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Veterans Day

  • Veterans Day Assembly At St Rose Of Lima School

    St Rose of Lima School welcomed nine military veterans on Monday, November 11, for Veterans Day.

    As the gathered students waited for the assembly to begin, each student held a small flag.

  • Veterans Day Celebrated By Newtown Schools

    A group sat at one of the tables at a breakfast to honor veterans on Monday, November 11, at Sandy Hook School. From left are Earl “Poppy” Tesch, Mr Tesch’s granddaughter Hannah Busillo, Graham Sturges, Graham’s grandfather Harry Ortiz, Larry Young, Mr Young’s grandson Andrew Stango, and Jennifer Busillo.

  • Welcoming Veterans At HOM

    To the Editor:

    Heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s Veterans Day celebration at Head O’Meadow a very meaningful one! Over 30 veterans attended our event (family members and family friends of current HOM students), representing service in times of both war and peace from all branches of our nation’s military.

  • Veterans Honored At VFW Ceremony

    Clear skies and a cool breeze greeted the dozens of residents and students from Newtown Middle School attending the Veterans’ Day ceremony, Monday, November 11, at the VFW Post 308 property on Tinkerfield Road.

  • Top of the Mountain

    Those who have this coming Monday, November 11, off in honor of Veterans Day, are welcome to attend the Veterans Day ceremony at the VFW Post 108, on Tinkerfield Road. The ceremony begins at 11 am, and is expected to last about an hour. Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra will be the guest speaker.

  • Coffee Break For Veterans

    Golden Opportunities, in Sandy Hook, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the well-being of those who are isolated and lonely, invites all veterans to the Sandy Hook Diner, 98 Church Hill Road, on Monday morning, November 11, for free coffee and doughnuts.

    From 10 to 11 am, Knettie Archard, founder of Golden Opportunities, along with staff from the diner, will welcome veterans for a coffee break in honor of Veterans Day.

  • Veterans Invited To NHS For Luncheon & Assembly

    Newtown High School will once again host a Veterans Day Assembly on Monday, November 11. The event will begin with a luncheon at 11 am, followed by an assembly at noon.

    The event is to recognize and to thank men and women who have served or are presently serving the country.

    All Newtown veterans are cordially invited to attend the luncheon and the assembly.