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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oberweis campaigns at ice cream shop; Durbin with Michelle Obama

    Oberweis campaigns at ice cream shop; Durbin with Michelle Obama
    On the final weekend before Election Day, U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis met with friends Saturday at a “soft opening” of a new Oberweis Ice Cream and Dairy store in Bolingbrook, one of many stops on his campaign schedule. The Republican...
  • 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...