Mechanicville’s Firemen Who Went to War – by S. McBride

Whenever someone shares a book or booklet with me from years ago, a hidden treasure they’ve found among their family’s possessions, I am delighted. So it was when Scott Smith recently dropped off at the Express office a booklet from the 58th Annual Convention of the Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association which was held here in Mechanicville on June 26, 27 and 28 in 1947. But this booklet has even more meaning, more poignancy, than the usual commemorative publication.

Read the entire article in the April 9th edition.