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  • Better care for our veterans is needed

    Better care for our veterans is needed
    As we remember those who have served country on this Veteran's Day, it should be noted that the systems that provide care for our veterans are being stretched to the breaking point ("After VA scandal, American Legion director sees wait times and service...
  • Veterans Day events Tuesday

    Veterans Day events Tuesday
    Veterans Day observance: Hosted by American Legion Post 286 Family. During the 11 a.m. ceremony, each veteran will receive a thank you gift from the Auxiliary Unit 286. After the ceremony, a BBQ dinner will be available for for $7. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. ,...
  • Veterans Day events

    Veterans Day events
    Newport News World War I exhibit. Nov. 9, 1 p.m., the Virginia War Museum, 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, opens a new exhibit, "Artillery on the Western Front: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive 1918," which marks the 100th anniversary of World War I with...
  • Longtime Manchester Memorial Hospital Pharmacist Dies At 94

    Martin Aroian, a longtime pharmacist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Oct. 11. He was 94. Aroian was born in Hartford in 1919. He was a state singles tennis champion at Hartford Public High School. After graduating from the University of...
  • East Ridge High students to present 'Diary of Anne Frank'

    The East Ridge High School theater department will present "The Diary of Anne Frank" at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 through 21 in the school auditorium, 1322 Excalibur Road, Clermont. "The Diary of Anne Frank" adapted by Wendy Kesselman from the original Frances...
  • Deerfield High graduate killed in action as Navy SEAL to be honored

    Deerfield Beach plans to mark Veterans Day this year by dedicating a memorial to a man who went from the math club and tennis team at Deerfield Beach High School to giving his life for his country in the mountains of Afghanistan. A helicopter carrying...
  • Newington Honors Veterans

    NEWINGTON -- The town marked Veterans Day Tuesday with a solemn ceremony in the atrium of town hall attended by about 100 people. The event marked the 28th anniversary of the town's veterans memorial, which was dedicated by then-Gov. William A. O'Neill,...
  • Veterans remembered at area parades, ceremonies

     Veterans remembered at area parades, ceremonies
    Military veterans and politicians packed into the city's annual Veterans Day ceremony at Soldier Field, calling on Chicagoans to work to make sure people who have served in the armed forces have jobs and places to live. The event served as a chance...
  • 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...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • 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...