Saturday, December 26, 2015
Kenneth F. Governor, the 2013-2014 department commander who helped usher in a new era of communications and marketing for the Department of New York, has gone on to Post Everlasting. He was 73.
Calling hours are at the Lyons Funeral Home, on Washington Avenue, Rensselaer, on Monday, Dec. 28, from 3 to 6 p.m., followed by a military ceremony and Christian Prayer Service. Burial with military honors will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date. On Tuesday, North Greenbush Memorial Post 1489 will host a reception at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
ALBANY – The program schedule for the Department of New York’s Mid-Winter Conference is now available on the Mid-Winter page.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
American Legion Posts across New York State have been hosting a variety of holiday events, including holding Christmas parties for children – such as Utica Post 229’s annual event that boasts clowns, elves, Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer, and Santa himself.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
David Skinner, sophomore at Brocton High School, won the Chautauqua County American Legion Oratorical Contest held on Sunday, Dec. 13 at the Herman Kent Post 777 in Celeron NY.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
By James V. Yermas
ALBANY — It’s quite festive here at Department of New York Headquarters.
The stockings were hung by the entrance with care. And flags and ornaments adorn the tree there.
Friday, December 11, 2015
It is not too early to start applying for the 2016 American Legion College of New York, noted College Dean Tim Collmer.
The dates for the 2016 session are June 17, 18 and 19. Deadline for applying is April 1.