MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE 2013

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE 2013

Memorial Day is the time for Americans to reconnect with their history and core values, by honoring those who gave their lives for the ideals we cherish.Engraved in granite at the Korean War Memorial in Atlantic City are the words of Robert Pinsky 39th Poet Laureate of the United States: Less eager than willing. More […]

Miele’s Musings, July 5th: What’s The Parade About?

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE I always say that a parade is made up of believers. We have a lot of believers in the United States, and many occasions on which to celebrate our faith in each other, in our history, in our nation. The Columbus Day and St. Patrick’s Day parades are no longer […]

Veterans Get Special Honors in Orangetown

Veterans Get Special Honors in Orangetown

Street Plaque Project Seeks Additional Information BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Town of Orangetown’s unique method of honoring its war dead of the past two centuries is growing in popularity and recognition, and now involves several different agencies of town and county government, along with veterans organizations and local historians who […]

Miele’s Musings, May 24, 2012: Honoring Our Patriot’s Sacrifices

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE Every year, I find the Memorial Day parade more breathtaking. Sober-faced seniors and younger veterans march proudly in honor of the fallen. You can clearly imagine the memories that take them back to fighting alongside the departed companions left behind. The children, whose parents have cared enough to teach them […]