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Date: May 23-24, 2015

  • Fatal helicopter crash linked three area soldiers
  • Memorial Day observances in area on Sunday, Monday
  • County Veterans Monument to be rededicated May 25
  • GL's Kissell advances to semifinals of PIAA tennis tourney
  • GL's Mueseler, LV's Connor in hunt for state title in 300 hurdles



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Fatal helicopter crash linked three area soldiers
By Maryann Gogniat Eidemiller
For The Bulletin

Tom Zangla of South Greensburg was stationed at the Nike Missile Site in Herminie in 1967 and 1968 at the same time that Robert Good of Jeannette was there, but they never met because Good worked in the kitchen and went home every night.
 

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Memorial Day observances in area on Sunday, Monday
By Louise F. Fritz
Bulletin Lifestyles Editor

Memorial Day is set aside to honor America’s war dead, those who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms while in service to our country.

Also called Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated at the close of the Civil War (1861-1865) to “decorate the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country” and from that time on the observance was conducted by the Grand Army of the Republic.

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County Veterans Monument to be rededicated May 25

The Westmoreland Veterans Monument Preservation Committee (WVMPC) and the Westmoreland County Historical Society recently announced that the Westmoreland County Veterans Monument will be rededicated at 1 p.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, at Courthouse Square in Greensburg.

(For more details, see today's Bulletin)

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