Veterans Day 2022 turned out to be a wet one, but the rain that began falling Friday morning didn’t deter dozens of local residents from gathering at Union Cemetery in Hellertown to recognize the sacrifices made by their hometown heroes.
A former U.S. Marine, police officer and firefighter who has written a book about his experiences dealing with post-traumatic stress, depression and survivor’s guilt will be the speaker at a free event at DeSales University in Center Valley next week.
If you would like to see a loved one from Hellertown or Lower Saucon Township recognized for their military service as part of the Saucon Valley Hometown Heroes Banner Program, there is currently another opportunity to do that.
relatively few women served in the U.S. Armed Forces in WWII, which makes the story of WAVE veteran Alma Davis of Coopersburg especially remarkable. Davis was honored by local organizations and politicians in a ceremony held the day after her 97th birthday.
Thursday’s Veterans Day service organized by Hellertown American Legion Post 397 and held at Union Cemetery was a time to reflect on the many sacrifices all veterans have made for their country.
To all those who have served our country, Happy Veterans Day. On Episode 78 of No Rain Date–in our interview with Hellertown resident, Marine Corps veteran and yoga instructor Liz Thompson–our focus is on veterans and their health.
Less than a year after the Armistice that ended World War I was signed the residents of Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township devoted a day to honoring the men who had recently returned home, along with five native sons who sadly didn’t.
Hellertown American Legion Post 397 held its annual Veterans Day ceremony in Union Cemetery Wednesday, with dozens of veterans, family members, friends and local residents gathering to honor the service and sacrifice members of the U.S. military make.
A resident has thanked the Borough of Hellertown for its Hometown Heroes banner program, which allows citizens to display photos of local veterans on utility poles throughout town.
Former Hellertown resident and all-time leading point scorer for the Saucon Valley High School men’s basketball team, Marc Holum, was recently named the assistant coach for the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) men’s basketball team.