The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives within the last week have approved a bill that would rename the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, at 3900 Woodland Ave. in West Philadelphia, in memory of Army Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz, a Cardinal Dougherty High School graduate who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery in the Vietnam War.
Torresdale Library held a Veterans Day program on Monday. Local veterans met with Joseph Buckley, service officer for the state Veterans of Foreign Wars, to learn about benefits from the Veterans Affairs.
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Nicholas Kozankywycz, of Burholme, became Boy Scout Troop 321’s latest Eagle Scout earlier this month, during a Court of Honor at the Presentation BVM church hall.
Snow days erase school days off
Beverly Plosa-Bowser, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, last week entered the Republican primary in the 13th Congressional District.
Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 20 on Sunday morning conducted a ceremony on the eve of Veterans Day at the longstanding war memorial on the Abraham Lincoln High School campus.