Corps birthday

The Marine Corps League Adirondack Leathernecks Detachment 1268 celebrated the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday at La Bella’s restaurant on Nov. 4 with their families and guests. Special guests for the evening included 94-year old World War II Marine Bob Bino and Judy Vaughn, representing the Mountain Mama Quilters, who since last November in partnership with the Leathernecks, have presented over two dozen service specific quilts to Veterans at AMC-Mercy in Tupper Lake and St. Joseph's Veteran Center in Saranac Lake. Marines pictured from left to right (front row) are: Gary Sochia, Leon LeBlanc, Don Sabin, Lisa Tubridy and Tim Laturno; (back row): Don Grogan, Ed Woodard, Craig Bowman, Bob Bino, Dave Douget and Terry Tubridy. (Photo provided)