Veterans’ Park

Lewis Veterans' Park Dedication Ceremony

DJ Alexander

LEWIS | More than 200 residents attended the dedication last Saturday, Oct. 5, of Lewis Veterans Park, where names of military sons and daughters of Lewis are raised in bronze on plaques to honor their service in combat and in times of peace. Read more

, The Sun

The national American Legion was founded in 1919, 100 years ago this year. Within months of that first charter, Essex County veterans of World War I came together to secure benefits, outreach, policy, education and community support... Read more

The Sun


Photo by Thom Randall

WARRENSBURG | The appearance of neighborhoods across Warren County — and a riverside area in Warrensburg — are likely to improve in the future, according to actions undertaken recently by town and county leaders. Read more

The Sun

Memorial Day

File image

TICONDEROGA | All are invited to experience the Ticonderoga area Memorial Day Weekend with multiple celebrations, events and family focused opportunities in Hague, Crown Point and Ticonderoga. Read more

The Sun


Photo provided

BEEKMANTOWN | When the 27th North Country Honor Flight participants leave their send-off ceremony Saturday, they will have additional company for part of their parade route to Plattsburgh International Airport. Read more

The Sun


Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

PLATTSBURGH | Local officials unveiled preliminary designs for a new waterfront park last week. Read more

The Sun


Photo provided

WARRENSBURG | Over the past several weeks, Warrensburg’s public spaces have been aglow in holiday lighting... Read more

The Sun

Veterans who voted for Trump must know that he did not attend the 100th anniversary ceremony in France last week honoring our American heroes at Aisne-Marne American cemetery where our World War I heroes lay buried. Read more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

Relay for Life_6-9.jpg

Photo by Lohr McKinstry

CROWN POINT | Planning for this year’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life is underway now. Read more

The Sun


Photo by Christopher South

BOLTON LANDING | The American Legion Post 961 and the Town of Bolton Landing are hoping many will come out to see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall when it comes to Veterans Park, Sept. 22-25. Read more

The Sun


Photo by Teah Dowling

ROUSES POINT — Orrie Buskey, an 18-year-old private first class in the U.S. Army, was shot and killed in action while serving in Vietnam in the late 1960s. Read more

The Sun

On behalf of the town board and the citizens of Crown Point, I publicly acknowledge the accomplishments of the local youth commission and volunteers ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

vets mem wall.jpg

Photo by Kim Dedam

WADHAMS — A large new American flag was raised over the Essex County Veteran’s Cemetery on Friday. Read more

The Sun

Book Babes build ‘take a book, leave a book’ library in Warrensburg Read more

The Sun


Photo by Pete DeMola

Crown Point landed a $1.7 million grant, and a $1.1 million loan, for water infrastructure projects in the community, including the installation of new wells, pump house and water line. Read more

The Sun

minerva vet park.jpg

Photo by Christina Scanlon

MINERVA — Construction has begun on the future veterans park in Minerva, with a tentative completion date next year. Read more

The Sun

Wbg.MemDay2016Tank copy.jpg

Photo by Paul Gilchrist

WARRENSBURG —In a new twist to an age-old local community tradition, vintage military vehicles and equipment were highlighted in this year’s edition of the Warrensburg Memorial Day parade. Read more

The Sun

MemDay2014AmLegionRiders copy.jpg

File photo

Throughout northern Warren County this weekend, local citizens and visitors will be participating in Memorial Day ceremonies, honoring U.S. soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for our nation. Read more

The Sun