The History Of Veterans Day From Harlem To Hollywood

369th harlem hellfightersWorld 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 →

Congressman Charles B. Rangel Salutes Our Veterans

rangel in the militaryCongressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, released the following statement to commemorate Veterans Day:

“As we celebrate Veterans Day, we reflect and recognize the extraordinary dedication, courage and distinction of our nations Veterans. Continue Reading →

NYC Emergency Management Honors Our Veterans (video)

american flag in harlemNYC Emergency Management honors all of our veterans from Harlem to Hollywood who have served our country. We pay tribute to two veterans who continue to serve the City through the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program. Continue Reading →

Here, Here, Lawmakers To Create NYC Department Of Veterans Services

veterans-day-parade-in-new-york-cityLawmakers say the NY City Council is expected to pass landmark legislation to create a stand-alone NYC Department Of Veterans Services. Continue Reading →

“America’s Parade,” The NYC Veteran’s Day Parade

veterans-day-parade-in-new-york-city“America’s Parade,” the 96th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade, begins with a Memorial Ceremony featuring, Mayor Bill de Blasio and other dignitaries on Wednesday, November 11, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Madison Square Park, 23 Street and Fifth Avenue.  Parade begins at 11:11 a.m. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: 2014 Veteran’s Day Parade

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio

By Udo Salters

As New York City has done for years, the Veteran’s Day Parade took place on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Tuesday, November 11. This year’s Grand Marshall was Former NYC Police Commissioner and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Raymond W. Kelly. Continue Reading →