American Legion

Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center finds temporary location after building damage
Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center finds temporary location after building damage
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 10/18/2013 at 2:32PM

The Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center has found a temporary location after the building was damaged, but leaders still say there’s no place like home. The center, which is operated by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, recently moved to the American Legion Post 118 at 89-02 91st Street after a building adjacent to the center’s location [...]

Pol honors Queens veterans
Pol honors Queens veterans
News Maggie Hayes 9/08/2013 at 2:06PM

Area veterans were honored during State Senator Joseph Addabbo’s fifth annual Veterans Barbecue on Saturday, August 24. Last year, Addabbo, the ranking Democrat member of the Senate’s Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, welcomed over 125 veterans and their families to the barbecue outside his Howard Beach district office. This year, the senator brought [...]

St. John’s University honors Queens veterans
St. John’s University honors Queens veterans
News Nargas Karimi 11/11/2011 at 4:52PM

They gathered to pay tribute to those who served.             On Friday, November 11, 150 Queens Veterans attended the annual St. John’s University (SJU) Veteran’s Day Ceremony at St. Augustine Hall.             “The last 10 years, in an effort to bring more awareness to our students that it’s Veteran’s Day, we started with inviting various [...]

Saluting those who served
Saluting those who served
News Jay Lane 9/27/2011 at 1:48PM

After serving their country, the veterans of Post 298 of the American Legion came home to serve their community. To honor them, Councilmember Daniel Dromm visited the post, located at 30-61 87th Street in Jackson Heights, on September 19 and presented eight veterans with City Council Citations for their outstanding work towards the betterment of [...]