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On Air News Read for November 10, 2017

Saying he is, quote “grounded in the people and places of New Hampshire,” District Four Executive Councilor Christopher Pappas, Democrat from Manchester, announced he will be a candidate for Congress in the First District.  In a Facebook post that went up yesterday afternoon, Pappas said Washington Republicans weren’t addressing the needs of the middle-class and that he wanted to be part of a new generation of leadership to turn things around. On the “About Chris” page on the Web site published in conjunction with the announcement, Pappas is praised for his work as an executive councilor who helped lead...

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On Air News Read for November 9, 2017

Manchester’s official election results were  released yesterday by City Clerk Matthew Normand.  While there wasn’t much change once the tallies from the hand counted ballots were added to the unofficial machine count, some of them may have been significant.  A total of twenty two thousand eight hundred thirty ballots were cast, which Normand says was the most since nineteen ninety nine. Mayor Ted Gatsas boosted his vote count over two years ago by five hundred twenty four, tallying a total of ten thousand five hundred seventy.  But, as we know, that wasn’t enough to overcome rival Joyce Craig’s final...

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Veterans’ Day Parade in Manchester

(Hour 2b) Rich spoke to Dan Beliveau, who talked about the upcoming Veterans’ Day Parade for the Veterans In Our Own Backyard segment.  He shared about the focus of Veterans’ Day, bands that will be playing in the parade, getting veterans to march in the parade and more.  Finally, Dan made a request to veterans’ organizations within Manchester.  ...

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Remembering the Veterans

(Hour 2b) Rich told us about his grandfather, who was part of the group that invented the radar.  He talked about a new veteran-related show that will soon be on the air and he brought up the VA scandal and to end today’s Veterans In Our Own Backyard segment he played Red Skelton’s Pledge of Allegiance....

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Manchester VA Medical Center Holds Veterans Day Celebrations November 9-12

Veterans, their families and the general public are invited to join the Department of Veterans Affairs Manchester Medical Center as we honor and celebrate Veterans Manchester, N.H. Manchester Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center plans to Celebrate Veterans Day November 9-12th.  In honor of Veterans Day, Manchester VA Medical Center offers everyone an opportunity to express their appreciation to those who served. “At Manchester VA, it is our purpose is to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise ‘To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan’ by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans,” said Danielle S. Ocker, Acting Medical Center Director.  “Staff honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.  It is critical we ensure all Veterans know we are thankful for their service.  To accomplish this, we have planned events to recognize all Veterans by offering our personal thanks.” During the week of November 9th, the medical center will be hosting many activities and we invite the community to attend. HONOR A VETERAN Sign the Veterans Day Banner!! Where: Bldg. 1, Eagle Entrance When: October 29, 2015 – November 6, 2015 On Monday, November 9th, the medical center will host a Veterans’ Stories “In the Voices of Veterans” panel starting at 11:00 am in the T & E. On Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11th, the City...

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The History Lady on Veterans Day

(Hour 3b) Aurore Eaten joined us this morning for The History Lady segment to talk to us about Veterans Day.  She started out by telling us about an upcoming event.  She then gave us the interesting history of the holiday before she told us about Veterans Park.  Click here to hear more about the Veterans Day Parade....

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Veterans Day and the Manchester VA

(Hour 2b) Kristen Pressly of the Manchester VA joined us for Veterans In Our Own Backyard.  She told us about some of the things that they are doing at the VA.  She then introduced Mary Marchetto, DNP, RN, Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Education, who shared with us about Veterans Day.  She talked to us about their attempts to collect data.  They also told us about something that they are doing, which will honor the veterans.  Listen in for more...

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