Tag Archives: American Legion Post 17

slide_news_vietnammedals

Medals help heal wounds

NAUGATUCK — When Vietnam War veterans returned home, they weren’t greeted the same as veterans from previous wars. “Vietnam veterans are the first group that came home that weren’t celebrated….

slide_news_amlegion

Strength in numbers

Post commander on a mission to grow ranks NAUGATUCK — A familiar face at the American Legion Post 17 is hoping to lead the post into a future with more…

SLIDE_NEWS_VetMedal2

Medals carry different meanings for vets

NAUGATUCK — For some veterans it was another medal to proudly wear. For others it was recognition that was long overdue. Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly awarded…

FEAT-NEWS_HalloweenParade1

Legion, union hosting Halloween party

NAUGATUCK — Ghouls, goblins and ghosts will once again parade down Old Firehouse Road. American Legion Post 17 and Naugatuck Fire Fighters Local 1219 are hosting their annual Halloween Parade…

FEAT_SP_Legion6

Legion holding final registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 baseball will be holding final registration for its 2014 Senior and Junior Legion teams on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the…

SportsFillerWeb

Naugatuck Legion holding registration

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 baseball will be holding registration for its 2014 Senior (19U) and Junior Legion (17U) teams on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m….

From left, veterans Mike DeVivo, Tom Honyotski, Naugatuck High junior Greg Marquardt, Naugatuck High junior, veterans Ryan Russett, Ron Fischer, Bob Genovese, Frank Edmonds and Phil Arcuri pose for a picture Feb. 20 at the American Legion Post 17 in Naugatuck. Marquardt and Russett are putting on a ziti dinner to raise money for the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1946. –LUKE MARSHALL
Important

Civics project aims to help veterans

NAUGATUCK — Two Naugatuck High School students are lending a helping hand to veterans’ organizations in the borough. Juniors Gregory Marquardt and Ryan Russett are organizing a ziti dinner to…

Post 17’s John Dean delivers a pitch against Monroe Tuesday at Rotary Field in Naugatuck. Dean pitched a complete game and shutout Monroe as Post 17 won, 4-0. –KEN MORSE
Important

Dean delivers in the clutch

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team fell into a slump late last month, running short on arms and trying to fill the void caused by injuries. Post 17…

Post 17 collecting items for veterans

NAUGATUCK — American Legion Post 17 will be collecting items outside of Stop & Shop in Naugatuck for veterans. Items will be collected Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m….

Post 17 two-year players Nolan Kinne (pictured) and Adam Neveski will be looked upon for leadership next year for a Naugatuck team that finished the season strong with a 7-4 record over the last two weeks. –RA ARCHIVE
Important

Post 17 finishes season strong

NAUGATUCK — It’s not as much about how one starts as it is how one finishes. The Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 senior baseball team ended with an 11-16 record,…