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  • Monday, August 10, 2015

    Yorktown Post Unveils Honor-Flag Program

    YORKTOWN, NY — Yorktown American Legion Post 1009 in Yorktown Heights held an unveiling ceremony Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Gazebo of the Jack Devito Veterans Memorial Field for its new honor-flag program to honor deceased veterans, the Yorktown Daily Voice reported.

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  • Sunday, August 09, 2015

    Legion Riders Escort Bicyclists to Avon, Present $1,500

    The American Legion Riders from Lima Post 282 greeted and escorted the cross-country bicyclists (three Boy Scouts and a Vietnam vet) to Legion Post 294 in Avon Sunday, reports Jerry Ketchum, vice director of New York State American Legion Riders. “it was the first time they were escorted by a Legion Riders Chapter.”

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  • Friday, August 07, 2015

    NY Champs Eliminated from Regionals

    New York American Legion Baseball Champions West Seneca Post 735 was eliminated from the American Legion Regional  Championships Friday in Leesburg, VA after losing to Albemarle of Virginia, 7-3, in the third round of the regionals.


  • Thursday, August 06, 2015

    West Seneca Loses Game in 2nd Round of Regional Championships

    New York’s West Seneca Post 735 lost to Red Land Post 974 of Pennsylvania, 6-3, in the second day of the American Legion Regional Baseball Championships in Leesburg, VA.

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  • Scouts, Viet Vet Bike Across NY for Wounded Vets

    Three Boy Scouts and a Vietnam War veteran will bicycle through Upstate New York starting Aug. 7 and conclude a 59-day, 3,600-mile cross-country bike ride in New York City on Saturday, Aug. 15. Along the way, the Bike Trip America group (Boy Scouts Venturing Crew 225 of Astoria, Oregon) is raising funds for The American Legion’s Operation Comfort Warriors (OCW) program that provides assistance and comfort items to wounded, ill and homeless veterans and military personnel.

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  • Wednesday, August 05, 2015

    West Seneca Wins Opener in Regionals

    West Seneca Post, the American Legion’s New York State Baseball Champs, went 12 innings Wednesday to defeat Stahl Post of Delaware, 3-2, on the opening day of the Regional Championships in Leesburg, Virginia.

    West Seneca plays Red Land of Pennsylvania Thursday.