Tag Archives: Arcata Veterans Memorial Building

Korean War MIA soldier coming home to Arcata

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

Boy Scout Troop 9 leaves the Arcata Vets Hall after 77 years

Kevin L. HooverMad River Union ARCATA – After more than 77 years, Arcata’s Boy Scout Troop 9 is gone from the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building. The troop has  lost the Vets Hall’s sponsorship when its membership fell to a single scout, a decision announced at the Dec. 7 meeting of the American Legion by Commander

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

This year’s OysterFest kicks off Saturday with a party at the Vets Hall

Arcata Main Street ARCATA VETS HALL – Join Arcata Main Street for Oysters! Oysters! and more fresh Oysters at the Oyster Festival Kick Off Party Saturday, May 5 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Arcata Veterans Memorial Building, 1425 J St.  A fresh oyster reception takes place from 5 to 7 p.m.  Local oyster

Growing Arcata Vets Hall hits headwinds

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata Veterans Memorial Building and the organizations it houses continue to meet, eat, work, dream, improve and expand the venerable J Street facility. Friday night saw a lively meeting of American Legion Post 274 in the Great Hall, while downstairs in the Whiskey Locker canteen, the

Arcata Vets start volunteer community cleanups

Mad River Union ARCATA – Further extending its community service and outreach, the Arcata’s Veterans Group is undertaking regular volunteer cleanup days. Sophia D. Bogner, president of the Legion Auxiliary and a Humboldt State Environmental Science major, must conduct community service via an internship as a graduation requirement. With the Vets Hall as her service

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