Monday, November 12, 2012
Thank and honor a veteran by uploading his or her photo below.
The city of Newton honored its veterans on Sunday, Nov. 11, with a ceremony at American Legion Post 440 in Nonantum. Newton firefighter Army paratrooper Mark Dezso, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, was the featured speaker. Now, we want you to honor your local veterans on Patch by sharing photos of Newton 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. Plus, if you have photos from yesterday's Veterans Day ceremony in Newton, please upload those photos as well.
Wondering what's open and closed for today's holiday? Here are the answers.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Here's what's open and closed for today's holiday.
On Monday, Nov. 12 we observe Veterans Day, a national holiday established in 1926 to honor men and women who have served in the military. Here's a quick round-up of what's open and closed in Newton. If you know of more businesses that are open or closed, help out your fellow neighbors by leaving the info in the comments.
Friday, November 11, 2011
The city of Newton honored its veterans Friday morning during a ceremony at American Legion Post 440.
"Every day in Newton is Veterans Day." It's a statement made a many ceremonies in Newton, and one that was repeated yesterday at the American Legion Post 440. "As John [MacGillivray] and the mayor said, every day in Newton should be Veterans Day and in America, every day should be Veterans Day," said Dan Magoon, an Army veteran, Boston firefighter and representative from the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes. "Today I want to thank veterans of every service and remember the ones we've lost. To me and to many Americans, it's a day to pay thanks to your neighbor, your teacher and in some cases, your politician, your firefighters, your cops; the men and women who have served this great nation." Despite the lack of electricity at the legion hall, …
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Honor local veterans with these events tomorrow.
Both the city of Newton and Boston College will honor local veterans during special ceremonies tomorrow morning. On the city side, a ceremony will be held tomorrow, Nov. 11, at the American Legion Post #440 in Nonantum. Local veterans, families and residents are welcome to the event to honor local men and women in uniform. The event begins at 11 a.m. and light refreshments will be served following the ceremonies. Over at Boston College, Veterans Day will begin with a memorial mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Ignatius Church. After the service, a remembrance ceremony and and symbolic roll call will be held at 11 a.m. near the Veterans' Memorial on the Burns Library lawn. US Army Col. David J. Clark, a 1981 graduate of Boston College, will be the…