Veterans Day

Vietnam veterans attend a ceremony at Madison Square Park to commemorate Veterans Day 2013. (credit: Julliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Group Pushes To End Veteran Homelessness In Conn. By 2015

The mission of the Connecticut Heroes Project is to end veteran homelessness in the state by 2015. Currently, the group says hundreds of vets are displaced statewide.

11/11/2013

U.S. Marines March in the Veterans Day Parade (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

What’s Open On Veterans Day?

Know before you go. Alternate side parking rules are suspended Monday for Veterans Day, but you’ll still have to pay those meters. Street closures are in effect for the parade.

11/11/2013

Hands For Heroes

Hands For Heroes Provides Vets With Free Massages, Pampering On Veterans Day

Veterans across our area are getting some much needed pampering on Monday.

11/11/2013

U.S. Marines march in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2012 in New York City. Former Mayor Ed Koch is the grand marshal for the parade, which expects to draw thousands of spectators and is the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Mass Held At St. Patrick’s Cathedral To Honor Veterans

A veterans’ mass was held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday, in honor of Veterans Weekend and Veterans Day on Monday.

11/10/2013

NEW YORK - APRIL 29:  Volunteers prepare meals at the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen April 29, 2008, in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Food Bank Head: 40% Of Veterans Need Food Assistance

Margarette Purvis, president and CEO of the Food Bank for New York City, tried to raise awareness abut the plight of former service members during a speech in the Bronx on Sunday.

11/10/2013

Sgt. Danny Rodriguez of the Wounded Warrior Project (credit: CBS 2)

Wounded Warrior Project Helps Injured Soldiers Adjust

The Wounded Warrior Project aims to “honor and empower” injured soldiers after their service has ended.

11/10/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during an Economic Address at The Port of New Orleans on Nov. 8, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Obama: Veterans Deserve Thanks, And A Chance At A Good Civilian Life

In his weekly radio address Saturday, President Barack Obama urged all Americans to say “thank you” to all that have defended the country as Veterans’ Day approaches.

11/09/2013

USS New York arrives in NYC For Veterans Week. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Tours Available On U.S.S. New York For Veterans Week

The U.S.S. New York was in town this weekend to help the city celebrate Veterans Day, and she will be open for public tours both Saturday and Monday.

11/09/2013

15 servicewomen are treated to a day of beauty at the Loreal Redken Salon on Fifth Avenue. (credit: CBS 2)

Glam Team Treats 15 Military Women To Free Makeovers

Some women who spend their days serving our country are getting a glam makeover just in time for Veterans Day.

11/08/2013

(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

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

Calendar (file / credit: clipart.com)

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

Photo Credit: Glenn Sweitzer/Courtesy Big Machine Publicity

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

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