Eastbound I-278 in Staten Island New York City. Eastbound Staten Island (Clove Lakes) Expressway. Overhead direction signs read 'Kennedy Airport' and 'Brooklyn Queens Expressway/Long Island Expressway/Manhattan'. Vehicles approach toll plaza and cross Verrazano Narrows Bridge into Brooklyn. Vehicles passing under the tower arches of the bridge. Vehicles pass Shore (Belt) Pkwy connectors, onto Gowanus Expressway. Excellent views of bridge towers and views of Brooklyn.
View of cars driving West along the Belt Parkway, approaching the exit to the Verrazano bridge, adjacent to Fort Hamilton, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York City. Views of traffic on the bridge and across the Narrows to Fort Wadsworth, on the Staten Island (Borough of Richmond) side of the bridge. The only vehicles seen on the bridge are two trucks headed North toward Brooklyn on the upper deck (The lower deck has not yet been opened to traffic.) A ship is seen moving under the bridge as it enters the upper bay heading toward New York harbor. Work barges are seen near the bridge pier, as construction work is still in progress. (Note: The Verrazano Bridge is the longest suspension bridge in the United States.)
Traffic in Brooklyn, New York City. View from Belt Parkway in Brooklyn, looking at the Verrazano Bridgeover The Narrows, the strait joining Upper New York Bay and Lower New York Bay. Vehicles moving on the Parkway and on the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Slow pan across the Verrazano Narrows Bridge from the Brooklyn side to the Staten Island side.
Traffic on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn, New York, near the exit to the Verrazano Bridge across the Narrows in New York Bay. View of the bridge, extending over the highway. A work barge is tied up at one of the bridge piers. Pan across the bridge to Fort Wadsworth on the Staten Island side. A ship proceeds under the bridge towards New York harbor. Two trucks are seen crossing the upper deck towards Brooklyn. No vehicles are seen on the lower deck which is not yet open to traffic.
Boats and ships in the "The Narrows" (tidal strait for Hudson River between Upper and Lower New York Bay) in New York. They pass under The Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Ground Level views of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge from Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island.
U.S. army award ceremony at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island New York. The honored recipients lined up. The recipients salute as U.S. flag is taken down at formal retreat. The flag flutters in wind. Major Jeannette Blech, Chief Nurse at Halloran Hospital, pins the Purple Heart on the uniform of Paratrooper Lance Leonard of Buffalo. A man in the background takes pictures. Major Blech shakes hands with Paratrooper Leonard. The Purple Heart pinned up on the uniform. Private Stanley Zych of Staten Island receive Purple Hearts from Major Bleeh. The Major Jeannette Blech is the first woman in U.S. history to present the Purple Heart to war heroes. The service men and women of the Halloran General Hospital parade.