Rye American Legion Post 128 is honored to announce that Charlie Northshield will be the keynote speaker at the Rye Veterans Day 2019 ceremony which will take place on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10:30 am at Rye City Hall.
If you recognize the name of Charlie Northshield, you should. He taught in the Rye City School District for 33 years.
He served in the US Marine Corps for 22 months including one full year in the Republic of Vietnam.
Charlie spent his formative years in Melville, NY. He received his MA degree from NYU and his BA and AA degrees from St. John’s University.
With his wife Liz, they raised their son and daughter in Rye.
He enjoys family, friends, retirement, old cars, Rye story tellers’ group and producing art.
His favorite quote is from Lou Gehrig in 1939, “I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” He feels the same.