2011-11-10 / Front Page



Photo by ERIC GROSS.Photo by ERIC GROSS.Veterans Day ceremonies and celebrations were held across Putnam County Friday.

In Brewster, the saluting of Old Glory spanned generations when veterans of World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Iraq joined school children and scouts when reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
Putnam's Veterans Affairs Director and former NTS VFW Commanderf Karl Rohde told a gathering at the Electrozone Field: "Americans are free for five important reasons--Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard."


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'I would also like to enter into dialogue with the many elderly persons who are a storehouse of wisdom forged by experience, and who seek in many ways, especially through volunteer work, to share their stories and their insights.' ~Pope Francis addressing Congress, Sept. 24, 2015