Veterans and the community members are welcome to join in remembering and honoring all Veterans on Veteran’s Day. Services will be held throughout the Town of Warwick on Sun., Nov. 11.
The Warwick Valley VFW Post 4662 will be sponsoring the annual Warwick Veterans Day Parade and Memorial Service in the Village of Warwick. The parade will start at 10 a.m. on Main St. in front of Village Hall, and will march an extended route this year, to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of WWI, and the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. The parade will proceed from Main St., up Oakland Ave., left onto Railroad Ave., right onto South St., left onto Park Way, left onto Park Lane, and will continue across Forester Ave., to conclude in Veterans Memorial Park, where a service will take place, presented by VFW Post Commander Dan Burger.
The Warwick Valley H.S. Meistersingers will perform the National Anthem. A Tent Party will be held at Lewis Park on Main St., following the ceremony. All are welcome to attend this family-friendly event, which will include food, drinks, and a bouncy castle. WWI and Vietnam memorabilia exhibits will also be on display for the public in the Old School Baptist Meeting House. In addition, an exhibit that focuses on 1968 and includes the Vietnam War is currently on display at the A.W. Buckbee Center.
Village of Florida
The American Legion Post 1250 will hold a service at 11 a.m. at the Veteran’s monument, which is located on Main St. in the Village of Florida. Following the service there will be a display of artwork by fourth and fifth graders from Golden Hill School with the theme, “What the Flag means to me.” This annual event is sponsored by at the American Legion Post 1250 Auxiliary and is held at the post on Cohen Cir.
The S.S. Seward Institute Student Council would like to invite area Veterans to an annual Flag Ceremony and tribute to the military. The ceremony will take place on Tues., Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. at S.S. Seward Institute, located at 53 N. Main St. in Florida NY.
Village of Greenwood Lake
The Arthur Finnegan American Legion Post 1443 will hold a Veterans Day service on Sun., Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Post, located at 40 Mountain Lakes Ln. in Greenwood Lake NY.
The NYS Remember Our Fallen Memorial Wall is currently on display at the Arthur Finnegan American Legion Post 1443 until Sun., Nov. 11. The Memorial was created by Patriotic Productions, an organization whose mission is to honor the service men and women who have fought and died in service to the U.S. from the War on Terror, back to World War II. The Legion is open during the week for visitors at 4 p.m., Sat. at 2 p.m., and Sun. at 12 noon.