Veterans Day

Aging vets selling Middle Village building after nearly 40 years
Aging vets selling Middle Village building after nearly 40 years
Southwest Liam La Guerre 12/03/2013 at 1:58PM

One local veterans’ organization is about to lose a big part of its history. The St. Margaret’s Post 1172 Catholic War Veterans (CWV) is selling its building on Metropolitan Avenue near 73rd Place, which has housed the organization for nearly 40 years The Courier has learned. The decision to sell the building came after an [...]

A thank you on Veterans Day
A thank you on Veterans Day
News Queens Courier Staff 11/11/2013 at 12:56PM

World War I fighting ended at 11 a.m., November 11, 1918 (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month). Years later the day was officially named Armistice Day by a Congressional resolution in 1926. It was the hope of those who created Armistice Day to honor veterans and their service that World [...]

Saint Pancras School students salute local veterans
Saint Pancras School students salute local veterans
News Melissa Chan 11/21/2011 at 1:40PM

Saint Pancras School students saluted local veterans with personal hand-crafted cards thanking them for their dedication and service to the country. First and second graders at the Glendale school crafted their cards as personal thank yous that were hand-delivered to veterans in the VA St. Albans Community Care Center by State Senator Joseph Addabbo on [...]

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 [...]

Help our vets when they come home
Help our vets when they come home
News Queens Courier Staff 11/08/2011 at 10:06AM

By Serphin R Maltese I just returned after an exhilarating experience …a heart-stirring Veterans Day Parade and ceremony in hometown America.  My hometown happens to be right here in Queens County.  This past Sunday, November 6 we celebrated the third annual Middle Village Veterans Parade and it was bigger and better than ever. We’re patriotic [...]