Join Our Mailing List!
Latest News:
UNION TOWNSHIP NEWS -- "Spring, Summer and Fall – Time For Rest And Relaxation After A Hard ..." -- 01 August 2019
Letters to the Editor -- "Dear Editor, I want to thank everyone who has advocated and are working to ..." -- 01 August 2019
St. Francis of Assisi Parish Festival August 18 -- "St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Finleyville will hold their annual ..." -- 01 August 2019
MMVTA Adding New Bus Stop in Monessen -- "Will Be Part Of The New Express 3 Local Route The Mid Mon Valley Transit ..." -- 01 August 2019
Whitehall Public Library to Host Author Jason ... -- "Whitehall Public Library will host a presentation, “Pittsburgh's Lost ..." -- 31 July 2019
Whiskey and Fashions Catch Spirit Of ... -- "Tastings and Pairings Flavor Historical Event A time line of vintage clothing ..." -- 31 July 2019
McMurray VFW Post 764 Auxiliary Participates in ... -- "  The Auxiliary from VFW 764 McMurray had a great time on their ..." -- 31 July 2019
Chill Out with Cool Beats Sale at J.K. Tener ... -- "Records, eight tracks, cassettes, and more are all for sale at great prices all ..." -- 31 July 2019
Pleasant Hills Public Library Children and Teen ... -- "The Pleasant Hills Public Library is offering the following programs for ..." -- 31 July 2019
Walk the History Tour During Monongahela’s 250th ... -- "While in town for Monongahela’s 250th Celebration, August 8-11, 2019, be ..." -- 31 July 2019

More than 35 veterans, representing wars and conflicts from World War II through present Iraq and Afghanistan were honored and recognized on Saturday, November 10, 2018 as part of the Smithton American Legion's 2nd Annual Veteran's Day dinner.

Smithton1 2
Guest speaker, Maj. Frank Kostik, Jr., an active-duty Army Major and former resident of Smithton addresses the audience during the annual Veteran’s Day Dinner

The event was hosted by Lt. Wayne S. Forsythe of American Legion Post 790 in Smithton, and featured guest speaker Maj. Frank Kostik, Jr., a former resident of Smithton. Kostik is an active-duty Army Major serving in the Military District of Washington as defense counsel in the Army JAG Corps. Kostik attended Yough Senior High School, earned his Bachelor of Arts from Mercyhurst University and his Juris Doctorate from Widener School of Law.

"This was a great opportunity for our veterans and their families to share in conversation, meet other local Veterans and just enjoy the day,” said Robert Prah, Commander of the American Legion in Smithton and also a Veteran of the Iraq War. Prah added "It's amazing to have Veterans of the greatest generation attend our dinner. This is just one way small way our American Legion Family gives back each year."

The American Legion was founded in 1919 and is celebrating their 100-ear centennial nationwide. For more information on the American Legion and their history, please visit: or For more information on Smithton American Legion or upcoming events, please contact 724-872-6072. The Smithton American Legion, in conjunction with the Smithton Volunteer Fire Department, will celebrate their centennial on July 13, 2019, with a parade, street fair and live music.




Pizza Station


Mon Valley Hospital

  • Prev
  • Featured Advertisers
Scroll to top