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Washington Heights »

Fallen Soldier Honored With Washington Heights Street Naming

The corner of Audubon Avenue and 177th Street now bears the name of Jose Enrique Ulloa.

Williamsburg »

Active Military Members to Get Tax Benefit Afforded Vets, State Proposes

Active military members and recent vets have not been receiving the same benefits as other veterans.

Williamsburg »

Veterans Bridge Gap With Brooklyn Civilians Through Literary Group

Words After War, which holds writing workshops in Bushwick, is holding its first public event Saturday.

Williamsburg »

NYC's Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Given the Run-Around on Housing Tax Breaks

Veterans of all wars are supposed to get tax breaks on their homes, but many can't get a straight answer.

Upper West Side »

Senior Home Worker Gets Life in Prison for Murder of WWII Veteran

Wilfred Matthews brutally and mercilessly killed 95-year-old Peter Lisi in his home, the judge said.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Street to be Named After Veteran and Heroic Former Cop

The intersection of Metropolitan and Ascan avenues will be named the 'Thomas X. Winberry Way.'  

Williamsburg »

City Removes Veteran's War Protest Art From McCarren Park

The city removed a sculpture that Army Veteran Giovanni Gelardi said he erected for deceased military.

Bushwick »

World War II Vet, 91, Sues Neighbor for Trapping Him in Apartment

Robert Foster is suing his neighbor for demolishing part of his staircase.

Morris Park »

Alleged Cop Shooter Arraigned

After a week in the hospital, a man suspected of shooting a cop was arraigned Tuesday morning.

Civic Center »

Halal and Hot Dog Vendor Beef Leads to Fistfight in City Hall Park

One man was arrested and another left bloodied by the dispute between the Halal and hot dog carts.

Tremont & East Tremont »

Relatives Mourn Air Force Veteran Shot to Death in Bronx

Air Force Veteran Fabian Gonzalez, 21, was shot and killed early Saturday morning in East Tremont.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Greenpoint Marine Honored with Street Naming

Sgt. Nicholas Aleman's family and friends honored him at Manhattan Avenue on Monday.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

New Play at Bushwick Starr Weaves Classic War Films with True Vets' Stories

"Gonna See a Movie Called Gunga Din" combines veterans' stories with scenes from war films.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Disabled Veteran Attacked on Bus for Moving Too Slowly

A woman attacked a one-legged veteran in a wheelchair on an M15 bus on the Upper East Side, the MTA said.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

'Eternal Flame' for Veterans Out in Madison Square Park as City Seeks Replacement

The eternal flame, which honors soldiers who died in World War 1, has been damaged for more than a year.

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