Normandy

Yankees legend Yogi Berra (credit: Mike McCann/WFAN)

Yankees Legend Yogi Berra, D-Day Vet, Honored On 70th Anniversary

Berra did not speak during the ceremony. But he told the AP afterward that D-Day was “amazing” and “awful,” as he fired at the Nazis from 300 yards offshore.

06/07/2014

Rose petals are dropped from a helicopter on the Statue of Liberty June 6, 2014  (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Flower Shower At Statue Of Liberty Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Three helicopters showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty on Friday during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

06/06/2014

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Report: Bloomberg Orders Pricey Copper Bathtub From France For His Home

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning on installing copper bathtub reported to be worth more than $13,000 in his townhouse on the Upper East Side, according to a published report.

08/12/2013

World War II veteran Ray Vaz awarded Purple Heart and Bronze Star at ceremony with Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: CBS 2)

Mineola World War II Vet Awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart In Ceremony

Ray Vaz, 88, was belatedly presented with a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star during an emotional ceremony with Rep. Carolyn McCarthy.

12/03/2012

Hudson Valley Apples (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Saving The Hudson Valley Apple Orchards With Hard Cider

Chances are, when you think of the Hudson Valley, apples come to mind.

01/16/2012

Sent by Juliet Papa

U.S. To Return Rare Edgar Degas Painting To France

An Edgar Degas painting that was stolen 37 years ago and recently rediscovered before an auction at Sotheby’s will be returned to the French government, U.S. officials said.

12/02/2010

Sgt. John Simonetti

Family Honors Fallen Soldier Missing For 66 Years

More than 66 years ago, Sgt. John Simonetti landed in Normandy on D-Day in an elite Army Rangers unit.

11/11/2010