Veterans Day

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Eternal Light Monument Cleaned Ahead Of Veterans Day Service

One of the city’s most meaningful landmarks got a cleaning on Saturday, ahead of a landmark anniversary.

11/02/2013

One of the homes being built on "Veterans Way" in Islandia (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

6 Military Vets Getting Homes At Discounted Prices On L.I.

The three-bedroom homes will be sold for $199,000 — about half of the going market rate.

09/24/2013

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Stamford Schools Consider New Policy On Holidays

A Board of Education committee in Stamford is looking at the calendar and which holidays schools would be closed a long term policy question.

03/18/2013

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Brantley Gilbert Visits With U.S. Veterans

He took time out on Veteran’s Day to visit a Nashville hospital and play a few songs. ” I have so much respect for them,” he said. “It was an honor.”

11/28/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Veterans Volunteer

Veterans Assist In Rockaways Relief Effort On Veterans Day

Former members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have already given much to the country used this Veterans Day to help storm victims who were still hurting after Superstorm Sandy.

11/11/2012

Mayor Bloomberg marches in 2012 Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Thousands Watched As Veterans Day Parade Marched Up Fifth Avenue

This was the first Veterans Day honoring the men and women who served in uniform since the last U.S. troops left Iraq last December.

11/11/2012

Cpl. Jason Dunham arriving in Iraq in early 2004.

Yellow Ribbon Tied To WTC Tree Ahead Of Veterans Day As Special Gesture Of Honor

More than 100 ribbons were distributed at the Saturday morning ceremony. A wreath was laid near the tree, which thrives more than a decade after it emerged from the smoking rubble.

11/10/2012

Girl Scouts visiting the George Washington Bridge on November 13, 2011. Credit: Girl Scouts of America

NY Girl Scout Troops Will Use Day Off To Help Families Affected By Sandy

The scouts will be stationed at 25 corporate offices and public venues on Monday, when schools are closed for Veterans Day.

11/10/2012

The Annual Veterans Day Parade (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Veterans Day Parade Guide 2012

Veterans Day marks an opportunity for U.S. military service members to come together and remember the sacrifices they’ve made.

CBS New York–11/10/2012

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Remember Veterans Day: Classic War Movies Of Heroism And Sacrifice

In honor of Veterans Day 2012, we’ve compiled our favorite films that best define the heroism, horrors, camaraderie, and honor you find during wartime.

11/09/2012

Former Mayor Ed Koch (file/Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

Ed Koch Named Grand Marshal Of Veterans Day Parade

According to the group, Koch was given the honor for serving in the Army during World War II and for his service to Vietnam Veterans during his term as mayor.

10/22/2012

Swastika painted on a library in Queens on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 (Photo credit: Alex Florez)

Arrest Made In Queens Library, Synagogue, Church Swastikas Incident

Franco Rodriguez, 40, has been charged with graffiti as a hate crime for allegedly spray painting swastikas on a library, synagogue and church in Jackson Heights.

11/14/2011

Veterans Day Parade - New York, NY - Nov 11, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

NYC Marks Veterans Day With 92nd Annual Parade

Over 20,000 participants marched in the 92nd Annual Veteran’s Day Parade Friday alongside 3,000 active-duty servicemen and women.

11/11/2011

Former New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, NY - Jul 24, 2011 (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tom Seaver Pays Tribute On Veterans Day

Hall of Fame pitcher and retired Marine Tom Seaver is in New York for Veterans Day, saluting both veterans and active duty service personnel.

11/11/2011

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