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  • 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...
  • More Veterans Day events than ever in Boca, West Boca

    More Veterans Day events than ever in Boca, West Boca
    With an estimated 1.2 million veterans living in Florida, it's no wonder that observances for veterans are growing in Boca Raton and West Boca. War-time veterans make up 75 percent of the total, with Vietnam vets the largest category, according to the...
  • Power outage momentarily dims voting at San Fernando polling places

    Power outage momentarily dims voting at San Fernando polling places
    At the polling place at San Fernando Elementary, the voting was lights out. Literally. The power inside the school’s George Lopez Auditorium went out momentarily on election day at about 10 a.m. Poll workers said they didn’t know what caused...
  • Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters

    Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters
    Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to settle a close, contentious race for governor and decide an unusually large number of ballot questions as well as races for U.S. Senate and House, the General Assembly and the County Board. Missing election...
  • America's Moms for Soldiers salutes troops with special Veterans Day concert

    America's Moms for Soldiers salutes troops with special Veterans Day concert
    America's Moms for Soldiers volunteers are usually busy preparing care packages to send to U.S. troops in Afghanistan. But on Nov. 9, America's Moms salutes troops past and present with a Veterans Day Concert. The free concert will take place at 4 p.m....
  • Gloucester Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday

    With Election Day on Tuesday, the Gloucester Board of Supervisors will hold its monthly meeting on a Wednesday this month. The board is set to meet tonight at 7 p.m. Colonial Courthouse. The agenda includes a presentation on the county's...