LATHAM N.Y. -- Keri ONeil (left) Colleen Casey (middle left) Lisa Hedges (middle right) and her son Jacob Hedges (far right) plant a bed of marigolds at the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA) here June 11. The planting which resembles the shape of a yellow ribbon is the annual community service project for the New York State Family Programs Teen Council. ONeil of Rotterdam N.Y. is a Family Programs child and youth program coordinator; Casey of Granville N.Y. is a lead child and youth program coordinator for Family Programs; Jacob Hedges is the treasurer of the teen council and son of 109th Airlift Wing member Lt. Col. Jeffrey Hedges; and Lisa Hedges is a Family Programs volunteer. The Hedges live in Schoharie N.Y.
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WBFO -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 Local NY National Guard members, supplies head to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief The island of Puerto Rico faces months of cleaning up and rebuilding following Hurricane Maria. On Thursday, 125 members of the New York Army National Guard flew out of the Niagara Falls... (more)
Spectrum News -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 More WNY National Guardsmen traveling to Puerto Rico NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - A total of 125 Western New York National Guardsmen are on their way to Puerto Rico, flying out of the Niagara Air Falls Reserve Thursday morning.
Pocono Record/ Buffalo News -- Thu, 19 Oct 2017 125 National Guard soldiers leaving Thursday for Puerto Rico hurricane relief mission One-hundred twenty-five Buffalo-based members of the New York Army National Guard are expected to leave Thursday to help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico.