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  • Omaha Beach survivor Neal Brundage shares his story at Veterans Day program

    Omaha Beach survivor Neal Brundage shares his story at Veterans Day program
    During World War II Neal Brundage, a medic in the U.S. Navy, was involved in a terrifying incident in the English Channel. He hadn't talked about it for seven decades, but he broke his silence at Windsor's Veteran's Day Observance Ceremony Nov. 11 at Town...
  • Veterans Day ceremony salutes service

    Veterans Day ceremony salutes service
    He stood on a hill looking down on Two Strike Park in La Crescenta Tuesday. Wearing U.S. Marine Corps dress blues, Pvt. Hosep Bahlounian rarely broke parade rest unless greeted. Most of those well-wishers were military veterans, many Bahlounian didn&...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...