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  • 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,...
  • Naperville honors veterans

    Naperville honors veterans
    Twenty-five years after dedicating Veterans Park, Naperville residents gathered there Tuesday to honor those who have served. "We must not and we will not forget those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice so that our nation's ideals, freedoms...
  • 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...