Midshipmen Embroiled In Abuse Probe May Attend Graduation Ceremony, But Won't Get DiplomasA judge ruled Thursday that six U.S. Merchant Marine Academy midshipmen who play on the soccer team may participate in weekend graduation ceremonies, but will not receive diplomas.
Attorney Asks Judge To Allow Midshipmen To Graduate Despite Harassment ProbeAttorneys for four midshipmen from the United States Merchant Marine Academy appeared in court Wednesday, after the midshipmen were told they may not graduate this weekend due to abuse allegations.
7 Merchant Marine Academy Members Won't Graduate Amid Investigation Into Possible Sexual HarassmentRep. Peter King says he doesn't have many other details about the investigation, which led to the team's suspension.
Sen. Gillibrand Eyes Policy Changes To Combat Sexual Violence At US Merchant Marine AcademyU.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants to equip U.S. Merchant Marine Academy cadets with satellite phones on commercial vessels to make it easier to report sexual abuse or harassment.
Sanitation Worker Saves Hundreds Of American Flags Tossed In TrashA Rockaway Park man, unafraid to get his hands dirty, has been collecting American flags that were thrown in the trash in order to give them the respectful disposal they deserve.