Photo submitted by Mark Casell

Supervisor Bud Milligan accepts $5000 from Winterfest for the Veteran’s Memorial Wall to be located in the Town Park.

Pictured is Mark and Diane Casell, Bud Milligan, Conrad Borucki, and Gary Wagner. The veterans memorial will represent 70+ military that have sacrificed their lives defending America, from the War of 1812 to present. The War Memorial will be 10 feet tall and shaped like an ‘A’ for Alden.

The granite wall and accompanying benches and pavers, are being funded through memorial donations. Residents can purchase pavers and have their veterans memorialized for people to see for generations. There is still a need for about $10,000 to fully fund the project. Make a donation at or by calling 716-901-0773, designating your donation for the Alden War Memorial. To donate contact Bud at the Alden Town Hall (937-6969).