Veterans of Foreign Wars

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 [...]

VFW Post celebrates 75 years
VFW Post celebrates 75 years
News Michael Pantelidis 11/17/2011 at 6:13PM

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 885 commemorated the group’s 75th anniversary on November 12 with a celebration at their headquarters, located at 120-19 14th Road in College Point. During the ceremony, VFW Queens County Commander James McBride recited the 75th anniversary proclamation to VFW Post 885 Commander Jim Reilly. VFW District [...]

VFW hosts parade-goers
VFW hosts parade-goers
News Michael Pantelidis 11/17/2011 at 6:09PM

Marchers in the New York City Veterans Day Parade were hosted by the John Vincent Daniels Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2813 after the procession’s conclusion on November 11. Members of the United States Army Transportation Group based out of Fort Totten, many of whom recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, [...]

‘Green Team’ cleans up Veteran’s Plaza in East Elmhurst
‘Green Team’ cleans up Veteran’s Plaza in East Elmhurst
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 11/07/2011 at 1:19PM

The students of the Louis Armstrong Middle School are “teaming up” to be green. The school’s “Green Team,” which consists of students from grades five through eight, organized a beautification project aimed at renovating Veteran’s Plaza, the school’s park, located at 32-02 Junction Boulevard in East Elmhurst. “Prior to our ‘adoption’ of Veteran’s Plaza, the [...]