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BUFFALO, N.Y. — As the nation celebrates its 240th year of independence, four more veterans were inducted on the Wall of Honor inside the Naval and Military Park at Canalside in Buffalo. Brian Fitzgerald, Vito Rinaldo, Elmer Wienclawski and John Moffat were honored for their service with a name plaque on the wall with other […]
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) – Standing on the USS Little Rock on a sunny Thursday morning, fifty Western New Yorkers pledged their allegiance to the American flag. The naturalization ceremony was held in honor of Independence Day, as the U.S. marks the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. “I am so happy to be American. […]
ALL HANDS ON DECK for our VETERANS! Come aboard on August 9th from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM for our annual fundraiser and support your Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. The event will feature delicious food and refreshments, an auction/raffle and live music by The Theresa Quinn Sextet. Docent-led tours can show you around the ship as well. This event […]
While Western New Yorkers are marking Flag Day, there were three special occasions marked Tuesday morning at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, including the dedication of a garden celebrating two centuries of friendship with America’s northern neighbor. Read the full article here. From news.wbfo.org Written by Michael Mroziak June 14, 2016
The “I Pledge Allegiance” Challenge Becomes Patriotic Gesture On June 11th, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park held a very successful event that was patriotic too. The “I Pledge Allegiance” Challenge drew over 500 people. Any child aged 12 or under who could recite the Pledge of Allegiance from memory won a free […]
Kick-off press event featured a host of dignitairies. The USS Little Rock (LCS 9) Commissioning Committee held a press conference Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. In addition to words from Committe Chair Moe Naylon, Commander Burkhart, Lieutenant Governor of New York Kathy Hochul, City of Buffalo Mayor […]
Unknown Stories of WNY: The story of the Croaker and the Sullivans Posted by WGRZ 6:03 AM. EST May 02, 2016
The new USS Little Rock will be commissioned in Buffalo in the coming year next to her namesake, the museum ship that is permanently docked at Canalside. It will be a week’s worth of events awash in history. Read the full article here. From Bizjournals.com Written by Dan Miner Apr 22, 2016, 6:00am EDT
Vietnam Veterans Day: Lt. Governor Thanks Vets for Their Service By TWC News Staff Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 02:15 PM CDT BUFFALO, N.Y. — Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was in Buffalo Tuesday to commemorate the multi-year 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Hochul and others spoke in front of a group of Vietnam veterans […]