Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News April 8, 2013

Butterflies represent children lost to Holocaust

MOUNT VERNON -- April is Holocaust Remembrance Month and students in Trudy Debolt's class at Mount Vernon Middle School have already paid tribute to children who lived -- and died -- in the Terezin concentration camp in what is now the Czech Republic.

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Mount Vernon Fire Department pays tribute to three retiring paramedics

MOUNT VERNON -- A celebration commemorating 90 years of experience with the Mount Vernon Fire Department was the scene Saturday evening at AMVETS Post 95. Family, friends and co-workers came out to give their regards to Rick Cantrell, Mike Cronin and Jake Frederick who had recently retired from the MVFD.

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Spring burning easily gets out of control

BRINKHAVEN -- A large grass fire Sunday on Brinkhaven Road offered a serious reminder of how easily spring yard and field fires can get out of control.

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