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.
April Nees and Swoop were brought together through the “Hounds for Heroes” program which allows veterans to adopt greyhounds free of charge.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its efforts to prevent veterans from taking their own life, which has become epidemic.
Some local folks are stepping forward with a unique idea to help Vets band together to help themselves and each other heal through music.
Governor Tom Corbett has announced a new initiative to carve out a slice of state contracts for small businesses.
At a cemetery in Chester County, among the final resting place of some of America’s bravest sons, a thief has been lurking.
The City of Philadelphia teamed up with the South Philadelphia social services group CATCH, Inc. to provide housing for homeless veterans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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 […]
Governor Corbett has signed a bill that will ensure that military veterans have representation on the state Civil Service Commission.