Story by Rick Hiduk / Photos provided by Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Anna Bahr, the Pennsylvania woman whose ashes were found in the backyard of a home in Bradenton, FL, will finally join her husband in eternal rest. A caretaker of the home discovered a weathered cardboard box along a
Submitted Article Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced that additional monthly assistance hours will be available to area veterans and their families in her Dallas district office, located at 105 Lt. Michael Cleary Drive, beginning in September. Brian Stolarski, department service officer with the American Legion, will offer appointments from
Submitted Article/Photo by R. Brown In an effort to honor all area Vietnam-era veterans, the office of Sen. Pat Toomey (PA) and state Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) will co-host a ceremony honoring Bradford County Vietnam veterans. The ceremony will take place on Monday, April 1, from 4–5 p.m. at the
Submitted Article The Bradford County Office of Veterans Affairs has received $10,000 of grant money through the Veterans Trust Fund, according to a release from the office of Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna). “I am thrilled to congratulate the Bradford County Office of Veterans Affairs on receiving this funding,” said Pickett.
Submitted Article The Pennsylvania Treasury recently announced the launch of a new state website dedicated to reuniting military decorations that have been reported as unclaimed property with their rightful owners, according to Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming). The search function is accessible on Treasury’s website, www.patreasury.gov. It allows users to search their names,
Submitted Article State Sen. Lisa Baker invites veterans of all ages and from all service eras to utilize the Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars Service Officer Network to receive free information and assistance for government benefits including VA healthcare, compensation, pension, education and dependent benefits. Surviving spouses can also use
Submitted Article State Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) is looking to recognize residents of the 117th District who are Pennsylvania veterans from the Korean War era. “Approximately 200,000 Pennsylvanians served in the Korean Conflict, with nearly 37,000 of them losing their life during their service,” said Boback. “My hope is to pay tribute to
Jeff Swire (top, center) gives the lay of the land for this weekend’s “Fish for the Fallen” at Patriots Cove to volunteer mentors (from left) Ben Hubbell of Noxen, John Pittenger of Tunkhannock, P.J. Burgess of Black Walnut, Dave Thompson of Montrose, Pete Hatton of Camptown, and Larry White of