U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) held a candlelight vigil in Brooklyn Sunday evening for the victims of the Boston Marathon attacks.
Mourners have been writing messages on a banner reading “Boston You’re Our Home” hanging in the Boston Common.
A relative of a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police last weekend in Brooklyn was arrested at a protest Wednesday evening.
Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre victim Ben Wheeler was remembered Tuesday evening in his old neighborhood of Sunnyside, Queens.
Newtown football coach Steve George and teacher Bob Pattison left a note on George’s board for the president thanking him for his support. They were thrilled when Obama responded.
With the church filled to capacity, hundreds of people spilled outside, some of them holding hands in circles and saying prayers. Others lit prayer candles and sang “Silent Night.”
Police said 13-year-old Henry Garcia was riding his bike on 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst and may have fallen off when he was run over by a green SUV.
The nurses are demanding that Mayor Michael Bloomberg and city officials return to the table to finish negotiations with the New York State Nurses Association.
They carried American flags and chanted “What’s disgusting? Union busting” outside Lowell McAdam’s Mendham residence. Police say the protest was peaceful and without incident.
One Long Island community is expected to have a very special addition to its annual September 11th memorial and vigil this year.
A vigil was held in Brooklyn over the weekend in memory of a hate crime.
About 150 people gathered in Philadelphia on Sunday for a vigil for gay teenagers who have killed themselves recently following harassment due to their sexuality.
Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell is calling for a statewide day of remembrance for the victims of last week’s fatal shootings at a beer distribution company.
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