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  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Grand Island, Clinton County, Sherrill, Rockland Take Opening Day Wins in State Championships

    UTICA — The New York State American Legion Baseball Championships got underway Tuesday at Murnane Field’s Donovan Stadium here, with Grand Island, Clinton County Mariners, Sherrill Post and RocklandOTB Post 130 scoring opening-day wins.

    Grand Island shut out Schenectady Indians, 3-0.

    Then Clinton County rousted Fairport’s Brooks Shepard Post, 8-5.

    In the third game, Sherrill Post 230 edged Binghamton Post 80, 3-2.

    In the final game of the day, RocklandOTB Post 130 downed Adrean Post 625, 11 to 2.

  • Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Geneva’s Rena Nessler Makes American Legion History


    SYRACUSE – U.S. Navy veteran Rena M. Nessler of Geneva made American Legion history Saturday, July 22, when she was elected the first woman commander of The American Legion Department of New York.

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  • Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Betsy Gips Is Legionnaire of the Year

    Betsy J. Gips of Madison County was honored as the state Legionnaire of the Year July 20 during the opening day of the 99th Department Convention being held in Syracuse.

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  • Sunday, July 16, 2017

    American Legion Converges on Syracuse for 99th Convention

    SYRACUSE — More than 1,000 wartime veterans and family members are converging on Syracuse July 19-22 for the New York State American Legion’s 99th Annual Convention.

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