VFW Contributes Toward Mural Fund

(Canastota, NY – May 2013) The Village of Canastota, in partnership with the Canastota Canal Town Museum, received a grant in January from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission. The grant was contingent on receiving matching funds. Contributing to the matching funds was Canastota’s VFW Post 600.

The grant, along with matching funds, will […]

Veterans Memorial Raffle Winner Announced

Submitted photo by Donald Smith

(Madison County, NY – Dec. 2012) Pictured is this year’s winner of the Madison County War Veterans Memorial 50/50 drawing. The winner was Ronald Post of Liverpool.

The members of the Memorial Committee would like to thank Herb Philipson’s of Oneida for their support.

Pictured from left are Rick Warham, […]

Anti-Fracking Residents Continue Pursuit of Moratorium

Town Board accepts proposal for engineering study on highway garage

By Margo Frink

(Town of Lenox – Feb. 13, 2012) Again this month, several town residents approached the board and asked for a moratorium on “hydrofracking” in Lenox. Speaking on behalf of the group was Rev. Kevin Bunger of Hydro Relief Web, a group based […]

50/50 Raffle Benefits VA Medical Center


Pictured from left are WAVEM Chaplain Ray Bennett, Robert Hawes of the Veterans Administration Medical Center, WAVEM President Doug Ginney, Herb Philipson’s Assistant Manager John Buffa and WAVEM Vice President and Madison County Veterans’ Service Agency Director Donald Smith.


Submitted by Don Smith

(Wampsville, NY – Dec. 23, 2011) The Madison […]

Canastota VFW Wraps Up Year

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2012) On Nov. 29 Canastota VFW Post 600 received many thanks from the participants of the AARP Drivers Safety Course that was put on by Robert Haehl and available free to the veterans and their spouses. We thank our Ladies Auxiliary for their help putting on the free meal and refreshments. […]