Issues: Veterans

DOVER VETERAN INDUCTED INTO SENATOR GREG BALL’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Among them, was Lance Corporal John Curtin of Dover, who was unable to attend the ceremony because he is currently undergoing physical therapy at the Warrior Transition Battalion in Bethesda, Maryland, Accepting the award on his behalf, was his mother, MaryAnne Curtin

November 21, 2011
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CROTON-ON-HUDSON VETERAN INDUCTED INTO SENATOR GREG BALL’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans throughout the Hudson Valley were honored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) at the Veterans’ Hall of Fame ceremony on Thursday.

November 21, 2011
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CORTLANDT VETERAN INDUCTED INTO SENATOR GREG BALL’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Among them, was Retired Sergeant Squad Leader Frank L. Campanaro of Town of Cortlandt.

November 21, 2011
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YUGOSLAVIAN WORLD WAR TWO VETERAN INDUCTED INTO VETERAN’S HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans throughout the Hudson Valley were honored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) at the Veterans’ Hall of Fame ceremony on Thursday.

November 21, 2011
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BUCHANAN WORLD WAR TWO NAVY VETERAN INDUCTED INTO VETERAN’S HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans throughout the Hudson Valley were honored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) at the Veterans’ Hall of Fame ceremony on Thursday.

November 21, 2011
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VFW NATIONAL PUBLICATION AWARD WINNER INDUCTED INTO VETERAN’S HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans throughout the Hudson Valley were honored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) at the Veterans’ Hall of Fame ceremony on Thursday.

November 21, 2011
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BEEKMAN VETERAN INDUCTED INTO SENATOR GREG BALL’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Among them, was  Retired Technical Sergeant Kenneth H. Mallen of Beekman.

November 21, 2011
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BEDFORD U.S. NAVY VETERAN INDUCTED INTO VETERAN’S HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans throughout the Hudson Valley were honored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) at the Veterans’ Hall of Fame ceremony on Thursday.

November 21, 2011
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AMENIA VETERAN INDUCTED INTO SENATOR GREG BALL’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/14/11) – Twenty-seven veterans from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Among them, was Retired Master Sergeant Joseph Piantino of Town of Amenia. Piantino was unable to attend the ceremony due to an illness. Accepting the award on his behalf was Amenia VFW Post #5444 Commander Bob Langdon.

November 21, 2011
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HINSDALE VETERAN RECEIVES LONG-DESERVED MEDALS POSTHUMOUSLY

PHOTO CAPTION: Senator Young presented the New York State Medal for Merit and the Conspicuous Service Star posthumously recently to the family of Hinsdale U.S. Navy veteran Loreen Briggs at a special ceremony at the American Legion Post in Hinsdale. Serving aboard a tank landing craft, Petty Officer Briggs participated in some of the most grueling fighting in the Pacific Theater including “Operation Iceberg,” the assault and occupation of Okinawa-Gunto.

Pictured from left to right are: Roger & Carol Snyder (son-in-law and daughter), Senator Young and Donna & David Briggs (daughter-in-law and son).

November 21, 2011
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27 LOCAL VETERANS INDUCTED INTO VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/10/11) – Twenty-seven veterans from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Each city, town and village within the Senator’s district was asked to nominate a veteran to be honored at the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony held on Thursday night.

November 19, 2011
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2011 Babylon Village Veterans’ Day Parade

Ed Hotchkiss, Grand Marshall of the 2011 Babylon Village Veterans’ Day Parade,  joined Senator Owen H. Johnson for a photo opportunity on Veterans’ Day, November 11, 2011.  Mr. Hotchkiss is a Past Commander and Senator Johnson a Member of the Babylon American Legion Post 94 which sponsored the parade.

November 18, 2011
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Stanley Maziarz earns prestigious French honor for WWII service

On November 11, I had the distinct honor of accompanying one of my constituents, Stanley Maziarz of North Tonawanda (no relation), to New York City where he was presented with a distinguished award for his military service.  Stanley, a hero of World War II, was named a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the President of the French Republic, Mr. Nicholas Sarkozy.  This award signifies the French people’s deep appreciation for Stanley’s contribution to the liberation of France during World War II.

November 18, 2011
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Senator Flanagan And Congressman Bishop Join Together To Help Long Island Veterans

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) and Congressman Timothy Bishop (1st Congressional District) recently joined Long Island State Veterans Home (LISVH) Executive Director Fred S. Sganga and Stony Brook University President Samuel Stanley to formally announce a joint effort between the New York State Senate, the Long Island Congressional Delegation and the Veterans Administration that will deliver $16 million in funding for facility upgrades at the Home.

November 16, 2011
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VOLUNTEERS HOST THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR 600 LOCAL VETERANS

 

Mahopac, N.Y. – (11/12/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, along with volunteers hosted a free thanksgiving dinner for close to 600 veterans and their families at the Mahopac Fire House.

November 16, 2011
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DAILY YORKTOWN: VETERAN HONORED FOR SERVICE TO COMMUNITY

by Jennifer Swift

YORKTOWN, N.Y.—Yorktown resident and veteran John McQuillan was recognized by the town Tuesday night for his service both to his country and to his community.

November 15, 2011
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