Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Utica Hosts Legion Baseball Championship

Baseball
UTICA – After three years of hosting the New York State American Legion Championship Series in Utica, the City of Utica has been awarded the honor of hosting the event through 2020. The 2014 tournament kicks off on July 29 with the arrival of the eight competing teams. Games begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, and will conclude with the championship game at noon on Sunday, Aug. 3. All games will be played at Donovan Stadium at Murnane Field in Utica.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Frank Peters Heads NY State Legion

Frank Peters
Frank J. Peters of Staten Island is the new commander of the New York State American Legion.

His election capped the 96th Annual Convention of the American Legion’s Department of New York, held July 17-19 in Albany.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Alternative PTSD Treatment May Be Game-Changer

Kenneth Governor
Kenneth Governor
ALBANY -- A therapy delivering 100% oxygen in a pressurized chamber may be a “game-changer” for treating military veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). That’s the word from NY State American Legion Commander Kenneth Governor, who is calling on the Veterans Administration (VA) to “put aside any reluctance and bias toward looking at a better way to treat veterans” with PTSD and mTBI.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Boys State Elects Governor

MORRISVILLE — High school student Ryan Leone from Suffolk County is the 2014 governor of the New York American Legion Boys State.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Legion Charters First College Post at LIU

The American Legion in New York State has chartered a (first-ever) college post at Long Island University.

Department of New York Commander Kenneth Governor presented the charter and installed officers May 28 for Admiral Richard L. Conolly Post 2014 at Long Island University's Post College (LIU Post) in Brookville, NY.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Legion Helps Host Port Jobs for Vets May 28

Port Jobs
Honorably discharged veterans are being given a rare opportunity to land a job with the Port of New York and New Jersey. On May 28, the Port Jobs for Veterans Job Fair will be held at the Maher Terminal Building in Elizabeth, N.J., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event specifically targets veterans who are looking for employment as electricians, managers, engineers, port authority police officers and many other employment fields.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Chili Legion Riders Host June Poker Run

The American Legion Riders in Chili, NY is hosting the Spokes for Spina Pifida Poker Run on Sunday, June 8, at Chili American Legion Post 1830, 450 Scottsville-Chili Road, Scottsville.