Retirement

Retired Detective Michael Hinrichs is the most decorated NYPD member ever. (Credit: CBS2)

Forced To Retire By Illness, New York’s Most Decorated Cop To Be Honored In Belated Ceremony

An illness brought a sudden end to the career of the city’s most decorated officer, but his accomplishments have not been forgotten.

01/07/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014

In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.

12/31/2014

Darlene Love performs on the final "Late Show With David Letterman" holiday special (credit: CBS2)

Tradition Reigns On Final ‘Late Show With David Letterman’ Holiday Special

The late show host will retire next year after more than two decades on the air.

12/20/2014

Geoff Blythe and Joe "Bearclaw" Burcaw of the band Black 47 talk with CBS2's Diane Macedo. (Credit: CBS2)

Black 47 Set To Play Last Show In New York Before Retiring

The New York-based Celtic rock band Black 47 was set to play its final show Saturday night, after 25 years.

11/15/2014

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AARP Survey: Most Baby Boomers Looking To Leave Long Island After Retirement

According to a new study by the AARP, 70 percent of Long Islanders who expect to retire at some point said it’s likely they’ll leave the state.

10/28/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Embattled NYC Corrections Chief Of Department Set To Retire

The embattled top uniformed officer in the New York City Department of Correction announced Monday that he will retire on Dec. 1.

10/27/2014

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Mets Outfielder Bobby Abreu To Retire At Season’s End

In a news conference Friday at Citi Field, the 40-year-old Abreu announced his plans to retire after the season, ending perhaps one of the most underappreciated careers in recent memory.

09/27/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

First Deputy Commissioner Rafael Pineiro To Retire After Over 40 Years Of Service

Rafael Pineiro had been a top candidate for police commissioner before Mayor Bill de Blasio selected Bill Bratton.

09/16/2014

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AARP: Baby Boomers Plan To Leave New York State For Retirement

AARP said Monday that many Baby Boomers plan to leave New York state as they retire — and take a slice of the state’s economy with them.

09/08/2014

The Westhampton Beach Village Hall (Credit: CBS2)

Some Westhampton Beach Residents Appalled By Police Chief’s Big Payout

Residents of Westhampton Beach, Long Island were outraged Friday night over the size of a retirement package for the police chief.

08/22/2014

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy announces his retirement following the 2014 MLS season during a news conference at the StubHub Center on August 7, 2014, in Carson, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

6 Post-Retirement Moves Landon Donovan Should Make

LA Galaxy forward and MLS legend Landon Donovan announced his retirement on Thursday. Although he’s calling it quits on the pitch, may we still see Donovan stay around the game (or not)?

08/08/2014

Landon Donovan #10 of Los Angeles Galaxy reacts to his supporters after a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at StubHub Center on May 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

5 Reasons Why Landon Donovan Is The Best MLS Player Ever

Landon Donovan has announced his intention to retire from soccer at the end of the 2014 season. Here’s 5 reasons why Landon Donovan is the best MLS player ever…

08/07/2014

Jake Ballard is attended to by the training staff during the game against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Former Giants TE Jake Ballard Announces Retirement From NFL

In a statement on Wednesday, Ballard traced his decision to the severe knee injury he sustained playing for the New York Giants in the 2012 Super Bowl.

08/06/2014

Chris Snee during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Co-Owner Guarantees Chris Snee’s Spot In Ring Of Honor

Snee retired Monday after 10 seasons on New York’s offensive line. Now it’s a matter of when, not if, his name will be added alongside the franchise greats.

07/22/2014

Chris Snee (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Chris Snee Retires After 10 Seasons, 2 Rings With Giants

“I’m honored to be called a Giant, and will forever be so,” Snee told WFAN radio shortly after the announcement. “This was a decision I had to make.”

07/21/2014

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