West Point

West Point Cadet Giancarlo Rindone (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Giancarlo Rindone Of Bensonhurst Prepares For West Point Graduation

“I’m a first generation Italian-American and I want to give back to the country for all the opportunities they’ve given to my family,” Giancarlo Rindone told WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell.

05/24/2013

West Point Cadet Rachel Kim (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Whitestone Resident Rachel Kim Prepares For Graduation From West Point

She grew up in Whitestone, but now it’s off Germany to be a finance officer. It has always been important to her to serve.

05/23/2013

West Point Cadet Mark Owens (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Pearl River Resident Mark Owens Prepares For Graduation From West Point

The United States Military Academy is set to graduate its latest crop of second lieutenants, and among them is a man from Pearl River in Rockland County.

05/22/2013

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Yankees’ Spring Training Schedule Includes Tilt At West Point

According to the Yankees’ official website, the team “occasionally played other exhibition games in West Point, dating back to the era when Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig were in uniform.”

01/16/2013

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Landmark Church At West Point Hosts First Same-Sex Wedding

The landmark church at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday.

12/01/2012

Thomas Kennedy holds his twin children (credit: Kennedy's Angels)

Don Bosco Grads Raise Funds For Family Of Fallen Soldier

Graduates of Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey have been raising money for the family of one of their own killed in action in Afghanistan.

08/21/2012

Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy (credit: DOD)

Funeral Set For New City Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Maj. Thomas Kennedy was one of four Americans killed along with an Afghan civilian in a suicide attack on Aug. 8.

08/15/2012

Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy (credit: DOD)

Army Maj. From New City Killed In Afghanistan ‘Great Man, Great Soldier’

Army Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy was killed Wednesday when a bomber detonated a suicide vest in the Kunar province, the Department of Defense said. A native of New City, he graduated from West Point in 2000.

08/10/2012

Vice President Joe Biden (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Vice President Joe Biden Addresses West Point Cadets At Graduation Ceremony

Biden addressed the 972 U.S. Military Academy cadets in a ceremony on Saturday morning. He said that a nation emerging from a decade of war has greater flexibility.

05/26/2012

Graduating cadets at West Point (file / credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

West Point Cadets Look Ahead To Graduation

Graduation is this weekend at the United States Military Academy, and the West Point cadets are excited.

05/25/2012

Homeless Person in New York City (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Seeks Volunteers For Homeless Count

Would you like to give back to New York City? You’ll have a chance next week.

01/27/2012

Michelle King Gonzales - Oct 20, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Iraq War Veteran From Staten Island Running In NYC Marathon

Running long distances became an anchor for Michelle King Gonzales during her three tours in Iraq.

11/02/2011

Firefighters are seen at the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Ron Agam/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Fallen Fire Lt. Kevin Dowdell’s Sons Remember Him

The stories of those who survived on 9/11 and the families of those who didn’t are varied and emotional.

09/09/2011

Caldwell House

Outside NYC: Bed & Breakfast Inns Of Hudson Valley

Just outside of New York City is historic Hudson Valley, home to some of the finest bed and breakfasts around. Here is our list of the top B&B choices outside NYC.

CBS New York–08/21/2011

Beetle invasion

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle Doing Incredible Damage To Area Trees

It’s a beetle invasion. But unlike the “fab four,” these little critters are not welcomed. They’re eating their way through area trees and there might not be a way to stop their advance.

07/26/2011

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