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Ceremony Held At 30th Street Station For World War II Vets

A brief wreath laying ceremony was held at 30th Street Station on Sunday honoring some 1,300 Pennsylvania Railroad employees who served during World War II and made the supreme sacrifice.

08/12/2012

Capt. April Nees felt an immediate connection with Swoop. (credit: Suzanne Monaghan)

Adoption Program Matches Veterans With Homeless Greyhounds

April Nees and Swoop were brought together through the “Hounds for Heroes” program which allows veterans to adopt greyhounds free of charge.

08/03/2012

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Health: Text To Prevent Suicide For Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its efforts to prevent veterans from taking their own life, which has become epidemic.

07/30/2012

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‘Bands Of Brothers’ Help Veterans Deal With PTSD

Some local folks are stepping forward with a unique idea to help Vets band together to help themselves and each other heal through music.

07/26/2012

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Corbett Carves Out Slice Of State Contract Pie For Small Businesses

Governor Tom Corbett has announced a new initiative to carve out a slice of state contracts for small businesses.

07/23/2012

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Thief Targets Veterans’ Graves At Chester County Cemetery

At a cemetery in Chester County, among the final resting place of some of America’s bravest sons, a thief has been lurking.

06/28/2012

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Philadelphia Teams Up With Local Organization To Provide Housing For Homeless Veterans

The City of Philadelphia teamed up with the South Philadelphia social services group CATCH, Inc. to provide housing for homeless veterans.

06/19/2012

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Rutgers Helps Army Combat High Soldier Suicide Rate

The Army has been confronting an alarming increase in the number of suicides among soldiers and it’s seeking help from an unusual source: the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository.

05/28/2012

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Taking Time To Remember On Memorial Day

In Wildwood, New Jersey Vince Deprinzio touched the names on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall. It’s one of only three in the country that is an exact half-size replica of the official wall in Washington D.C.

05/27/2012

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Online School And Financial Institution Join Forces To Help Vets

An online school has teamed up with a local financial institution to help 150 veterans get back to school and work after serving in the military.

05/06/2012

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New Jersey Rakes In The Cash From Sale Of Mega Millions Tickets

All that excitement over the record Mega Millions jackpot last weekend may not have left any of you much richer, but states that participate in the game sure are.

04/07/2012

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The New GED Exam

Research has shown that GED recipients earn no more than high school dropouts. Only one in 10 earns a college degree. The exam is in the process of changing and so is some of the instruction.

11/29/2011

New Jersey Sets Up Program To Help Vets Who Break The Law

“Many of them have come out of Iraq and Afghanistan with real needs. Substance abuse problems, sometimes mental illness, other ailments, anger management that need attention,” attorney general Paula Dow says.

11/11/2011

BLOG: Veterans Eat For Free Friday At Applebee’s

In what is becoming a tradition, Applebee’s will once again thank our nation’s veterans and troops by inviting them to their local Applebee’s for a free meal on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.  This […]

11/10/2011

(Gov. Tom Corbett.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Governor Corbett Nominates Retired General John Stevens To Civil Service Commission

Governor Corbett has signed a bill that will ensure that military veterans have representation on the state Civil Service Commission.

10/09/2011

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