Tag Archives: American Legion Post 274

Vet’s Hall’s canteen conundrum – read the neighbors’ complaints to ABC

Vet’s Hall’s canteen conundrum – read the neighbors’ complaints to ABC

“We applaud the positive community work of the veterans and we want to support their efforts,” McHaney wrote. “We do not want to see the positive work of the veterans marred by unintended impacts on a generally quiet residential neighborhood.”

PastaLuego vacates Arcata Vets Hall amid dealbreaking disagreements

Last Thursday, an environmental food scientist from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) inspected the facility to ascertain its adequacy for wholesale food preparation. The aged kitchen’s antiquated fixtures and storage practices failed on several counts, requiring repair and remediation before it may be used for wholesale production. 

Korean War MIA soldier coming home to Arcata

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – On April 19, Arcata resident Lois Justus Hyman went out to her car to get her phone, and found on it a voice mail from her husband. He said the U.S. Army had called and told him that the remains of Lois’s father had been discovered, recovered

Arcata veterans hold 9/11 memorial service on the Plaza in honor of Patriot Day

  Mad River Union ARCATA PLAZA – As part of the 9/11 Patriot Day Ceremony, Arcata veterans and civic leaders joined this morning in remembrance of those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. American Legion Post 274 Commander Jeff Sterling lowered the flags on the flagpole to half staff. The American flag is a new one.

Arcata’s Legionnaires pledge to smash autocracy, announce burlesque show

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – On a warm, sunny Friday evening, only about one-10th of American Legion Post 274’s 111 members  turned out for the June 1 monthly meeting at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building. So most member vets missed out on the grandeur and pageantry of the swearing-in of the post’s

Plans to move and keep the McKinley statue proceed concurrently

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The statue of president William McKinley towered once again over the American Legion Post 274/Boy Scout Troop 9 Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday morning, possibly for the last time. But not certainly, despite the City Council’s historic decision to take out the 112-year-old Plaza fixture. Petition to keep