Memorial Day Weekend is almost here. Some people see it as the official kickoff of the summer barbecuing, swimming and fun season. Continue Reading →
The United War Veterans Council (UWVC) — organizers of the New York City Veterans Day Parade — calls on metropolitan area residents to remember this Memorial Day those who have sacrificed for us by participating at one of many events taking place Monday, May 29, 2017. Continue Reading →
A two-alarm fire damaged a building in Harlem Monday Memorial Day morning.
The fire started around 6:30 a.m. on the first floor of an apartment building near the intersection of 145th Street and 7th Avenue. Continue Reading →
The USS Intrepid will become the first venue in the United States to host the “Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience” beginning July 9, 2016. Continue Reading →
World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. Continue Reading →
The first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →