Cooperstown Joins Nation Honoring Whose Who Died

Cooperstown Joins Nation

Honoring Those Who Died

Past Cooperstown Vets Club Commander Doug Walker, left, and current Commander John Famulare place a wreath on the monument to Cooperstown’s veterans at the top of Pine Boulevard.  The village’s Memorial Day commemoration took place the Soldiers & Sailors monument in front of county Courthouse with Dr. Paul Russo, Bassett Hospital optometrist who served in the Army’s 101st Airborne and, more recently, the state Air National guard, gave the address.  At right, Jack Adams of Cooperstown and his sister, Carol Highfield, stand at attention during the National Anthem, sung by Russo.   Beth Kane, whose father was killed in World War II, recited “In Flanders’ Field,” and Famulare recited another poem, from the Vietnam War. (Jim Kevlin/


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