American Legion, Greenlawn Firefighters Collecting Donations for Ukraine

The Greenlawn Fire Department and American Legion Post  1244 are collecting donations to assist Ukrainians affected by the Russian attack. Among the requested items are: first-aid kits, hygiene products, blankets and new underwear. The drive will continue through March 31.       Artist Creates Read More …

2 Blood Drives Scheduled to Ease Shortage

Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth, Huntington American Legion Post #360 and the Halesite Fire Department are sponsoring back-to-back blood drives with New York Blood Center on Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 in response to the emergency blood shortage.  “Our hospitals need the public’s help Read More …

Schools: Wildcat Sports Combine; Reparations Scholarships

The South Huntington School District Booster Club has partnered with Excel Sports Performance Academy for a sport-specific combine for middle  and high school athletes on April 10. The intent is to provide each athlete with professionally rated scores in individual performance events such as the Read More …

Greenlawn Veteran Named Legionnaire of the Year

A veteran who has made it his mission to assist residents at the Northport VA Medical Center homeless shelter has been named Legionnaire of the Year 2021 by the American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244. Albert Statton II, who also serves in the Greenlawn Fire Department, Read More …

American Legion Posts Honored

 Councilwoman Joan Cergol recognized the upcoming 100th anniversary of the founding of the American Legion by honoring Huntington’s three American Legion Posts at the Town Board meeting on March 5.   Created by World War I combat troops returning from Europe, the American Legion began with Read More …

Legion Schedules Flag Disposal Dates

American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 has scheduled its “Old Glory” Flag Disposal Box for the year. The box will be stationed in the Town of Huntington‘s libraries throughout the year for proper disposal of worn American flags. A U.S. flag should be retired when it is ripped, Read More …

Greenlawn American Legion Post Wins Press Award

The American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 Facebook page has been awarded second place in the National American Legion Press Association Social Media Contest for 2018. The post’s  newsletter “The Greenlawn Bugle” earned a first place for a publication by a post with fewer than 250 Read More …