Utica, NY (WIBX) - The American Legion is honoring two local heroes for their hard work and dedication, Oneida County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Burger and Rome Police Officer Donald Moore were honored today, at a ceremony held at the Oneida County Executive's office.

Deputy Michael Burger was shot while pursuing a bank robbery suspect last July and Officer Moore's heroic actions prevented a deadly shooting rampage at a New York Mills wireless communications store.