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Second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

Officials and residents in towns throughout coastal areas of New York and New Jersey will take stock of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy on the second anniversary of the storm. The October 2012 storm devastated the oceanfront coastline and caused catastrophic flooding in New York and cities in New Jersey. The storm was blamed for at least […]

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Union slams Con Ed for failure to lower flag for 9/11 anniversary

American flags across the country flew at half-mast last week to mark the 13th anniversary of 9/11 — except at one Con Edison plant in The Bronx, outraged union officials… | Metro | New York Post

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9/11 anniversary commemorations

With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the hallowed site just hours after President Barack Obama promised to root out and destroy a new group of terrorists threatening the U.S. WNYW – NYC News

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WATCH LIVE: NYC Ceremony on 13th Anniversary of 9/11

WATCH LIVE: NYC Ceremony on 13th Anniversary of 9/11 Hundreds of people gathered at the site of the World Trade Center for a ceremony to remember the 2,983 people killed in the 2001 and 1993 attacks. Family members of the victims have been invited to read names. A citywide moment of silence will be held […]

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New Yorkers commemorate 13th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

The city is pausing once again Thursday morning to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. New York News – NY Daily News

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9/11 memorial services mark 13th anniversary of attacks

On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, hundreds of people gathered near the World Trade Center to commemorate those who lost their lives on the darkest day of this century for our nation. New York News – NY Daily News

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Changes Surround 9/11 Anniversary Commemoration

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A solemn reading of the names. Moments of silence to mark the precise times of tragedy. Stifled sobs of those still mourning. As the nation pauses Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack, little about the annual ceremony at ground zero has changed. But so […]

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9/11 Families Launch Anti-Islamophobia Campaign For Anniversary Of Tragedy

Family members of September 11 victims are taking a stand against Islamophobia with a new bus ad campaign designed to promote religious tolerance and interfaith unity. “Islamophobia is not pretty,” the ad reads. “Let’s build bridges, not walls. Hate hurts, hope heals.” Sponsored by September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, the ad’s launch coincides with […]

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The Natural — 30th Anniversary

In the summer of 1983 I traveled from Manhattan to Buffalo, New York to work as a photographer on a movie starring Robert Redford called The Natural. It was a baseball movie, based on a novel by Bernard Malamud who was born in Brooklyn. I started reading the novel on the plane. It was a […]

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Large Rubik’s Cube travels Hudson River for 40th anniversary

A large inflatable Rubik’s Cube is sailing around New York City to celebrate the birthday of its inventor and the toy’s 40th anniversary. Hungarian professor Erno Rubik is credited with inventing the world’s best-selling toy in 1974.  The colorful, solid cube, twists and turns, but does not break or fall apart. To commemorate both days, a tugboat is towing […]

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Hester Street Fair’s Ice Cream Social; DBGB’s Anniversary Sausage

&#149 In honor of DBGB‘s fifth anniversary, Daniel Boulud has a Back in Black Birthday Banger, inspired by AC/DC’s Back in Black. The $ 10 pork, trumpet-mushroom-studded sausage is available through Labor Day and served on a poppy seed bun with morel mushrooms, black garlic sauce, and caramelized onions. [Grub Street] &#149 On July 19 […]

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Fania Records 50th Anniversary at SummerStage: Everyone’s Latin Thing

There is no place like New York City. In the middle of that enormity, there is Central Park. Today encompassing 843 acres, it was originally established as a permanent park in 1857, with the gentry class believing that urban dwellers needed a refuge in nature. Apparently, they were correct, and that was made apparent with […]

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75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s famous farewell speech at Yankee Stadium

July 4th marked the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s emotional farewell speech at Yankee Stadium.  WNYW – Local News

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Brian Lehrer, Interviewee: Iconic Radio Host Discusses His Career As 25th WNYC Anniversary Approaches

Brian Lehrer in his WNYC studio (photo via @BrianLehrer) Brian Lehrer is a New York City institution. On his WNYC radio program, The Brian Lehrer Show, Mr. Lehrer speaks with international, national, and local newsmakers and journalists, and lots of New Yorkers of all stripes. The show won a Peabody Award for radio that builds […]

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Thousands Descend on Queens on 20th Anniversary of Grand Rebbe’s Death

More than 50,000 people were expected to gather in Cambria Heights to pay tribute to Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, one of the most influential Jewish leaders of the 20th century. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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