| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Navy will host the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy men's basketball event on Friday, Nov. 14. The Midshipmen will welcome 2014 NCAA tournament teams Michigan State, Tennessee and Virginia Commonwealth to Alumni Hall in what they anticipate...
| May 24, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair.
This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Nearly 70 years after he returned from serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, Peter Polmen received a hero's reception at Orland Park's Memorial Day ceremony.
The ceremony honored all veterans, but Polmen was one of 15 whose names...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The Veterans of Foreign Wars, always at the center of any Memorial Day celebration — as well as Veterans Day, Fourth of July and any number of civic parades throughout the year — faces an uncertain future.
The service organization is...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Michelle Hancock remembers her father sitting in the dark in the living room listening to Billy Joel's ode to the Vietnam war, "Goodnight Saigon," as the sound of the helicopter rotors thrashed through the speakers and filled the room. Steve Hancock would...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Thomas Perry was running for safety during a battle in Vietnam in 1968 when he stopped, turned around, and returned to a position being overrun by the enemy.
There were wounded people there, and they they needed his help.
So Perry, an Army medic who...
| May 7, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Mother's Day, like motherhood itself, is fraught with peril. There are so many ways to get it wrong, so many opportunities to disappoint and be disappointed.
Those who bristle at all the gaudy consumerism often invoke such platitudes as "Every day...
| Mar 14, 2014
Those of you who have gone Christmas Light touring in the East Penn area probably are familiar with the Rauch residence at 2982 Magnolia Circle, Lower Macungie. Until the last few years, this was a must-see display. Wally Ely and......
| Jan 31, 2014
Like most area youths, Chicago Public Schools students have missed four days of classroom instruction so far this winter due to the brutal cold. But unlike most area youths, CPS students are still scheduled to get a day off on......
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:37 AM
This Veterans Day, Kiplinger's Social Security Solutions is offering veterans a free online tool to help them figure out the best strategy on claiming Social Security benefits.
It will provide a personalized report that shows how much veterans will...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:28 AM
I'm lovin' this deal!
Buy one Big Mac or Quarter Pounder With Cheese and get one for a penny at McDonald's.
The Customer Appreciation Day promotion on Veterans Day is good at participating restaurants in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach counties.