Saturday, November 10, 2012
Local businesses salute our service men and women with special deals year-round as well as on Veterans Day.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
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 quick guide to many of these great deals to be found on Veterans Day throughout the Winchester area: For military service men and women only: THE DISH: more Secret Discounts! Remember, the whole point of Veterans Day is to thank and remember our troops and November is Military Family Month. Thank you to our troops and their families for your service, and thanks to all of the local businesses for supporting our troops and their families!
Monday, November 14, 2011
Spectators lined the streets to honor veterans.
The Winchest Veteran's Day Parade began at the high school, then went around the common, and concluded with a ceremony at town hall. The parade then stopped to place a wreath on the World War I monument behind the Lincoln School.
Friday, November 11, 2011
The parade begins this morning at 10 a.m.
Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. Here are five things you need to know: To find out what is going on today in Winchester, check out our events listings.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Winchester resident, Michael Regentz, recounts a story while he served in the Navy.
The following was submitted by Michael Regentz. Veterans Day reminds me of good times and some bad times when I was in the US Navy. It was 1965 and I was stationed aboard the USS Sampan, a guided missile frigate out of San Diego. The Vietnam War was in full tilt and we were ordered to relieve the USS Chickabow on station by May 12. We left San Diego to not one dry eye as our dependants on the pier waved us off. It was a cold March morning and we were to steam to Viet Nam via stops in Honolulu, Subic Bay, and then our first stop in China, the Hong Kong harbor. Little did we know how this trip would turn out. War was one thing, but April-May was typhoon season on the Asian coast. We enjoyed our short stop in Pearl Harbor as well as the …
Check out some suggestions of what to do this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. Every Thursday we’ll be giving you a few suggestions of things to do this weekend. And be sure to let us know of any other events in the area that you might be attending. 1. LOCAL AUTHOR Where/When: Book Ends; Saturday, Nov. 12; 3 p.m. Why Go: There will be a reading and signing by Alice Schellhorn Magrane, who was Director of Guidance in the Winchester Public Schools for many years, retiring in 2008. The author will donate a portion of the sale of each copy of Snoshoo the Stowaway Bunny to the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism. Pricing: Free 2. VETERANS DAY PARADE Where/when: Winchester High School, Friday, Nov. 11, 10 a.m. Why go: The…
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Superintendent William McAlduff will be meeting with Lynch parents tonight at 7 p.m.
Five Things You Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. Today is Wednesday, Nov. 9. Here are five things you need to know: To find out what is going on today in Winchester, check out our events listings.