A New Welcome Home For Chautauqua County Veterans

A New Welcome Home For Chautauqua County Veterans

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “Just say, ‘Welcome home!’ Those are the best words a soldier can hear back in the good old U.S.A,” said Cindy Reidy recently. Cindy started in April of this year as the project coordinator for the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Program, located in Falconer, New York, a Chautauqua County Veterans […]

Community Honors Jamestown’s Veterans

Community Honors Jamestown’s Veterans

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut The City of Jamestown is poised to honor its veterans on Friday, November 11, 2016. Two Tributes “We want to honor our fallen comrades,” said Daniel Kell, commander of Jamestown’s John W. Tiffany VFW Post 53 speaking for all of its 356 local members. “And by fallen comrades we mean […]

Our Veterans’ Stories

Our Veterans’ Stories

Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg With Memorial Day just behind us and the Fourth of July here, it reminds me that we need to continue to gather our veteran’s stories. The Fenton History Center has an ongoing project titled Vets Finding Vets. The main goal of this project is to gather the stories of all of […]

Local Veteran’s Stories Talk at Fenton History Center

Article Contributed by Fenton History Center The Fenton History Center’s Brown Bag Lunch-time Talk on Wednesday May 11 at noon will be about local veteran’s stories. A few of the veterans involved in the Center’s Vets Finding Vets program will tell about their research adventures in discovering information about their families and finding war-time friends. […]

Fluvanna Free Library Program Honoring Veterans

Article Contributed by Fluvanna Free Library On Saturday, November 7, the Fluvanna Free Library hosted a program honoring veterans of all areas, dedicating the month of November to all veterans, past and present and remembering all those who served our country in its time of need, all over the world. Korean veteran Peter Carlo, donated […]

House Passes Bill which Helps Veterans get Faster Care and Brings Accountability to Embattled VA

Article Contributed by The Office of  Congressman Tom Reed Tom Reed voted Wednesday in support of the bipartisan, bicameral bill to bring much-needed reforms to the VA. Among the improvements in the Bill are reforms giving veterans flexibility to seek health care outside of the VA system, supporting more doctors and nurses at VA facilities, […]

Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion – Topping Off the Funds

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut The new Veterans Memorial in Jamestown is nearing completion, according to Ron Cotten, a veteran of the U.S. Navy and Chairman of the Veterans Memorial Commission for the City of Jamestown. Cotten expressed to his gratitude, also speaking for those working with him on the Commission, for the $95,985 already […]