Veterans

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

SFC Rick Connors Award: Veterans Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Richard was born, raised and educated in Auburn, New York. He began his naval career in 1963 and served in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve for seven years, being honorably […]

by · July 13, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Ruben R. Pratts Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Pratts was born February 24, 1949 in Brooklyn, NY of Puerto Rican parents. His father, Francisco Rosa Pratts, arrived to New York in 1915 or 1916, while his mother, Juanita Figueroa arrived […]

by · June 15, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Stanley Rychlicki Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Every July 4th, Stanley Rychlicki, one of our WWII veterans puts up 13 flags o remember 13 friends he lost during the war. He still has vivid memories of battle and sacrifice. Mr. […]

by · June 8, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Eli Vetrano Award: Veterans Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Eli Vetrano was born October 9, 1928, the 12th of 13 children born to Michael and Margaret Vetrano of Yonkers, New York. Eli Vetrano attended Yonkers Public Schools, and learned his trade as […]

by · June 1, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Lt. Colonel Joseph T. Nader Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2010 Joseph T. Nader,  retired Lt. Col and retired Lt. YPD, also a Yonkers native, served in North Africa and Italy during WWII and at Ft. Gordon during the Korean War. […]

by · May 18, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Louis S. Nigrello Louis S. Nigrello honorably served in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946 as a radioman first class and served with great distinction on the USS LSM 144 in the Pacific Theater, and was involved in […]

by · May 11, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Sergeant First Class Robert Laskaris Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2008 Robert Laskaris (Retired Sergeant First Class, United States Army) is a highly decorated combat veteran whose service spanned more than 20 years and encompassed the wars in Korea and Vietnam […]

by · May 4, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Private First Class Peter E. Joseph Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2008 United States Army, 87th Ordinance Battalion, 16th Ordinance Company A Great State is only as great as those Individuals who perform exemplary service on behalf of their community, and […]

by · April 27, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Sergeant First Class Robert Laskaris Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2008 Robert Laskaris (Retired Sergeant First Class, United States Army) is a highly decorated combat veteran whose service spanned more than 20 years and encompassed the wars in Korea and Vietnam […]

by · April 20, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Private First Class Peter E. Joseph Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2008 United States Army, 87th Ordinance Battalion, 16th Ordinance Company A Great State is only as great as those Individuals who perform exemplary service on behalf of their community, and […]

by · April 13, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Sam Danial Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2007 In recognition of his meritorious military service and his decades of tireless advocacy on behalf of his fellow veterans, Sam Danial has earned a place among the elite veterans of the Empire State. […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Corporal Adolph “Ralph” Panetta Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2006 Corporal Adolph “Ralph” Panetta is a distinguished World War II veteran of the United States Army who, by his merits and dedication, earned three major decorations for his service. […]

by · March 2, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Pastor Toro, Jr. | NY State Senate Pastor Toro Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2006 After graduating from Aviation High School in 1967, Pastor Toro, Jr., enlisted in the United States Marines and served a tour of duty in […]

by · January 27, 2020 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Linda Anesta Williams Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2006 Inductee was nominated by Former Senator Nick Spano A veteran of the Persian Gulf War, Linda Anesta Williams has earned a place among New York’s elite veterans with her honorable […]

by · December 23, 2019 · Veterans
The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

The Bronx Chronicle Veteran of the Week

Captain Arthur M. Cromarty Award: Veterans’ Hall of Fame Year: 2006 Arthur M. Cromarty of Lindenhurst served his country with distinction as a Captain in the United States Army during World War II. A graduate of the University of Alabama, […]

by · November 18, 2019 · Veterans