Manlius National Guard Soldier Receives New Rank, New Responsibilities

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

Dylan Fort from Manlius, and assigned to the Company D, 2-108th Infantry received a promotion to the rank […]

Red Cross Hosting Military Family Salute Brunch

Saturday, June 22, 2019, at American Legion Post 787, Cicero

The American Red Cross is hosting a Military Family Salute and Reconnection Brunch on Saturday, June 22, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at American Legion – James Harvey Spire Post 787, located at 5575 Legionnaire Drive, Cicero. 

The event is free to all […]

‘America’s Auctioneer’ Myers Jackson returns for annual fundraising barbecue at Clear Path for Veterans

“America’s Auctioneer” Myers Jackson will make a return visit to Clear Path for Veterans’ largest onsite fundraiser of the year: the Red, White & Blue Barbecue presented by SRC, Inc.

Well known as the star of DIY Network’s highest-rated show Texas Flip N Move, Jackson is an accredited auctioneer of real estate and a […]

Thank you to the veterans and their families who gave everything

Brindisi passes first bill through House

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi’s suicide prevention legislation passes House and moves to Senate

See video HERE.

The House of Representatives passed Congressman Anthony Brindisi’s (NY-22) first bill today. Brindisi’s Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act, a bill to help prevent veteran suicide, sailed through the House and is on its way to the Senate.

“It is […]

Clear Path for Veterans gearing up for second annual Tour de Clear Path

Cyclists in the 2018 Tour de Clear Path discuss the circuit before heading out for the 50-mile ride. (Photo courtesy Clear Path for Veterans)

At the turn of the 20th century, peddling a bicycle by Syracuse’s E. C. Stearns Co. up Salt Springs Road in Chittenango would have taken a feat of Herculean strength.


Clear Path for Veterans (Chittenango)

Nearly a dozen Dominion Energy Transmission employees volunteered to serve, bus and clean up during a recent meal for veterans and their families.

· The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation’s $6,000 grant was used to cover the cost of providing an estimated 600 meals to veterans each Wednesday during a designated month.

· “We are proud to […]

Army National Guard Soldiers begin military careers

Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General of New York, announces the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation.

The newest Citizen Soldiers to complete Army basic combat training and advanced individual training will now be welcomed […]

Madison County, Driver’s Village co-purchased van a tremendous asset for Clear Path for Veterans

Clear Path for Veterans had a vision four years ago to provide transportation for Veterans across Onondaga and Madison counties to its headquarters in Chittenango.

In 2018, that vision became reality.

Today, Clear Path operates a 2017 Ford Transit 12-passenger van to transport Veterans from multiple pick-up locations to its headquarters for its weekly […]

Air National Guard news

Canastota airman promoted to master sergeant in New York Air National Guard

Angelina Palmer, right, was promoted to Master Sergeant at recent promotion ceremony held at the Eastern Air Defense Sector. Lt. Col. Joe Roos, Commander, 224th Air Defense Squadron, served as the promoting officer.

Major General Raymond F. Shields, the Adjutant General for […]

Village, Canastota Legion and VFW announce Memorial Day plans

The village of Canastota, along with American Legion Post 140 and Canastota Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 600, will present a Memorial Day parade and ceremonies Monday, May 27, 2019; this is a communitywide event and will include veteran’s organizations, veterans from World Wide II and Korean War, marching bands, emergency vehicles, antique automobiles […]

Annual Buddy Poppy sale May 18

VFW Post 600 will be at Oneida Wal-Mart on Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for our semi-annual Buddy Poppy Drive.

Such sacrifice though valor made, A debt too deep to be repaid, From their courage freedom born, To remember them the poppy worn. (Poem from the May 2019 American […]