Post Officers

Walter Graf
1st Vice
Eugene Kuhar
2nd Vice
Richard Simmons
3rd Vice
Thomas Leake
Post Adjutant
William Mastin
Finance Officer
James Smith 
Sgt At Arms
Stan Seidl
Matthew Young
Judge Advocate
John Young
Service Officer
Larry Lafaver
Post Historian

Tim Petrie
Dan Johnson
Gerald Bloss
Dan Lewis
Ralph Rivers

Executive Board
Gerald Bloss
Reggie Smith
James Lunderman


Post 789 Information

We are the American Legion Bassett-Baxter Post 789 of Carthage, New York.  Chartered August 1, 1920, we are "Veterans serving Veterans."  For directions to the post, click here.

415 West Street
Carthage NY 13619-1634
Fax: 315-493-0752

Bar Hours
Monday, Noon to 11 PM
Tuesday, Noon to 11 PM
Wednesday, Noon to 12 Midnight
Thursday, Noon to 12 Midnight
Friday, Noon to 1 AM
Saturday, Noon to 12 Midnight
Sunday, Noon to 9 PM

We are closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Please note that all non-members will sign the guest book and guests shall leave with their sponsors.
Happy St. Patrick's Day
Corn Beef and Cabbage Dinner and Dance ... Saturday March 15.

Corn beef , cabbage, carrots, red skinned potatoes and dessert. Cooked by our very own Jimmy Smith. Take-outs available 4:30-5PM, 493-2787 and dinner from 5-7 pm. Cost:  adults $10.00, children’s meal *(1/2 portion) $5.00. Cost for the dinner and dance $15.00. Dance Starts at 7:30 and runs until 11:30.  Cost at the door $7.00. Constant Velocity DJ service.

Book your event with us
Our facilities are available for public use.  Book your party, reception or other event.  Call us at 315-493-2787 for details and cost.
Friday Fish Fry
Starting February 28 and running through May 2, from 5 until 7 PM.  Take-outs are available from 4:30 to 5 PM.  

Broiled or deep fried haddock ... $10.00

This includes macaroni and cheese or French fries, with cole slaw, dinner roll and tea or coffee.  

Chicken fingers (3) ... $8.00

Also includes macaroni and cheese or French fries, with cole slaw, dinner roll and tea or coffee.

Seniors/children's meal ... $6.00

Side orders available

Fish only ... $7.00
Macaroni and cheese ... $4.00
Chicken tenders (3) ... $6.00
French fries ... $2.00
Cole slaw ... $1.00

For more information, call 493-2787.

Commander's MessageI
Results of the nomination of Officers for the 2014-2015 year are as follows:
  • Commander -Walter Graf
  • 1st Vice-Eugene Kuhar
  • 2nd Vice -Dick Simmons
  • 3rd Vice -Tom Leake
  • Adjutant -Bill Mastin
  • Finance Officer -Jimmy Smith
  • Sgt At Arms -Stan Seidl
  • Chaplain -Matthew Young
  • Judge Advocate –Bernie Boulio
  • Historian—Dave Converse
  • Service Officer –Terry Neibacher


  • G. W. Bloss
  • Dan Lewis
  • Ralph Rivers
  • Tim Petrie
  • Dan Johnson

Executive Committee

  • Jim Lunderman
  • Reggie Smith
  • Tim Earle

Elections will be held at the April 8th meeting and installation will be on the 10th of May.

Walter Graf, Commander

Never forget, we are here for our veterans

Cell phones for calling cards
Donate your old cell phone for a one-hour calling card for troops overseas.  The drop-off box is at the Legion Post.
Farmers' Market
Every Friday from 7 AM until 2 PM, May 31 through October 25.

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