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Crown Heights »

Medgar Evers College Dean Remembered and Celebrated at Candlelight Vigil

Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42, was killed in Tuesday's fatal train derailment in Philadelphia.

East Village »

Family and Friends Hold Vigil For Victims of East Village Explosion

Family and friends of the East Village blast victims gathered for a candlelight vigil on Monday evening

Pomonok »

Dozens Gather at Queens Vigil to Honor Slain Police Officers

The vigil was held Tuesday night at the 107th Precinct in Pomonok.

Astoria »

Candlelight Vigil Planned for NYPD Officers Killed in Brooklyn

The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the 114th Precinct, located at 34-16 Astoria Blvd. South.

Kew Gardens Hills »

Several Queens Precincts to Hold Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers

The vigil will be held on Tuesday at the 107th Precinct in Fresh Meadows.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Leaders Hold Vigil for Kidnapped Israeli Teens

The group rallied support for the return of the three missing boys with the hashtag #BringBackOurBoys.

West Village »

Philip Seymour Hoffman Remembered at Neighborhood Vigil

Village residents, friends and fans memorialized the actor by candlelight.


DUMBO Residents to Commemorate Sandy with Candlelight Vigil

Locals plan to meet at the Main Street entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park at 7:15 p.m on Oct. 29.

Great Kills »

Veterans Groups to Host Candlelight Vigil for Slain Staten Island Solider

The vigil will be for Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis, 24, who was killed last week in Afghanistan.

Hamilton Heights »

Slain Transgender Woman Remembered by Family and LGBT Groups at Vigil

Hundreds of grieving friends gathered in Harlem Tuesday to remember Islan Nettles.

West Brighton »

Staten Island DA to host Candlelight Vigil for Crime Victims

The vigil will feature presentations from family members and victims of crime on Thursday.

Park Slope »

Vigils Across Brooklyn as Families Mourn Newtown Tragedy

A parenting blog listed more than half a dozen vigils across the borough Saturday.

Hunts Point »

Candlelight Vigil Brings Crowds to Mourn Murdered Bronx Girl

Mourners gathered outside the building where Destiny Sanchez, 15, was found strangled Friday.

Midtown & Theater District »

Carriage Horse Had Ulcer and Cracked Tooth Before Death, Necropsy Found

Preliminary findings from the necropsy performed on Charlie, the carriage horse who dropped dead in the street on Oct. 23, found the animal had an ulcerated stomach and fractured tooth prior to his death.

Manhattan »

Advocates to Hold Candlelight Vigil for Dead Carriage Horse

Animal rights advocates are holding a candlelight vigil on Friday to honor Charlie the Central Park carriage horse, who dropped dead on his way to work last weekend.