Tag: Veterans Day

Local veterans are honored for their service


On Friday, Nov. 11, locals celebrated veterans during Veterans Day events throughout the community. From a ceremony at the town green to pre-game activities at the Blue Knight football game, Southington’s veterans were honored throughout the day. Above, a student…

The Summit honors its veterans

A resident at The Summit at Plantsville salutes the camera during Veteran’s Day celebrations.

The Summit At Plantsville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center honored their veterans in several ways on Veterans Day. The day started off with a specially made and festive breakfast, which included a number of veterans from the VFW. Nearly 40 veterans…

Hatton salutes our veterans

Hatton School Veterans -National Anthem-Ann Marie Pulvermacher (music teacher) LT. Col. Walter

Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS On Wednesday, Nov. 11, students at Hatton Elementary School took time from their studies to celebrate Veteran’s Day with some hands-on history. [portfolio_slideshow id=16375] CLICK TO ENLARGE

Town thanks its local veterans

By Lisa Capobianco
Numerous veterans from around the area participated in the annual Veterans Day celebration held on the town green Monday.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer For veteran Edison Occhi, the Korean War continues to serve as a vivid memory full of heartache and pain. He served 21 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, and enlisted at the age of 17-and-half…

Schools honor area veterans

Cover Veterans Day-Derynosky-Louis Collar veteran 42-46 army signal corp- resented a flag by Giancarlo Dominello

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Students throughout the Southington school district expressed their patriotism and appreciation for military men and women through Veterans Day celebrations, welcoming family members and friends who have served in the past and present. During a…

Applebee’s to treat veterans on Nov. 11

Applebee’s will continue its tradition of free thank you meals to veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11. Applebee’s is also encouraging Guests to show their gratitude by leaving a message for current and former military…