NY City’s ‘Fleet Week’ may be cancelled due to federal funding cuts
New York (WSYR-TV) -- New York City officials are being warned that the annual U.S. Navy Fleet Week may be cancelled.
Federal budget cuts are to blame.
No aircraft carriers or destroyers will be sailing into the New York harbor this year.
A Navy spokeswoman says at this time, no branch of the Armed Forced can participate in community events that cost the government money.
The event typically generates thousands of dollars for local businesses.
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