On Nov. 10, military personnel (top, seated, from left) Carol Crawford, U.S. Navy veteran; Robert White, U.S. Army WWII veteran; Barbara Martin, U.S. Army photographer; Paul DeWitt, U.S. Army WWII veteran; and Joyce Herrington, U.S. Army nurse are honored by (standing) Rep. Tina Pickett, auxiliary president Anne Eastabrook, and auxiliaryContinue Reading

Edited from submitted materials Rep. Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) participated in a Quilts of Valor Ceremony on Saturday at VFW Post 6824 in Rome, where a group of local veterans who have been “touched by war” were honored. Recipients included (seated, from left) state treasurer Stacy Garrity, whose quilt Pickett, BurtonContinue Reading

Edited from submitted materials A Quilts of Valor Ceremony was held for eight veterans during the 5th Annual Northern Tier Veterans Picnic at Mountaineer Park in Monroeton on June 11. Handmade quilts were awarded to veterans who have been “touched by war,” according to the Quilts of Valor Foundation. TheContinue Reading

Rep. Karen Boback participated in a Commemorative Pinning Ceremony for local Vietnam Veterans on Friday evening at the Wall That Heals display in Tunkhannock. Gerard Beaucheane (left) of Tunkhannock is seen stepping up to Rep. Boback as (from left) George Gay (Ret.-USMC), Wyoming County commissioner Ernie King, Examiner reporter KevinContinue Reading

Hunts For Healing representatives Pete Hatton (top, left) and John Piccotti (right) present a plaque of appreciation to Tammy Bonnice of Williams Companies. Hunts For Healing, situated at Ringneck Ridge Hunting Preserve on the border of Bradford and Susquehanna counties near Laceyville, has provided recreational opportunities and camaraderie for woundedContinue Reading

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

As a room full of supporters looks on, VFW Post 8675 commander Bill Struble and Linda Besley present World War II veteran and prisoner of war Gerald Spencer with a medal and special coin to thank him for his service and valor. Photos and story by Rick Hiduk (Exclusive toContinue 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=10220Continue Reading