May 25, 2018
150 years ago…In May 1868, our nation observed the first Decoration Day - a time for communities to decorate the graves of fallen soldiers, particularly those who had lost their lives during the Civil War.At a ceremony in Arlington Cemetery that year, Union General and Ohio Congressman Jam...
May 21, 2018
~~~~~~~~~~~In Remembrance of THEMCommemorative Memorial Day Services will be offered to the public at the Big Bear Lake Veterans Park, Monday, May 28, 2018, beginning at 11:00 A.M.The United States Veterans, Families and Friends are welcome to join others for this memorable occasion to give tribu...
May 21, 2018
Speaks atMemorial Day CeremonyFor the first time in history, a woman, Captain Karen Anne Holliday was assigned to lead a platoon of infantry Marines after becoming the first female to complete the notoriously demanding officer training course.The female lieutenant and her male colleagues recently...
Apr 30, 2018
A Rude AwakeningSubmitted by Robin WhitmoreIn July 2012, Tony Viliane and wife Robin were faced with their worst fear, when Tony was diagnosed with the incurable Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. ALS is a progressive, fatal neuromuscular disease that slo...
Apr 24, 2018
U.S. Marines‏Verified account @USMC April 21, 2018Copy link to TweetEmbed TweetNavajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne, died Saturday at 92 years old. Hawthorne, one of the last surviving Code Talkers from WWII, enlisted in the Corps at 17 and became part of a legendary group of Native Americans wh...
Apr 19, 2018
COMING to Big Bear LakeLEFT: Dan and Kara Hike the Appalachian Trail: 3/22 Pig Pen Returns and ...Dan and Kara Hike the Appalachian Trail (man standing to right is Sean Gobin, co-founder of the Warrior Hike)RIGHT: Warrior Hikers stop in Franklin for 5th year - The Macon County NewsThe Macon Cou...
Mar 09, 2018
Hero of the GameWednesday,March 14th, Lieutenant Jim Considine of the San Bernardino CountySheriff’s Department will be honored as the Hero of the Game. Prior to the Ontario Reign Hockey Game at theCitizens Bank Arena, the ceremony to acknowledge Lt. Considine will be at 7:00P.M. He has been a...
Feb 22, 2018
Big Bear Masonic Lodge No. 617We Make Good Men BetterMason Jim and Barbara Weyant with John WellsSubmitted by John WellsFellow Masons, Family and Friends gathered for a special recognition of James (Jim) Weyant, a resident of Big Bear City and a public servant of the Valley, as well as Southern...
Feb 03, 2018
LEFT Rosa Parks statue with sculptor, Patrick JewettRIGHT Rosa Parks Memorial Building is a 12-story high-rise building in San Bernardino, California; the second tallest in the city.San Bernardino Black Culture FoundationUnveiling of ROSA PARKS STATUECaltrans, in partnership with the San Bernar...
Jan 14, 2018
A Day to HonorOUR PEACE OfficersPosted by the San Bernardino Police Department, “Each and every day, our brave men and women – as well as officers around the world, protect their communities and make our world a safe place. We appreciate you today and every day.”JANUARY 9thLaw...
Dec 23, 2017
Dedicated to All Military PersonnelWhether you are in the States or abroad ~ may you know that you are in our prayers at this holiday time ~ and always ~ that you be safe and return home soon! Thank you for serving in the military of the United States of America.THE SOLDIERS NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMA...
Dec 21, 2017
Recognized by Assemblyman ObernolteLeft to Right: Assemblyman Obernolte, Big Bear High School Teacher Mike Benson andBear Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Mary SuzukiWednesday December 20th, Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) honored Mike Benson from Bear Valley Unified Scho...
Dec 01, 2017
In Their Memory…Those killed in the rampage at the Inland Regional Center, where a work event and holiday function for the San Bernardino County Health Department were taking place.The December 2, 2015 victims are: Shannon Johnson, 45, Benneta Bet-Badal, 46, Aurora Godoy, 26, Isaac Amani...
Nov 30, 2017
MEMORIAL Signs For The FALLENUNITED STATES ARMYUnveiled on State Route 247San Bernardino, California ____ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) joined family, friends, local leaders, and other countless individuals to honor the life of United States Army Sergeant Brian Walker wit...
Nov 24, 2017
Veterans Day is an opportunity to thank the men and women ofour Armed ForcesVeterans Day 2017Veterans Day is an opportunity to thank the men andwomen of our Armed Forces who have served to keep us safe and guard thefreedoms enshrined in our founding documents — now, and throughout ourhistory.I...
Nov 20, 2017
She Touched My Life!With exciting anticipation several of the graduating and ministers-in-training went into great detail to welcome a visiting minister to the San Jose Religious Science Church pulpit. The large congregation with two Sunday services has been honored by many high-profiled spirit...
Nov 10, 2017
Gold Star Family Marker DedicationJared Landaker’s quote: Hero: “Anyone who has put their life on the line serving this country”.Gold Star Families for Peace (GSFP) is a United States-based organization founded in January 2005 by individuals who lost family members in the Iraq Wa...
Nov 10, 2017
VETERANS DAYWe’ll always remember.11 Month – 11 Day – 11 Hour – 11 MinuteNovember 11th at 11:11 A.M.Big Bear Lake Veterans ParkBig Bear Blvd & Knickerbocker RoadGold Star Family Marker DedicationCity of Big Bear Lake, California ____ Each November 11th, Americans are...
Nov 09, 2017
In Big Bear Lake, California, the Marine Corps LeagueDetachment #1038 Friday evening November 10th will commemorate the242nd Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.For 242 years, the brave members of the U.S. Marine Corpshave looked life-threatening danger in the eye to defend our Constitution a...