County Honors Veterans in Ceremonies Around Rockland

The American Legion Leo Laders Post 130 in Haverstraw is holding a Veterans Day ceremony Sunday. Town Supervisor Howard Phillips says guest speaker town historian Stephen Cobb will talk about the 100th anniversary of WWI…

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The ceremony for fallen veterans gets underway at 11 Sunday morning at Calico Hill Veterans Memorial Cemetery on West Railroad Avenue. Other events in Rockland on Sunday include the DeMeola VFW Post No. 1615 of Blauvelt’s ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Walkway of Heroes at Independence Avenue and Lowe Lane. In Suffern the Fromm Maxwell-DeBaun American Legion Post No. 859’s annual parade and ceremony begins at 2:30 p.m. at Suffern Village Hall. And in New City, the Rockland County Veterans Coordinating Council gives its Veteran of the Year Award to honor Col. John Leighton of the Vietnam Veterans of America No. 333. That’s at noon on the Rockland County Courthouse steps in New City.

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