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Brinks robbery memorial Monday in Nyack

The Clarkstown Police Honor Guard presents the colors during the 31st annual Brinks robbery memorial ceremony in Nyack Oct. 20, 2012. (Photo: Peter Carr/The Journal News)

By Steve Lieberman NYACK – Hundreds of people will stand shoulder to shoulder along the entrance to the New York state Thruway at 4 p.m. Monday to remember the two Nyack police officers and a Brinks guard killed 33 years ago. The annual service surrounds the stone memorial and bronze plaque in a small […]

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FDNY pipe band in Seattle for documentary premiere

Photo: FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and Drums

By Susan Wyatt KING 5 News Members of the New York City Fire Department pipe band will be in Seattle this week for the West Coast premiere of a documentary celebrating their 50th anniversary. The Seattle Firefighters Pipes & Drums, who are celebrating their 10th anniversary, will host the event Thursday at the Showbox. The film, “Through […]

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National Shrine to replace church destroyed on 9/11

Artist rendering of the St. Nicholas National Shrine

By Ben Feuerherd and Kate Briquelet New York Post A Greek Orthodox church crushed on 9/11 is finally being resurrected. Hundreds of people flocked to the future site of the St. Nicholas National Shrine for a “ground-blessing” ceremony Saturday to celebrate a house of worship that will one day overlook the 9/11 Museum and Memorial. A $38 […]

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