The 1414th Sunset March of Saturday, September, 1 has been a very special one. The daily remembrance march in honor of the 48 killed American soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division is usually run by some former soldiers. Now hundreds of interested parties were standing on the bridge to applaud the two special participants. Unusual, because the Sunset March is normally sober and subdued. The […]
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Robert DeVinney, veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, took part on September, 20, 2017 in the Sunset March. Robert and his son, former US military as well, joined in the Nijmegen-Albany-week. Their stay was sponsored by the vfonds.nl .
Paul Grondahl in the Times Union of August 30, 2017 about the celebration of 70 years ‘sister cities’ in Nijmegen this september. Click here to read the article.
Anja Adriaans, founder and chair of FAN, gave a lecture and film screening on May,10th, 2017 on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the friendship between Albany and Nijmegen Click >> Albany Institute of History & Art
Students from Nijmegen and American sister city Albany will have live contact with each other today. A Skype session will be started at 14.30 at the Mondial College in Leuvensbroek, Nijmegen. Sixteen third year havo/vwo students will be sitting behind a computer to start a conversation with twelve peers of the Albany Academies. It will […]
Thank you for the invitation, mr. Shawn Crowley, US Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy to be part of the „Who is the President? „ breakfast at Kurhaus in the Hague.
By Paul Grondahl/Times Union, August 5, 2016 Bridge, The Crossing, honors 48 Americans killed in WWII battle >> Used with permission and previously published in the Times Union. “Left, right, left, right, left,” U.S. Army Lt. Col. Demetrius Green said softly, as he held an American flag aloft and kept cadence for a phalanx of marching […]
Photo Ger Loeffen. By Paul Grondahl/Times Union July 26, 2016 Albany >> Used with permission and previously published in the Times Union. I have just returned from a week’s assignment in Nijmegen, the oldest city in the Netherlands and Albany’s sister city, and I was struck by the restorative power of long walks. It may […]