Scherz to host seventh annual thank you dinner for veterans

Town of Verona veteran Frank Buda (Navy, pictured right), is pictured with Councilman Fritz Scherz Nov. 11, 2016, at the sixth annual thank you dinner for town of Verona Veterans.

Fred “Fritz” Scherz, Jr., Councilman on the Verona Town Board, will hold his seventh annual thank you dinner for all town of Verona veterans […]

SUNY Canton Names Veterans Lounge to Honor Alumnus and Donor Raymond G. Modell

SUNY Canton has named its Veterans Lounge for a 1962 graduate and U.S. Air Force veteran.

College President Zvi Szafran announced that the space would be named after Raymond G. Modell of Syracuse in a small ceremony held Thursday, Oct. 5, in Wicks Hall. Modell made a significant gift to name the lounge and enhance […]

Cazenovia announces Veterans Day events

The Commander of the Cazenovia American Legion Post 88, Richard Benner and the President of Post 88’s American Legion Auxiliary, Margaret Costello, invite the community to attend a Veterans Day gathering at Memorial Park on Albany Street, Cazenovia.

This event will take place Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. The Legion’s focus this year […]

Romagnoli’s Christmas Tree Farm kicks off Trees for Troops 2017

Romagnoli’s Christmas Tree Farm has painted trees red, white and blue to kick off the 2017 Trees for Troops campaign. The farm is donating Canastota-grown Christmas Trees to U.S. troops and military families across the globe. Trees for Troops is a nationwide program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation in conjunction with the National Christmas Tree […]

New York Army National Guard Promotions

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

These include:

Mark Marvin from Earlville, N.Y. and assigned to the Company B (Maintenance), 427th Brigade Support Battalion received […]

Army National Guard Pvt. Andrew Melnik from Syracuse begins military career

New York Army National Guard Pvt. Terran Paul receives his unit patch at the Queensbury Readiness Center in Queensbury N.Y., May 21, 2017. Terran was handed off to the 7th Finance Detachment after completing his initial entry training and now begins his military career. Some 54 new Soldiers in the New York National Guard […]

Seven New York Air National Guardsman at EADS receive new ranks

Lt. Col. Kevin Tracy, 224th Air Defense Squadron Support Flight Commander, promoted Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Coleman at the unit’s Oct. 13 Commander’s Call.

Maj. Gen. Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Air National Guard’s 224th Air Defense Group […]

Schneiderman issues statement on jail sentencing of former National Vietnam Veterans Foundation head

Attorney General Eric T. issued the following statement on the federal prison sentence of John Thomas Burch, Jr., president and founder of the National Vietnam Veterans Foundation:

“Mr. Burch duped generous donors and took advantage of military veterans to line his own pockets. This jail sentencing should serve as a reminder that exploiting donors and […]

Neil Egerer reenlists for continued service in New York Army National Guard

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the State National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard.

Sergeant First Class Neil Egerer from Hamilton has reenlisted to continue service with the Headquarters and Headquarters […]

Clear Path for Veterans to host second annual Veteran & Community Art Show

Local blacksmith Mark Teece will put on a live demonstration during this year’s Veteran &Community Art Show at Clear Path for Veterans. (Submitted photo)

The community is invited to Clear Path for Veterans’ second annual Veteran & Community Art Show Oct. 12. The event will start with a gallery reception and award ceremony at […]

Tenney joins the fight to combat veteran opioid abuse

Rep. Claudia Tenney

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that she is an original cosponsor of the Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act. The bipartisan bill, introduced by U.S. Army Veteran and doctor, Congressman Neal Dunn (FL-02), will connect doctors at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to a national network of state-based prescription drug monitoring […]

Five New York Air National Guardsman at EADS receive new ranks

New York Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Raam David, right, was promoted on Sept. 13. Col. David Bartczak, Commander of the 224th Support Squadron, served as the promotion officer and is pictured handing Chief David his promotion certificate. Chief Master Sergeant is the highest enlisted rank in the Air National Guard.

Maj. Gen. […]