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  • Saturday, December 26, 2015

    PDC Ken Governor Passes to Post Everlasting

    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.

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  • Wednesday, December 23, 2015

    Schedule Available for 2016 Mid-Winter Conference

    ALBANY – The program schedule for the Department of New York’s Mid-Winter Conference is now available on the Mid-Winter page.

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  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015

    Legion Posts Bring Santa to Kids

    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.

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  • Thursday, December 17, 2015

    Brocton Sophomore Wins Chautauqua Co. Speech Contest

    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.

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  • Tuesday, December 15, 2015

    A Christmas Message That Rings True Today

    By James V. Yermas
    Department Commander

    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.

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  • Friday, December 11, 2015

    Not Too Early to Apply to Legion College

    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.

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