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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 @ 10:28AM

Lifestyle Changes by David Wilcox

          Image credit: Pixabay:unsplash How many times have you made a health goal that fizzled out after only a few weeks? Don’t let past struggles hold you back from trying to make positive changes today. You can commit yourself to healthy habits right now by making…

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Saturday, February 25th, 2017 @ 11:31AM

Ways To Help A Veteran Who Has Attempted Suicide by David Wilcox

  Photo via Pixabay by Romi Veterans who have suffered from the stresses of combat or PTSD are at a high risk for suicide; it’s estimated that 22 veterans take their own lives each day, and many more than that attempt to do so. It’s important, therefore, to know different…

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Sunday, February 19th, 2017 @ 10:35AM

Boy Scout Troop 114 Spaghetti Dinner

Family, Boy Scout Troop 114 (sponsored by the post) is holding their annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday March 5th from 3 PM to 6 PM at our post. Adults are $10 and children are $5. As we have done in the past family members get a 50% discount with the…

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Monday, January 30th, 2017 @ 7:00AM

Post 170 February, March & April Newsletter Available

The February, March and April 2017 issue of our award winning newsletter is available on the site. You can view on the newsletter page or download to your computer. The link to download and save is at the bottom of the page. Enjoy!!

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Thursday, January 26th, 2017 @ 12:23PM

2017 Legion Scholarship Applications (updated January 26, 2017)

RE: 2017 Scholarship Applications Updated to add additional external Scholarships that are available. First, I want to thank you for all you do to provide students with financial opportunities that can help them in their educational endeavors! That’s also our mission here at Outside Scholarships, so in that spirit, I…

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 @ 11:34AM

Benefits of a Service Dog for Veterans by David Wilcox

  When veterans return home from active duty and combat, they often face several challenges. Some may have physical disabilities, some may have psychological issues, and some may have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One resource that helps veterans in these situations is a service dog. Service dogs are available to…

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Saturday, January 7th, 2017 @ 12:28PM

Hudson Valley Honor Flights April 8th and May 20th

Honor Flight Network recognizes American veterans for your sacrifices and achievements by flying you to Washington, D.C. to see YOUR memorial at no cost. Top priority (for which we are currently accepting applications) is given to World War II & Korean War and terminally ill veterans from all wars. In…

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Friday, December 9th, 2016 @ 1:22PM

How To Enjoy The Holidays When You Have PTSD by David Wilcox

Photo via Pixabay by Snufkin Living with PTSD can be stressful and difficult, to say the least, but when the holidays roll around many sufferers find it harder to cope with than usual. The stress of family get-togethers, shopping, and the possibility of an influx of bad memories can make…

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Friday, December 9th, 2016 @ 1:20PM

The Best Tips For Veterans On Avoiding Stress During The Holidays by David Wilcox

Photo via Pixabay by TPSDave For many people, the holidays are more than just a time to get together with family and friends. This time of year can bring about stress, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and bad memories for veterans and those who live with PTSD, and it’s important to…

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Bergen County American Legion Convention Rochelle Park NJ

Bergen County American Legion Convention Rochelle Park NJ

From May 20th to May 20th

Rochelle Park NJ Memorial Day Parade and Events

Rochelle Park NJ Memorial Day Parade and Events

From May 29th to May 29th

Department of New Jersey American Legion Convention Wildwood NJ

Department of New Jersey American Legion Convention Wildwood NJ

From June 06th to June 11th

Flag Retirement Ceremony & Americanism Awards

Flag Retirement Ceremony & Americanism Awards

From June 14th to June 14th

Come Down for Our Annual Car Show at Post 170

Come Down for Our Annual Car Show at Post 170

From June 25th to June 25th

DJ Music in Lounge @ 8pm FREE Admission

DJ Music in Lounge @ 8pm FREE Admission

From July 15th to July 15th

American Legion Poker Run to Support Save A Warrior

American Legion Poker Run to Support Save A Warrior

From August 06th to August 06th

Post 170 Family Annual Picnic Open to the Public

Post 170 Family Annual Picnic Open to the Public

From August 12th to August 12th