Tag: Veterans Committee

Veterans committee to honor Vietnam vets

The town of Southington veterans committee announced it will host a Vietnam era veterans commemoration recognition ceremony on June 15 at 2 p.m. at Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. The commemoration will recognize all veterans, and their…

Commentary: Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer

The Southington Veterans Committee has been assisting veterans and their families by directing them to various state, federal and local resources that are available to them. We assist in directing veterans that suffer post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) or traumatic brain…

Residents honor local veterans

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Southington residents young and old participated in an array of Veterans Day commemorations across the town. Veterans Day 2018 was a unique celebration, marking 100 years after the end of World War I. “One hundred…

Editorial: A community forum

It sounded like a bold statement when the Observer’s founder, the late Anthony Urillo, led off the newspaper’s first edition with the point blank declaration that the Observer will be the voice of the community. “In every community there exists…