Tag: Veterans Day

Remembering Southington’s sacrifice

Local veteran Norm Giroux, right, reads a proclamation on behalf of American Legion Post 72 during a wreath presentation at Kennedy Middle School on Thursday, Nov. 15. Eighth grade students presented the wreaths to honor Southington’s World War I veterans.…

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…

Legion honors Veterans Day

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 honored Veteran’s Day with a moving ceremony at the Town Green on Saturday, Nov. 11, accompanied by the Knights of Columbus, Marine Corps Color Guard, local Boy Scout troops,…

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

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

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 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…