Mount Jewett Resident Seeks Support for ‘Hometown Hero’ Committee

Bradford Era — Mount Jewett residents, Chuck and Ona Paar addressed the borough council during Monday night’s meeting seeking support for a “Hometown Hero” committee they wanted to put together with the goal of raise memorial banners for service men and women of the area.

Paar stated, “I’m not a military veteran, but like most of you here, I have connections to someone who either is or has been in the military. My dad served in the U.S. Army during World War II, my brother served in the Army from 65’ to 68’ and spent nearly two years in Korea.”

“In driving around,” Paar went on, “a lot of area, I’ve noticed some towns that have gone and put Hometown Hero (banners) up.” Read more