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 […]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

World War II veteran Joseph Carinci was the VFW’s guest speaker for Pearl Harbor Day remembrance.

Bill Yorton, right, reads the roll call of vessels lost at Pearl Harbor while Jack Cotten rings the bell.

The honor guard salutes those lost during the VFW’s Pearl Harbor ceremony Dec. 7.

After the laying of the wreaths, […]

VFW Post 600: Essay Contest Winners Announced

By Don Williamson

(Canastota, NY) Commander’s Report: 2012 is here and Memorial Day is fast approaching. I would be pleasantly over whelmed if we could get enough men in uniform to march in the parade. We need two men to carry the flags and two men to carry the rifles. We also need seven men […]