Veterans Memorial Walkway


Legion Honors Fallen… From a Distance

ONEONTA FOLLOWS NYS LIMITS Legion Honors Fallen – From Safe Distance There was no parade, and the crowds that usually cluster around the Memorial Walkway in Oneonta’s Neahwa Park were noticeably absent during the annual Memorial Day Celebration this morning. Above, Master of Ceremonies Les Grummons salutes as “Taps” is played for attendees, who brought wreathes and listened to a short speech from Mayor Gary Herzig. Following the ceremony, some members of the legion stopped by the home of John…

$6,000 Raised For Monument To Oneonta’s Vietnam Fallen

$6,000 Raised For Monument To Oneonta’s Vietnam Fallen ONEONTA – The necessary $6,000 has been raised for a monument in memory of the nine Oneonta soldiers killed in the Vietnam War, OHS grad Gene Schmidt of Unadilla announced today. The plan, announced last fall, is to install and dedicate the monument this Memorial Day among the cluster of monuments at the end of Neahwa Park’s Veterans Memorial Walkway.  It is being constructed by Bainbridge Monuments. Common Council’s finance committee will review…