Page 3 of the 02/08 Express.
Article and photos on pages 2, 3,4,& 18 of the Sept. 21st Express.
Mechanicville February 6- On January 23, 1943 the USAT Dorchester left New York Harbor with 902 crew, soldiers, and civilians on board. On February 2 sonar on one of the escort cutters detected a German submarine in the area. the ship was only 150 miles from Greenland .
Read the entire article in the 02/11 edition.
STILLWATER DECEMBER 5- Earl J Manning Post remembered Pearl Harbor on Saturday morning. Boy Scout Tom Coffinger read his essay about Pearl Harbor. He noted that there were 2,335 military deaths and 67 civilians died. The Japanese attack started at 7:55 AM on Oahu and ended at 9:45 AM.
Read the entire article in the Dec. 10th edition.
MECHANICVILLE FEBRUARY 7- The heroism of the " Four Chaplains " was remembered Saturday morning at Post 91. Congressman Paul Tonko, a representative from Congressman Gibson's office and State Senator Marchione all spoke at this ceremony.
The entire article is in the February 19 edition.
MECHANICVILLE DECEMBER 7- Post Chaplain Bill Wicks read the name of the 53 Mechanicville servicemen who lost their lives in WWII at the Pearl Harbor Remembrance at Lt. Fred Clark American Legion Post #91.Robin Ringlet=r read the poem , "Do you remember me?" written from the perspective of one of the 2,335 who died on December 7th at Pearl Harbor. She led everyone in singing "Remember Pearl Harbor"- written shortly after the event.
Read the entire article in the Dec. 11th issue of the Express.