatown around 1:25 p.m. when he was struck, police said.
There are still plenty of people without power in Westchester County, but County Executive Rob Astorino says there is good news.
Residents with license plates ending in an odd number can make gas purchases on odd-numbered days. Residents with plates ending in an even number will be able to buy gas on even-numbered days, the governor said.
The National Guard delivered one million meals and bottled water to New Yorkers affected by superstorm Sandy.
Hoboken officials said some supplies are running low days after Superstorm Sandy caused the Hudson River to flood 25 percent of the city.
Members of the Army National Guard lined a street in Corona Friday as the casket of a fellow guardsman, who was shot and killed by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway, was carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church.
Sharpton hugged Cecilia Reyes during an appearance on Saturday at his Harlem headquarters. He said it’s “unthinkable for a mother to have to bury her child.”