New York American Legion Press Association

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News               Updated 11/19/18

 

NYALPA at 2018 National Convention

Members Elected:
  • Bob Stronach, Vice President
  • Kevin Harrington, Director
 
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NYALPA Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon
2018 ‘Best Paper’ & Communication Contest Award Winners

    

Category A – No entries

Category B – Post Publications - Past Department Presidents Award

Category B1 - First Place:  Marne Post 270 - Editor: Shirley Connolly

Category B1 - Second Place: The Bugle - Editor: Richard M. Ambrosino

 Category B2 - First Place:  The Greenlawn Bugle - Editor: Robert Santo 

          Category B3 – No entries

Category C – Website -    Past Detachment Commanders Award

          Category C1 - First Place:  www.merrickpost1282.org - Webmaster: Richard M. Ambrosino

Category C3 - First Place:  www.sonsdny.org  - Webmaster: Gabe Cinquegrana

Category D – Editorial – No entries - Michael J. Kogutek, PNC

Category E – Scrap Book– No entries - Phyllis Bachman, PNP Award

Category F – Miscellaneous– No entries - Christopher R. Cerullo, PNC

Category G – Public Relations– No entries - Fang A. Wang, PNP Award

Category H – Social Media

First Place:  https://www.facebook.com/MerrickPost1282/  - Webmaster: Richard M. Ambrosino

Category I– Visual Media

First Place: John Gray - Anchor: WTEN ABC Channel 10

           Submitted by Jeff French Minkler-Seery American Legion Post #252

 

 
 
 
 
 
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NYALPA at 2017 National Convention
 
Members re-elected: Kevin Harrington, Vice President, Bob Stronach, Director.
 
President Trump signed a law requiring the VA hospital to respond to appeals in a timely manner.
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2017 BEST PAPER & COMMUNICATION CONTEST

Only Categories (letters) and sub-categories (numbers) with winners (in blue) are listed.

A. County/District Publications Past Department Commanders Award           

     1. American Legion 300 or more members

1st:  The Legion-Air Erie County American Legion - James Bojanowski Editor

B. Post Publications Past Department Presidents Award
    
1. American Legion Posts 15-150 members

1st: American Legion Marne Post 270 Newsletter - Shirley Connolly, Editor
2nd: The Bugle - Merrick Post 1280 - Richard M. Ambrosino, Editor


     2. American Legion Posts 151-300 members

1st: Greenlawn Bugle American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 - Robert Santo, Editor

 

     3. American Legion Posts over 300 members

1st: Reveille Hamburg Post 527 - Paul Steward, Editor

2nd: The Bugle Seeley B. Parish Post 457 - Barb Kesel

 

C. Website Past Detachment Commanders Award
    
1. American Legion (Post/County/District/Department)      

1st: merrickpost1282.org - Richard M. Ambrosino, Webmaster

 

D. Editorial Michael J. Kogutek PNC Award
    
1. Written by a member in organization publication

     1st: Home at Last - Editorial in Post 1645 News - Dorolyn Perry, Editor

 

F. Miscellaneous - Cristopher R. Cerullo, PNC Award
    1. Any publication from any affiliated organization not covered in other categories

      1st: Sons of The American Legion Radio, Squadron 135 - Kenneth G. Kraetzer, Director

 
 
 Submit by May 10
 
 

If any member is interested in running for an office,
receiving an appointment or nominating another member,
please email us at: NYAmericanLegionPressAsso@gmail.com
attn: Nominations Chairperson Anne Harrington
 
 
 

NYALPA at 2016 National Convention

Members Elected:
  • Kevin Harrington, Vice President
  • Bob Stronach, Director

Many thanks for representing NY:

  • Priscilla Imburgia, President;
  • Lynda Pixley, Vice President

 

 

Award Winners:

Annual NALPA Best Media Contest Winners:

George W. Hooten Award
Category 1 A -  Department over 40,000 members

3rd Place:        Department of New York
Publication:      Department of New York, Editor Robert Stronach

Category 1 B -  Department under 40,000 members

3rd Place:        Detachment of New York
Publication:      The Liberty , Editor Gabe Cinquegrana

Mary B Howard Award
Category 5 - Department Website

3rd Place:        Department of New York
Website:         
www.nylegion.org , Web Master Robert Stronach