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Monday, November 12, 2012
Veterans, youths talk about the meaning of Veterans' Day.
As the Old South Church bell chimed 11 o’clock yesterday morning, a crowd of about 150 people gathered on Reading Common. The time is important. At 11 a.m. on the eleventh day of the eleventh month -- November, troops fighting 94 years ago in a war that was supposed to end all wars signed an armistice – a truce – to stop fighting. That day, originally called Armistice Day, was renamed after World War II as Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, 2012, preceded by a breakfast for veterans, the town’s first, Reading held what has become a tradition to honor all who have served. Retired US Navy Rear Admiral Raymond Couture spoke briefly on the common. Veterans served their country “so we can live the way we are living,” the Reading resident and veteran of …
The North Reading High School chorus and band performed Friday to celebrate Veterans Day.
The North Reading High School chorus and band performed Friday afternoon to celebrate Veterans Day. The students created the entire program. The ceremony started with the Pledge of Allegiance read by Olivia DiMichele followed by the band playing the Star Spangled Banner. The chorus sang several songs including Yonder Come Day, Song For the Unsung Hero, Patriotic Salute and Only Hope. The choir students that also read poems, letters and quotes were: Olivia Dimichele, Sarah Lilley, Stephanie Lento, Jen Macneil, Chris McAneny, Jason Glenn, Mae Sorensen, Abby Bachur, Olivia Krol, Taylor Aspeslagh, Janelle Yull, Kristin Diamantides, Emily Hardy, Izzy Rosatone, Kristina Fusco and Mia Griffin. The students also showed a 25 minute video, …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11, and Reading-North Reading Patch wants to mark the occasion by sharing photos of Reading and North Readings servicemen and women in uniform.
Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11. To honor local veterans, we invite you to share photos of Reading and North Reading servicemen and women so the whole city can honor those who serve our nation. Just click the green "Submit Your Photos" button above the photos or at the bottom of this article to add yours, along with a caption. Also, leave shoutouts to veterans you know in the comments below.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Here's what's open and closed on Monday.
We observed Veterans Day, a national holiday established in 1926 to honor men and women who have served in the military, Sunday. Here's a quick round-up of what's open and closed in Reading and North Reading on Monday. If you know of more businesses that are open or closed, help out your fellow neighbors by leaving them in the comments.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round as well as on Veterans Day.
A number of local businesses are saluting veterans, military service men and women, and their families this Veterans Day by offering local discounts, specials and promotions. Here's a guide to specials in and around Reading and North Reading, taken from themilitarywallet.com check with their site for the latest deals. For military service men and women only: For Everyone to enjoy: