Saturday, February 27, 2016
ALBANY — Linda Weiss, who until November was director of the Stratton VA Medical Center, won an appeal challenging her removal from that post, according to a final decision of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board released in February.
However, VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson is challenging that decision, the Federal Times reports. In a statement released Feb. 17, Gibson said the the decision was not only incorrect, but was filed outside of a 21-day window required for appeals, making the firing valid.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Color guards, bands and other marching units – it’s time to plan for the summer parade at the 98th Department Convention in Binghamton.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Hotel information and reservation procedures are now available for the Department Convention, which takes place July 13-16 in Binghamton.
Reservations must be made through the Greater Binghamton Convention & Visitors Bureau. The form is available here.
Sunday, February 14, 2016
New Baltimore American Legion Post 1614 of Greene County held its first annual Veteran’s Appreciation Day Luncheon Feb. 14 at the New Baltimore Fire House.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Lowville American Legion Post 162 is hosting the 67th Annual New York State American Legion Family Bowling Tournament over four weekends in April/May, 2016.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
LAKE GEORGE — The 3rd & 4th Districts of the New York State American Legion held their Zone Oratorical competition Feb. 6 at Lake George Jr. & Sr. High School. Two contestants from each district vied for the chance to represent the Zone at the Department of New York Oratorical competition on March 5 at Sand Creek Middle School in Albany.