President Biden Signs Legislation Awarding Congressional Gold Medal To Harlem HellfightersThe 369th Infantry Regiment was made up of Black soldiers who fought in World War I.
Harlem Hellfighters To Be Honored With Congressional Gold MedalThe 369th Infantry Regiment was made up of Black soldiers who fought heroically in World War I, despite facing discrimination within the U.S. Army.
Family Of Soldier From Famed 'Harlem Hellfighters' Receives Long-Awaited Honor From World War IAt 17, the Oyster Bay native joined the 369th Infantry Regiment, a unit of African-Americans started in Harlem that served overseas during “The Great War.”
Americans Line Fifth Avenue For Annual Veterans Day ParadeOn Sunday, thousands lined the streets of Manhattan to honor the men and women who have fought for our country.
Local Soldier Awarded Posthumous Purple Heart For Service In World War IA special honor has been bestowed upon a local soldier, a hundred years in the making.
France Hosts NYC Events Marking Centennial Of United States Entry Into World War IThe embassy's Cultural Services kicked off the programs this week in New York City with public lectures and conferences focusing on art, literature and history and French-American relations.
Ignored Warnings, Conspiracy Theories Define Lusitania's Legacy 100 Years After SinkingNearly 100 years ago, a German U-boat fired a single torpedo into the hull of the RMS Lusitania, a hulking ship with record-breaking speed that was carrying nearly 2,000 people from New York City to Liverpool, England.
Suspected Mine Detonated In Surf Off Jersey ShoreA plume of water shot about 125 feet in the air and a boom echoed through town Wednesday as a military explosives team detonated a suspected mine that a diver had discovered partially buried in sand in the Atlantic Ocean.
Rudy Giuliani Reflects On 9/11 Ahead Of 11th AnniversaryTuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor of New York at the time, says we have to remain vigilant.
Hoboken University Medical Center, New Jersey's Oldest Hospital, May Close; Christie Pledges HelpFor old timers, Hoboken University Medical Center will forever be St. Mary's Hospital. Soon, it may be nothing at all. Gov. Christie Christie has now pledged state help to keep that from happening.
'War Horse' Wins Best Play Tony AwardA World War I epic from the National Theater of Great Britain, "War Horse" has won the Tony Award for best play.