Author Archives: Helen McLean

Children’s Peace Park Dedication

On Saturday May 8th, the day before Mother’s Day, a group of peacemakers, performers and families gathered at the newly created Children’s Peace Park within Otsiningo Park. Photos and video below. Cecily O’Neil, our Emcee, introduced Children’s Peace Park and … Continue reading

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Children’s Peace Park

On Saturday, May 8, 11am, we will dedicate the Children’s Peace Park in Otsiningo Park with poetry, music and dance. See photos of the dedication of Children’s Peace Park.

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Tree Planting Memorial

On a beautiful Fall day, members of our local VFP planted trees in the memory of Dick McLean, George Haeseler and Arvid Antonson. These trees are planted in Floyd West Park at the intersection of Chapman and Court Streets in … Continue reading

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We’re Number 88! We’re Number 88! US Ranked Low on Global Peace Index

2012 Global Peace Index shows slightly more peaceful world from 2009 – Common Dreams staff The just released 2012 Global Peace Index (GPI) from the Institute for Economics and Peace shows that the world has become slightly more peaceful over … Continue reading

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United States Values Profit Over Peace

Letter to the Editor, May 24, 2010, Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin By George Damasevitz As we observe yet another Memorial Day, we are saddened to have added the names of over 400 more Americans to the list of those sacrificed … Continue reading

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