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Conference for Empowering Local Veterans Coming to SUNY Polytechnic Institute

If you have a military veteran in your family, you are a vet, a care provider, or you're an employer, a conference is being held on engaging, employing, and empowering the veterans in our community.

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Send WWII Veteran Howard Shriver A Birthday Card For His 98th Birthday

Central New York meet Mr. Howard Shriver. He's a WWII veteran who served in the Marianas Islands and the Philippines. He lives in an assisted living facility in Marietta, Ohio. He is celebrating his 98th birthday on July 12th. Let's help make his birthday memorable. 

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Eight-Year-Old Hosts Ceremony to Honor Service Members

Last year, hundreds of people from the Mohawk Valley gathered to watch a friendly softball game between local first-responders and the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST). The veterans played in order to educate and inspire the crowd that they were still capable of this kind of athletic ability and show how beneficial physical therapy can be.

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Rome Lowe’s Creates Parking Spots Reserved for Military Vets

Lowe's home improvement store in Rome recently displayed an act of Patriotism by  creating designated parking spaces for Purple Hearts and military veterans.

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New Eagle Dedicated In New York Mills Veterans Park

July 26, 2015, the eagle atop the World War II monument at Veterans Park in the Village of New York Mills was stolen. Now, just in time for Memorial Day a new eagle has been dedicated in New York Mills.

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What Is The #22KillChallenge On Facebook Central New York Is Taking?- #22Kill

Over the course of the past few weeks, have you noticed your friends all across Central New York doing 22 pushups on Facebook? It's all part of the #22KillChallenge, here's the details on what it is. 

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Injured Rome Army War Vet Needs Help With Bills and Medical Expenses

Mental health is one of the biggest issues facing our nation and in most cases it's a significant issue for our men and women who return home from war. David Fletcher is a 55-year-old Army veteran who served in the first Gulf War. David has fallen on some hard times and is now faced with an ankle injury leaving him unable to work or pay for most of his bills. Hopefully the community can come to his assistance.

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Boonville Vietnam Veteran Set to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro for Other Vets

Paul Fortin is a 69-year-old Boonville, NY resident who is also a Vietnam Veteran. Paul remains very active and is about to embark on an incredible journey for an amazing cause. On February 9th Paul will journey on a nine-day expedition to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa to support the Sitrin Health Care Center’s Military Rehabilitation Program.

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Have You Noticed All The Green Porch Lights in Utica and Surrounding Areas?

It's called Greenlight A Vet.  A symbol of appreciation and support for our veterans. Green is the color of hope, renewal and well-being.

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CNY Locations For ‘Wreaths Across America’

More than 1,000 local veterans will be remembered, at noon Saturday, Dec.12, with wreaths on their graves at Rome Cemetery, St. Mary’s, St. Peter’s and at the Westernville Presbyterian Cemetery.

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Photo Calendar of Utica Landmarks for Sale to Benefit Veterans

Tony Longretta is a former Utica resident who loves taking photos. He's actually really good at it. On a recent trip home, he took some amazing shots of some of the most beautiful landmarks in our fine city. He and a friend, Daniel Mellito, decided to sell the collection of photos in a calendar and give the proceeds to The CNY Veteran's Outreach Center.

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Rome Historical Society Sponsoring Letter Writing Drive For Military Members

For the entire month of November, the Rome Historical Society will be sponsoring a letter writing campaign for Operation Gratitude. These letters will be sent out to deployed troops, veterans, new recruits, and wounded warriors.

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