Veterans Voice: News for vets

  • Patricia Sheridan—TNS

Published: 10/18/2019 2:59:36 PM
Modified: 10/18/2019 2:59:23 PM

DINNER DANCE – Veterans from all areas, and of all eras of service, are welcome at the Winchester Square Vietnam Era Veterans LTD 40th Annual Veterans Day Dinner/Dance on Nov. 16. at the Castle of Knights, 1599 Memorial Drive, Chicopee. A cocktail hour will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., dinner from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and dancing to the music of DJ “KLS” from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $55 each and sold in advance only – no tickets will be sold at the door. RSVP by Nov. 9. For information and tickets call: Thomas Belton 733-2667, Thomas Hodge 736-3594, or Joshua Lee, 782-6827.

VETERANS BREAKFAST – The Veterans Council of Northampton will hold the annual Salute to Veterans Breakfast at the Elks Lodge 997, 17 Spring St, Florence, Nov 9 at 9 a.m. Free for all veterans, there is a $10 fee for accompanying guests. For additional information please contact the council at 584-8396. Tickets are available at VFW Post 8006; American Legion Post 28; Elks Lodge 997; WWII Vets and Veterans Office; and at 240 Main St., Room 4. Advance ticket sales only, no tickets will be sold at the door.

JOB FAIR – Veterans Inc. and VOICE are holding a military and veterans career fair on Nov. 1 at the Holyoke War Memorial Building, 310 Appleton St., Holyoke. More than 30 employers will be represented, as well as service providers. A social hour will start the program from 9 to 10 a.m., including an opening ceremony with Holyoke Mayor Morse and Director of Veterans Service of Holyoke J. Pieria at 9:45.

Calling the Roll

Following is a list of local veterans whose obituaries appeared in the Gazette between Oct. 4 and 17. The information here is what was provided in each obituary.

Saul Goldstein, 87, Northampton, formerly Brooklyn, New York, d. Aug. 25; he was stationed in Germany during the Korean war and used his command of Yiddish to benefit the USA.

Harold “Hal” Mosher, 99, Shutesbury, died Oct. 3; he served in the medical corps in England during World War II.

William H. Glenny, 92, Holyoke, d. Oct. 11; he entered the United States Army in 1945. During this time, when William was a teenager, was the most influential part of his life as he experienced guarding some of history’s most infamous criminals. Being involved as a guard in the trials of Nuremberg shaped the rest of his life.

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