John Famulare


On 11-11-11, We Remember

COOPERSTOWN VETERANS DAY On 11-11-11, We Remember Framed in a flag held by Juliet Cunnington, CCS Marching Band Director Kerri Hogle, in top photo, directs the National Anthem at annual ceremonies next to Cooperstown’s Doughboy Statue today at 11-11-11, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, signifying the day and time of the Armistice that ended World War I.    In front of the statue, which commemorates local men who died in the Great War, are…


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…



FIRST IN THE NATION, PERHAPS COOPERTOWN’S VETS BAN NFL GAMES AT POST Respect Anthem, Letter To Teams Owners, NFL Advises By JIM KEVLIN • Special to COOPERSTOWN – Until the NFL and team owners prevent players from “taking a knee” during the National Anthem, pro football will not be shown in the Cooperstown Vets Club on Main Street, Commander John Famulare said this afternoon. The decision was made unanimously, 8-0, when the club’s directors were polled at their latest…