Monday, November 12, 2012
Veterans Day was Sunday, but several places are closed Monday in observance of the holiday.
Northville City Offices at City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day. Many banks will also be closed for the holiday. The Northville District Library will be open and it is a regular school day for Northville Public Schools.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Teresa Irish put together a book using 300 of her father's letters sent home during his time in the war.
Following the death of her father, Aarol W. “Bud” Irish, in 2006, Teresa Irish opened the Army trunk that had resided in the family home her entire life. There, nestled in row after row, were her father’s nearly 1,000 letters from World War II. The letters were postmarked from Nov. 1942 to Dec. 1945. The fragile and yellowed pages were written to Bud’s parents and to the sweetheart who would later become his wife, Elaine Marie Corbat. From lonesome nights listening to the Hit Parade, to the foxholes and front lines in Germany where Bud would receive the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart, to correspondence with the heartbroken mothers whose sons died by his side, the letters told a moving and historic story of life and loss…
Friday, November 9, 2012
Veterans Day is Sunday, Nov. 11. Here's where you can find deals near Northville.
One way to thank a veteran, according to many businesses: Give them a free meal. Heading up to Veteran's Day on Sunday, Nov. 11, here's a look at some Dearborn businesses offering free food, discounts and even Slurpees to veterans and servicemembers, courtesy of themilitarywallet.com. Chili’s: Veterans and active servicemembers receive one of seven meals free from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Nov. 11. Dine-in only, and proof of service needed. 20901 Haggerty Road in Novi. Home Depot: A 10 percent discount for all active duty personnel, reservists, retired military, veterans and their families in honor of Veteran’s Day. The offer is valid on purchases of up to $2,000. There's one located at Seven Mile and Haggerty roads and another at Five Mile and …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Michigan scenes combine with special moments to make memorable pictures.
Andrew Rogers submitted this photo of the Veterans Day sunrise over Lake St. Clair that he took from the Crescent Sail Club in Grosse Pointe Farms. How did you mark Veterans Day this year? To email this photo, just look for the EMAIL button above the headline. To print this photo, see PRINT above. To add a photo, click on "add your photos" under the photo. Do you have a nominee for Michigan Postcard? Nominate it here or email it to email@example.com. Be sure to include the following details: > More Michigan Postcards
Friday, November 11, 2011
Upload a photo or video of you or a loved-one to be featured on Veterans Day.
Did you or a loved one serve our country? If so, there have got to be some good photos and videos to show it. So, dig through that old shoebox; find that file folder or scroll way down on your profile pictures — they’re bound to be somewhere. Whether you were a Marine abroad, a soldier in Germany, or have a loved one who served in Iraq or Afghanistan, Patch wants to see your photos and videos, as well as hear your story. Is there a photo showing you serving the veteran community? We want to see that too. Simply upload your photos by: 1. Clicking the green “Submit Your Photos & Videos” button below this story. 2. Click “Choose files to upload.” Select the photo or video you want and click “Open.” Then click “Start uploading.” Make sure to …