Hometown Happenings: Remember this Memorial Day

Hometown Happenings: Remember this Memorial Day

By Supervisor George Hoehmann Throughout the coming weekend we thank all our veterans, but we will honor and pause to remember those who did not come back and remain frozen in time, eternally young. It is our duty to never let them be forgotten. It is the duty of the living to always honor and […]

Hometown Happenings: Stand up for what unites us

Hometown Happenings: Stand up for what unites us

By George Hoehmann Town of Clarkstown Supervisor This past weekend, the residents of Clarkstown proudly observed Memorial Day at various events throughout the Town.  It started on Friday with the Town’s annual Memorial Day tribute at the newly renovated Street Community Center. It was a very touching scene to observe elementary school children singing Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless […]

Annual Congers Memorial Day Parade

Annual Congers Memorial Day Parade

Photos by Jeannine Rippa Veterans Memorial Association of Congers, Inc. honored 2018 Grand Marshall Kevin A. Kilduff and hundreds of marchers, as well as onlooked remembered America’s veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice at the annual Congers parade this past Saturday. Student scholarships and essay winners were presented. Trophies were awarded to Boy Scout Troop 29, […]

Town of Haverstraw Medal of Honor Monument Dedication Ceremony

Town of Haverstraw Medal of Honor Monument Dedication Ceremony

BY JEANNINE RIPPA The Medal of Honor was established by Congress in 1862. It is the highest and most prestigious US military decoration, awarded by the President in the name of Congress to members of the armed forces for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity against the enemy, at risk of life, above and beyond the call […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Memorial Day”

County Executive’s Corner: “Memorial Day”

By County Executive Ed Day As we approach what I view as the most solemn holiday of the year, I want to take the time to remind everyone of the true importance of Memorial Day. It isn’t about retail sales or an excuse for a three-day weekend. Memorial Day pays tribute to those who served […]

Carlucci’s Column: A Memorial Day Message

Carlucci’s Column: A Memorial Day Message

BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI Memorial Day is the time we remember and honor the thousands of servicemembers who died while serving our country. It is a somber holiday filled with great meaning for many. This Memorial Day when we are spending time with our loved ones at a barbecue let’s take time to remember, reflect, […]

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