The homes in Islandia were built by the Long Island Home Builders Care Development Corp. specifically for returning veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Remember to thank a veteran this Veterans Day.
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.
Many veterans were taking part in a different kind of service Saturday, helping those who have continued to suffer a year after Superstorm Sandy.
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.
The Tax Relief for Active Military Service Act – or TRAMS Act – would allow those serving in the military or their spouses to apply for a tax exemption on 10 percent of the assessed value of their homes.
Volunteers – most of them veterans – were helping to rebuild homes in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn Saturday, nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy.
The three-bedroom homes will be sold for $199,000 — about half of the going market rate.
Volunteer groups in New York have decided to mark the anniversary of 9/11 by assisting first responders with small acts of helpfulness.
Paralyzed pooches could be the key to a breakthrough treatment for paralyzed veterans. The hope is that therapies that work in dogs might also be more likely to work in humans.
Four years ago, Chris Meek, who works in finance, started the charity Solder Socks, and wants to donate ten exoskeletons to paralyzed veterans.
The Conn. senator is pushing for congressional support to eliminate the time barrier.
How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.
According to newly-released Department of Labor statistics, veterans under 35 who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan have an unemployment rate around 11 percent.
The federal Department of Veterans Affairs says its mental health professionals won’t comply with a new gun law in New York that requires them to report the names of patients they believe likely to hurt themselves or others.