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  • A thankful community remembers veterans

    When Pastor Charles Seivard began the invocation to the Veterans' Day service at Oscar Swanson Park in North Grosvenordale, he brought home the import of the day. "Think of one individual who served," he said. "See their faces, speak their names, remember...
  • Wreaths Across America to honor veterans

    At noon Dec. 13, American Legion Post 219 in Fruitland Park will aid Wreaths Across America in honoring our veterans by laying wreaths on the graves of veterans in Shiloh Cemetery on Shiloh Street in Fruitland Park. Wreaths Across America pursues its...
  • Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose
    The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor. "Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...
  • Veterans Day speeches focus on support for those who served

    Veterans Day speeches focus on support for those who served
    Speakers at the American Legion Post 222 Veterans Day celebration Tuesday seemed to voice a common refrain: Serve the men and women who served the country. It's the best way to say thank you to U.S. military members, past and present, Frank Daniel...
  • Gloucester Board OKs rezoning proposal

    Gloucester Board OKs rezoning proposal
    The proposal for a 218-unit apartment complex, commercial site and new American Legion building on Route 17 in Gloucester County will move forward. Thursday night, the Gloucester Board of Supervisors approved the rezoning of 38 acres across from the...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12

     Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Veterans Day pancake breakfast To show...
  • Southington Pair To Play Baseball At UConn

    Southington Pair To Play Baseball At UConn
    SOUTHINGTON – Southington's Zac Susi and Liam Scafariello, who play on a team of traditional excellence, signed letters of intent Wednesday with another team of traditional excellence — UConn. "The facilities, coaching staff, the program,...
  • Bugler offers a final goodbye at veterans' funerals and other services

    Bugler offers a final goodbye at veterans' funerals and other services
    Richard Grogan slipped on white gloves before lifting his bugle from its case. Built to the 74-year-old Army reservist and Navy veteran's liking, the 4-year-old brass instrument has been Grogan's partner at fellow veterans' funerals and other events....
  • Community celebrates La Crescenta beautification project

    Community celebrates La Crescenta beautification project
    Crescenta Valley Town Council President Robbyn Battles sat on a bench at the corner of Rosemont and Orange avenues on Saturday. Her eyes scanned what stood in front of her. Benches bearing the names of sponsors such as the American Legion Verdugo-Hills...
  • Huntington Beach ceremony salutes veterans

    Huntington Beach ceremony salutes veterans
    The city and American Legion Post 133 celebrated Veterans Day on Tuesday with a ceremony at Huntington Beach Pier Plaza. The event featured musical performances, a prayer by the Huntington Beach Interfaith Council and a keynote speech by Army Reserve...