Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Puts Spotlight on Veterans and Former Legion Players Who Are Enshrined in the Hall of Fame
COOPERSTOWN — The National Baseball Hall of Fame and The American Legion are teaming up to celebrate the Legion’s 100th Anniversary and spotlight Hall of Famers who served in the Armed Forces or who had played Legion Baseball before going on to the major leagues.
This American Legion Baseball Celebration takes place from 9 a.m. Friday, March 29 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
LEROY, Jan. 17, 2019 — The 70th Annual New York State American Legion Bowling Tournament takes place over four weekends in April and May, attracting bowlers from posts, units, squadrons and chapters across the Department of New York.
Monday, February 18, 2019
The Legion’s New York Legislative Committee provides an update on issues and what the Legion urges NY State to act on. See the Feb. 15th update here.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
LAKE GEORGE — Coxsackie-Athens High School junior Aiden Boehm won the Zone 3 competition of the American Legion Oratorical Contest that was held Saturday, February 2, at Lake George High School, reports Bob Dial, Coxsackie-Athens English teacher and member of Cairo American Legion Post 983
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
ATTICA — The 138 lost sailors of the USS Turner are buried in a mass grave on Long Island.
If Gary Schacher is successful, the sailors’ remains — interred since 1944 — will be submitted for DNA testing and a proper burial, the Batavia Daily News reported Feb. 13.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
National Sons of The American Legion Commander Greg “Doc” Gibbs (former New York Detachment commander) will be honored at a series of “Homecoming” events on April 26 and 27 in Buffalo.
The highlight of the weekend is the Saturday evening dinner at the Historic Pearl Street Grille.