Veterans Day

School concert honors veterans “Oh say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming?” Those words, the opening verse of the “Star Spangled Banner,” reverberated through the confines of the gym at Sunrise River Elementary School Friday. Students of the school belted out the song, [...]

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Mitchell Egan, a student in Mrs. Fortuna’s first-grade class at Sunrise Elementary in North Branch, and his mother Renee spent time researching family members who have served the country to pay special tribute to them at the school’s Nov. 8 Veterans Day program. The tribute: a shirt with a listing of their names. Listed at [...]

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NB resident and WWII veteran Lloyd Nelson  recalls D-Day at Omaha Beach as the nation observes Veterans Day North Branch resident Lloyd Nelson was in his late teens with a wife and child at home when he landed on Omaha Beach in the Normandy Invasion of World War II. His unit was part of the [...]

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by Rep. Bob Barrett The selfless service of American armed forces — the ultimate giving of oneself, whether it be through lifelong service or the ultimate sacrifice — is a commitment worthy of our gratitude. I hope you will join me this Veterans Day in a quiet moment of thanks and remembrance for the men [...]

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