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Local World War II Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

It was a day of honor and celebration for a decorated World War II veteran in our area.

08/13/2014

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After More Than 60 Years, Local Veteran Receives Purple Heart

Sixty years after returning from war, a Northeast Philadelphia man gets the medal he deserves.

08/11/2014

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A Family Reunion Turns Into A Hero’s Welcome In Philadelphia

It was a surprise hero’s welcome for a World War II veteran who doesn’t think he’s a hero at all.

06/16/2014

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Veteran Tells His Story Of Courage And Bloodshed On The 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Like so many of the “Greatest Generation” Abe was young, barely 21, jumping from his landing craft, struggling through the waves.

06/06/2014

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Man Gets Life Term In Slaying Of Homeless Veteran

A man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of a homeless veteran near a train station outside Philadelphia last summer.

06/06/2014

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Local Veteran To Speak At Memorial Day Observance In Society Hill

Kevin McCloskey of Philadelphia, who was wounded while fighting in Afghanistan in 2008, will be one of the speakers.

05/24/2014

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Sen. Coons Surprises A World War II Vet With 5 Medals

Strawbridge decided it was the perfect time to share the spotlight with his uncle, Francis Weaver, who was an Army technician during World War II.

04/17/2014

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Man Accused Of Stabbing Homeless Vet In Bucks County Facing More Charges

Authorities say a man charged in the stabbing death of a homeless veteran outside a suburban Philadelphia train station recently tried to kill a fellow Bucks County prison inmate.

04/01/2014

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Upper Darby Cop Arrested And Charged With DUI

A 19-year-veteran of the Upper Darby Police Department has been arrested and charged with DUI and other related offenses.

03/06/2014

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Double Amputee Veteran Cycling 5,400 Miles To Raise $1M For Veterans

A Marine Veteran who lost both his legs after stepping on an IED in Afghanistan is determined to raise $1 million for veterans like himself, all with a push of a petal.

11/08/2013

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16-Year Police Veteran Suspended With Intent To Dismiss

Philadelphia Commissioner Charles Ramsey has suspended 16-year police veteran Officer Ronald Dove for 30 days and plans to fire him.

11/08/2013

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Philadelphia Firefighter Receives 2013 “Firefighter of the Year Award”

Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers and Mr. Rick Coppola, President of the Philadelphia Fire Department Historical Corporation, proudly announced Firefighter Brandon Mlodzinski of Ladder 12/A, has received the 2013 “Firefighter of the Year Award.”

10/11/2013

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Suspect In Custody For Punching Veteran In The Face

Police have arrested Garry Beauford in connection with the assault of a military veteran who was running across the country in support of veterans.

10/03/2013

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Philadelphia Veteran Using Music To Help Self, Others

Verna Ingram did two tours in Iraq with the Army and when he left the military he struggled with depression.

06/15/2013

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Philadelphia Team, Suburban Recruiting Firm Team Up To Help Veterans Get Jobs

A Montgomery County staffing solutions and recruiting firm is teaming up with the Philadelphia Soul Arena Football team in late June in an effort to get more veterans into the workforce.

06/01/2013

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