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  • Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Man Who Inspires Others Gets Big Surprise

    Heroes come in all sizes and guises. Sometimes they wear a cape and save Metropolis. Sometimes they carry a rifle and serve their country.

    Ken Parks rides in a wheelchair and inspires those around him.

    His effect on people was evident on Sunday, August 24 when a crowd of friends and relatives turned out at John W. Dill American Legion Post 434 in Brocton.

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  • Saturday, October 25, 2014

    National Commander Visits New York

    The man who leads some 2.4 million Legionnaires visited New York’s Southern Tier Saturday (Oct. 25), stopping at George F. Johnson Post 1700 in the Town of Union for a luncheon and admiring the POW Memorial there, Binghamton WBNG TV reported.

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  • Tuesday, October 07, 2014

    Greece Post Commander Saluted for Helping Vets

    ROCHESTER — Ralph Presciutti, commander of Greece American Legion Post 468 near Rochester, has made it his mission to help veterans in need — such as organizing the Wounded Warrior Concert.

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  • Monday, October 06, 2014

    Department Website Takes Top Honors

    The Department of New York website is among the top in the nation.

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  • Awards and Message Highlight Leaders’ Visit to Central NY

    ROME/UTICA — The leaders of the New York State American Legion Family visited Central New York over the past few days, bringing their message of action-oriented support for veterans and communities. But the attention at a luncheon at Oneida County’s Utica Post 229 on Oct. 3 was on a Camden man and a Utica rehab program. read more »