Edited from submitted information The Patriots Cove team is planning their Fish for the Fallen 2020 fundraiser on Friday, May 29. The organization is also actively seeking six sponsors from the community. All proceeds from the tournament will support 2020 operations, activities, and events for injured veterans, first responders, andContinue Reading

Members of the Dennis Strong Post 457 American Legion presented colors (top) at the event and conducted the gun salute (above). Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (also published in the Rocket-Courier) A record number of people attended the annual veterans breakfast held a Triton Hose Company in Tunkhannock onContinue Reading

Photo submitted by Rep. Karen Boback Military veterans, public officials and the builders of Patriots Cove in Noxen Township, Wyoming County, reported a successful event on Saturday, the first day of trout season in northern Pennsyvania. Read more about the site here: http://www.endlessmtnlifestyles.com/?p=10220

Submitted Story The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today unanimously approved legislation authored by Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) to exclude veterans’ compensation benefits from income calculations for Commonwealth programs. “We owe our veterans a debt of gratitude,” Boback said. “This legislation is a small way to ensure their federal disability compensation orContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Tunkhannock American Legion donated $3,500 to Wounded Warriors of Pennsylvania at the Tunkhannock office of Rep. Karen Boback on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Participating in the check presentation were (from left) Walter Konopke, chaplain, American Legion Post 457; Brian Schillinger, member, American Legion Post 457; Charlie Stockage, commander,Continue Reading

Photos and Story by Rick Hiduk Bradford County Veterans Memorial Park Association (BCVMPA) members George Crowell (left) and Joe Doherty flank recently built forms for the stairway that will take visitors from the parking lot to the main park. A handicap-accessible ramp runs to the right. As a long, coldContinue Reading

(Harrisburg) – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Tina Pickett (below), representing all or portions of Bradford, Sullivan, and Susquehanna Counties, announced today. With the designation, which is available to eligible veterans atContinue Reading