Veteran victim of East Deer glass plant closure lands job with help of state CareerLink


Changing jobs is nothing new for Tim Vogle.
After spending 12 years in the Air Force and a brief time in civil aviation, the Allegheny Township man in the 1990s transferred the skills he'd honed while maintaining aircraft to keeping machinery running for a series of industrial employers. Read on...

Westmoreland honors its fallen veterans on Memorial Day

Delmont borough Councilman Stan Cheyne wasn't expecting to be the featured speaker at the Memorial Day ceremony at Twin Valley Cemetery in Delmont. Read on...

Arlington Cemetery, nearly full, may become more exclusive

The solemn ritual of a burial with military honors is repeated dozens of times a day, in foul weather or fair, at Arlington National Cemetery, honoring service members from privates to presidents. Read on...

Homeless veteran transitional housing in Uniontown to open next month

Ron Metros and Kenneth White wanted something better for area veterans.
As past presidents of Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 Pennsylvania, Metros and White had both encountered the problem of homelessness among local veterans and wanted to set up some kind of shelter beyond just putting them up in hotels very temporarily. Read on...

Slickville World War II veteran still a straight shooter

Andy Rasperger isn't ready to take it easy just yet.
He plans to wear his helmet and khaki uniform on Monday, just like he has for decades, to join the Slickville honor guard's rifle squad. Read on...

Jeannette World War II veteran remembers another May holiday: V-E Day

As Americans honor the men and women who died while serving in the military Monday, there's another important day in May to many World War II veterans, including 96-year-old Joseph Folino of Jeannette: May 8, 1945. Read more...

Derry history group seeks to place new grave markers for Revolutionary War soldiers

Now 240 years after they fought in the American Revolution against the British to gain the nation's independence, some of the country's first veterans buried in a small church cemetery in Derry Township are being honored with new grave markers. Read more...

90-year-old Crabtree veteran gets honorary diploma from Greensburg Salem High School

Most Greensburg Salem High School seniors will receive their diplomas at commencement next month, but Raymond Patrick had waited long enough. Read more...

Veterans connect through writing workshops

Teresa Moyer, 56, of Forest Hills, an Army veteran who served in Operation Desert Storm grows emotional as she reads aloud what she has written following a writing prompt during a Veterans Write workshop at the White Oak Vet Center. Read on...

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