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Surfers Honor Their Roots at Rockaway Beach Surf Club


If you closed your eyes to take in the onshore salt air and the long riffs and soft ukulele of surf music, you’d think yourself in Hawaii or San Diego or Venice Beach, not a bar in New York City. That is, until the A train screeched directly above and a jet outbound from JFK, […]

Port Authority Remembers Victims of 9/11 Attacks

Pipers from the NYPD Pipes and Drums Unit march down the aisle. Sharon Miller, left.

  On September 11th, 2001, Sharon Miller, a Port Authority police officer, responded to a call at the North Tower of the World Trade Center. She went into the building with 14 of her fellow officers. Only she and one other came out alive. Miller, retired since 2005, comes from her home in Florida every […]