BUFFALO — Saturday, March 26, 10:00 a.m. marked the official ribbon cutting to open the 37th season of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. Naval Park docents and local dignitaries were present to cut the ribbon, Sea Cadets provided the Color Guard, and the Buffalo Dolls sang the National Anthem. The ribbon […]
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From Billoni’s Buffalo Niagara Views Written by Michael J. Billoni January 21st, 2015 As the secretary of the Board of the Directors of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park at Canalside on Buffalo’s beautiful waterfront I have always been impressed by the overnight stay-encampment program offered for youth groups during the spring and […]
Buffalo, NY—On Saturday, November 14, more than 100 people attended the 15th Annual CSEA Western Region Veterans Day Ceremony held at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park in downtown Buffalo. The event was sponsored by the Western Region Veterans Committee and Western Region President Flo Tripi. CSEA members and guests paid tribute […]
Progress is being made on the installation of an anchor that was formerly atop the USS Little Rock. Paul J. Marzello Sr., Project Coordinator for the Naval & Military Park Landscape Project, informed me that on July 8, 2015, the anchor was craned to a flat bed truck and hauled away by Atlas Steel to General Welding & […]
BUFFALO (August 19, 2015)—Former Erie County Sheriff and Korean War veteran Thomas F. Higgins and Vets 4 Vets will receive the individual and organizational awards during the 5th annual Louis R. Palma Veterans Appreciation Tribute Award Ceremony on Saturday, August 29 at 1 p.m. in the Hall of Honor building at the Buffalo and Erie […]
On July 10th, the Buffalo Naval & Millitary Park held a reception for the unveiling of the late Ralph C. Wilson Jr. and the late Bob Kalsu displays. Mr. Wilson, the former owner of the Buffalo Bills, served in the U.S. Navy and Kalsu, a former Bill was the first NFL player to die while serving […]
On July 4th, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park honored Harlan Swift, Robert Kresse, Donald Beebe and William Dolce. These veterans names will be inscribed on the Wall of Honor. Click here to download a copy of this event’s program The Buffalo Naval and Military Park takes you inside history with incredible exhibits […]
This year’s Opening Reception for our Salute to Services Weeks will be highlighted by the opening of the Ralph Wilson and Bob Kalsu Displays. We are honored to have Rear Admiral Barbara Sweredoski of the US Navy in attendance. The Opening Reception will be held at the Naval & Military Park, Hall of Honor Building […]