|Robert Pryor and cousins in front of 501 E 84th St.|
Originally called Armistice Day, it fell on November 11th because WWI hostilities ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month with Germany's signing of the armistice. In school most of our teachers still used that term even though the name was changed to Veterans Day in 1954.
|Thomas Pryor first day back from WWII on York Ave.|
Yorkville flew its flags proudly on Armistice/Veterans Day and marched for its sons and daughters
Our next "City Stories: Stoops to Nuts," storytelling show at Cornelia Street Cafe is Tuesday, November 13th @ 6pm. Our artists: Michele Carlo, Julia Joseph, John Newell and Tim O'Mara. Admission is $8 and that includes a free drink. Come down to the Café, nuzzle in and let the telling take you away.
|Uncle Charlie Cuccia (1473 York Ave) in France WWI|
|Service Flag parade on First Ave & 82nd ~ Aug 1942|
|Ann Pryor on nw cor of 84th St. Nov 1942|
|Yorkville gathers for 84th St Flag Dedication ~ Aug 1942|
|s/w cor of York & 84th St Nov 2012|
|York west side looking towards 84th St - Nov 2012|
|Flag dedication parade 82nd & First ~ Aug 1942|