At one time, Philadelphia had at least nine different open-air streams that flowed into the Delaware River between the Pennypack Creek and the Schuylkill River.
The 70th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is Wednesday, Dec. 7, and David Christian wants to see American flags flying wherever he looks.
On the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the public is urged to display an American flag in remembrance.
As soldiers return home from war, they’re often conflicted and scarred by the overwhelming experience. The program Warrior Writers coaxes them to use pen and paper to express what they’re thinking.
As the monument nears its 25th anniversary, the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a tribute in granite that stirs pride, inspiration, and never-ending sadness.
The wars on terrorism have given women a higher profile in the military and on the battlefield. Six years ago, based on her own Army experiences, Cathy Santos started the National Alliance of Women Veterans to highlight important issues and protect their interests.
When a veteran dies at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home on Southampton Road, the death is marked with a military ceremony — and dignity.
Two Northeast soldiers went to Afghanistan on the same mission. Severely wounded, they’re now tackling the same challenges.
With the help of a teenage friend, a Holocaust survivor finds there are enough recollections of a difficult life to fill a book.