Navy vet welds symbols of American strength, unity out of stainless steel

CHESHIRE, Mass. (NEWS10) — A Berkshire County man is using his skills from his days of serving in the U.S. Navy to build works of art. In his Cheshire, Massachusetts workshop, Gary Czarnecki lights up when he’s doing what he loves.  “Whatever I created, I want it to be immediately recognizable,” Czarnecki explained. ‘Freedom’ a … Read more

Albany celebrates Henry Johnson Day

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany officials commemorated a local historical hero on Saturday with a wreath-laying ceremony at Henry Johnson Park. That’s because it was Henry Johnson Day, honoring the 104th anniversary of his enlistment in World War I. 369th Regiment vets Jim Dandles and Ronald Wilson with Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Henry Johnson … Read more

Man details encounter with WWII Captain in memoir that connects him to hero’s son

CAPITAL REGION, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Niskayuna man’s chance encounter with a World War II hero impacted him so much, he published it in his memoir. The book made its way across the country to that hero’s son, in a story that now spans 75 years. Falcon Jet on tarmac in Greenville, SC It was … Read more