Heating Assistance Program Now Open

Residents who are struggling with their home heating bills can apply for assistance from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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Soldier Stories: Dead on the Drawing Board: The Controversial ‘Atomic Canal’

Like many young men of military age, Ken Weiler was fully prepared to serve in Vietnam. He had enlisted in the Army, received extensive training in tank warfare, and received orders to be shipped overseas.

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American Legion Riders Present Check to Senior Center

Members of the American Legion Riders group Stewartstown Post 455 recently presented a check to the Stewartstown Senior Center to assist with the costs in hosting their annual Veterans Day luncheon planned for Nov. 8.

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Cumberland County VA Clinic Adds Cardiology, Pulmonary Services

Veterans now have increased care options at Lebanon VA Medical Center’s Cumberland County VA Clinic, located at 5070 Ritter Road in Mechanicsburg, with cardiology and pulmonary services being offered on-site.

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Bill Would Include Medicare Coverage for Dental, Hearing, and Vision Care

During a recent hearing on healthy aging, Sen. Bob Casey, ranking member of the Special Committee on Aging, highlighted his legislation, the Medicare and Medicaid Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act, which would ensure that Medicare includes dental, vision, and hearing services in their basic coverage.

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Help Ship Christmas Stockings to Soldiers

Keystone Military Families, which ships 8,000–10,000 holiday stockings to American servicemen and women stationed around the world each year, is seeking monetary donations to help defray its sizable shipping costs.

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Flag Display, Music Program Will Honor Fallen Military

A memorial to each military service member who has died in combat since 9/11, the Massing of the Colors will be on display Saturday, Nov. 2 – Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown’s Veterans Grove, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown.

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Flag Display, Music Program Will Honor Fallen Military

A memorial to each military service member who has died in combat since 9/11, the Massing of the Colors will be on display Saturday, Nov. 2 – Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown’s Veterans Grove, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown.

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League of Women Voters Introduces New Officers

At the recent annual meeting and dinner at the West Chester Golf and Country Club, the League of Women Voters of Chester County introduced their officers and board members for 2019–20.

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