| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings.
| Jul 23, 2014
The Rev. Brian Nolan returns Aug. 9 to St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church to celebrate couples on their marriage.
Nolan, a former assistant pastor at the church who now is the chaplain at Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, will speak...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
NEW YORK — A cross-shaped steel beam pulled from the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center in New York days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks can be displayed in the national memorial museum at the site, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:06 AM
It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
| Jul 17, 2014
Let the primping, posturing and prepping begin.
Seven men from Huntington Beach will vie for the title of Mr. Surf City 2014 in the pageant's inaugural year.
The candidates include an avid hunter, an actor and a retired police sergeant.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When telling people that I would be camping in Brooklyn — yes, that Brooklyn, the borough of New York — a swift, two-pronged response usually followed.
"You can do that?"
Wait a moment and then …
"Why would you want to do that?"...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:12 PM
"Listen, I'm on an airplane that's been hijacked."
The voice is calm, as if from a man running late for dinner, not from someone about to die.
The man speaking, Brian D. Sweeney, is gone, but his last message to his wife can be heard by picking up a...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles took part in an NFL Play 60 event at Chelsea Waterside Park on Wednesday morning with 80 local children, many of whom were impacted in a recent gas explosion in their community in Harlem....
| May 11, 2014
My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that.
When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:08 AM
When they were discovered at the Ground Zero site shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the steel beams forming the shape of a cross were regarded by many as a divine sign and they quickly became a rallying symbol for many aid and rescue workers in...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:03 PM
This week a video emerged online of a man BASE-jumping from the top of New York’s 1 World Trade Center. The video is a lot of things: Thrilling and frightening. Extremely stupid also comes to mind. Yet another way of looking at it is as a grave...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The official procession moved slowly through Manhattan early Saturday, blinking red lights illuminating streets barely awake. It carried the remains of more than 1,100 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, whose resting place will be back...