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ANYTOWN, USA — In the aftermath of the terrible toll taken on human life during the Great War of 1914-1918, President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to the nation declaring that November 11 … more
With Veterans Day just around the corner, and November being Military Family Month, I wanted to write about the mental health concerns that military families may face and what they can do about … more
Innovative ideas in the community October 29 to November 4 more
I practically grew up in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). My father, Jack Simons, was a decorated Korean War Vet—and, later, VFW State Commander—who was largely responsible for … more
(NAPSI)—The heartwarming stories of abandoned dogs and the grateful families who save them are documented in the half-hour weekly syndicated docu-series “To The Rescue.” Airing nationwide, the … more
HAWLEY, PA — VetStock is a local not-for-profit organization founded in 2012 with the sole mission of “raising funds in order to support those veteran organizations that have not … more
HAWLEY, PA — On Monday, August 31, the Country Club at Woodloch Springs hosted their seventh annual Folds of Honor Golf Classic. Folds of Honor (FOH) was founded in May 2007 by Major Dan … more
Sullivan Masonic Lodge awards scholarships LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan Lodge #521, Free and Accepted Masons has been awarding college scholarships to graduating high school students in Sullivan … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — “Now it’s worse than ever. You see pieces about homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angles,” said Doug Sandberg of the homeless situation in America, … more
(NAPSI)—From a World War I veteran who lost both legs to a Vietnam vet suffering the effects of Agent Orange to a young Marine with post-traumatic stress disorder finding her way after returning … more
WMH rededicated to veterans HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) rededicated its healthcare facility in honor of all area veterans. The event was part of Wayne Memorial’s … more
HONESDALE, PA — Anyone who has driven through downtown Honesdale recently has likely seen what’s different: The streets are now lined with banners of the community’s military … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Teddy Daniels knows how to create a stir on social media. On May 8, he posted a video of himself firing a couple of shots from a semi-automatic rifle before turning to the … more
Masked up for trash pick up HONESDALE, PA — On May 16, Honesdale Rotary collected almost 40 bags of trash off its dedicated section of Route 191 North. COVID-19 may have inspired masking but … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — “A lot of people come to us, either as their first resort or their last resort,” said John Crotty, head of the county’s veterans service agency that … more
Mark Herbert is well equipped to help veterans train and receive service dogs.  He should know. He has one. A lifelong resident of Hortonville, and an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Coast … more
What's going on in your community January 30 to February 5 more
GLEN SPEY, NY — In a poignant melding of social studies, family pride and patriotism, Mackenzie pre-Kindergarteners through sixth graders created a heroes’ wall honoring their relatives … more
HONESDALE, PA — “Who better to advocate for peace than veterans?” asked Warren Schloesser, service officer with American Legion Post 254, local attorney and Vietnam War-era veteran, … more
ELDRED, NY — They came to honor. From a babe in arms and pre-school children to nonagenarians, nearly 150 townspeople set aside a few minutes to pay tribute to those who have defended our … more
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