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Veterans Day 2022


Honoring the service of veterans in the annual observance at Fountain Square, local officials joined with an Honor Guard from VFW Post 5444 of Dover Plains on Friday, Nov. 11. Lily Wheatley, at the podium, sang “America the Beautiful” as part of the proceedings. Photo by Leila Hawken

Veterans Day at Fountain Square

AMENIA — Under cloudy skies, the town’s annual observance of Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11 assembled the community at Fountain Square to honor all veterans who served their country.


George Phillips, seated in a wheelchair, a World War ll veteran who served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army, observed Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11, at Veterans Park with other veterans and town residents. See more Veterans Day ceremonies here. Photo by Griffin Cooper

Millerton Veterans Day marked by ceremony

MILLERTON — The rain held out long enough for Millerton residents and members of the village’s American Legion Post 178 to come together and honor area veterans during the annual Veterans Day ceremony held at Millerton’s Veterans Park on Friday, Nov. 11.


Falls Village veterans came to the Lee H. Kellogg School for a Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 9. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

Kellogg School students salute veterans Nov. 9

FALLS VILLAGE — Five Falls Village veterans came to the Lee H. Kellogg School Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, for a Veterans Day ceremony.

The students sang two songs, “Proud of Our Veterans” and “For the Good of the Many,” and the Kindergarten students performed a dance.

Salisbury honors veterans

SALISBURY — There were two Veterans Day ceremonies in Salisbury.

On Thursday, Nov. 10, 20 veterans came to the Salisbury Central School gym. The K-5 students sang to them and presented them with handmade expressions of gratitude.

The invitation was extended to all veterans, not just those living in Salisbury.


Army veteran Bill Dougherty at the Veterans Day breakfast with grandchildren and Cornwall Consolidated School students Braelyn (8), Brynn (8) and Pierce (4). Photo by Riley Klein

Cornwall students host Veterans Day

CORNWALL — The students at Cornwall Consolidated School hosted seven local veterans of the armed forces on the morning of Thursday, Nov. 10, to commemorate Veterans Day.

The retired servicemen represented more than 40 years of combined service, ranging back to 1954 in the Korean War.


Veteran Stephen Valyou was honored by students at Sharon Center School on Thursday, Nov. 10. Photo by Leila Hawken

Sharon Center School meets veterans

In a program organized by the Student Council in observance of Veterans Day, students at Sharon Center School (SCS) gathered for an assembly on Thursday, Nov. 10, to honor the service of two local veterans.

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