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WWII veteran to celebrate 100th birthday

WWII veteran to celebrate 100th birthday

| December 28, 2020

Coshocton resident and WW II Veteran Ethel Goss will celebrate her 100th birthday Jan. 13, 2021. Goss was born in Binghamton, New York. Her father and mother relocated to Auburn, New York to form a printing business. She dropped out of high school to care for her ailing father, so her mother could run the […]

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New DAV van to transport veterans to medical appointments

New DAV van to transport veterans to medical appointments

| October 30, 2020

Members of the veterans community recently gathered to celebrate the purchase of a new van to transport veterans to and from medical appointments. Dave Dilly, AMVETS representative on the Veterans Service Commission Board said, “We work with Coordinated Transportation of Coshocton, approved by the VA, to drive and they are very strict. We have two drivers now. […]

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Annual ruck to help veterans

Annual ruck to help veterans

| October 20, 2020

Thee fourth annual Operation Veterans Helping Veterans Ruck will be held on Nov. 7, starting at 9 a.m. “Every year, we alternate the starting point between Ridgewood High School and Newcomerstown High School,” said Brian Hawkins, director of Operation Veterans Helping Veterans. “This year’s event will start at Newcomerstown High School and will end at […]

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Holiday gift cards available to veterans and surviving spouses

Holiday gift cards available to veterans and surviving spouses

| October 7, 2020

This year the Veterans Service Commission has decided to make some changes to its annual holiday voucher program. They have opened the program up to all honorably discharged veterans whether they served on active duty, or reserve/national guard. They have also taken the income restrictions off of the program, so this yer the first 200 […]

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Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame seeking applications

Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame seeking applications

| April 6, 2020

The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame is accepting nominations to recognize those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces and continue to contribute to our communities, state, and nation through exceptional acts of volunteerism, advocacy, professional distinction, public service, or philanthropy. Each year, the hall of fame inducts up to 20 former service members based […]

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Salvation Army to honor veterans

Salvation Army to honor veterans

| October 22, 2019

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Salvation Army Military Appreciation Day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 7, in the gym. All Coshocton County Veterans and their spouses are invited. A free breakfast of SOS, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee will be served. At 11 a.m. Retired Master Sergeant Maurice Sheffield will […]

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Fair passes available for veterans

Fair passes available for veterans

| September 10, 2019

COSHOCTON – Free fair passes for military veterans for the Coshocton County Fair are being made possible again through the Blue Star Mother’s Chapter OH59 and the Coshocton County Veterans Council. Passes are good for one free admission to the fair Oct- 1-3. The fair runs from Sept. 27 – Oct 3. Passes can be […]

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River View holds veteran’s recognition

River View holds veteran’s recognition

| January 21, 2019

WARSAW – Friday, Jan. 18 was a special night at River View High School.  Between the junior varsity and varsity boys’ basketball games against New Philadelphia, the school recognized veterans from the area. Rod Lindsey, athletic director at River View, said the event is just something that has happened over time. “We want to take […]

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