2008 News Articles

-Thieves making off with bronze plaques United Press International (Riverside, CA) Jan. 22

Marsh plaques are stolen Port Huron Times Herald (Port Huron, MI) Feb. 3
A tribute to local soldiers Edwardsville Journal (Edwardsville, IL) Feb. 23

Please bring our memorial back The Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, UK) March 1

Memorial handed back after theft from mill The Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, UK) March 8

Outrage as thieves take war memorial plaque The Journal Live (Northumberland, UK) March 11

–Cemetery thefts Courier-Gazette Star (Plano, TX) March 11

–Victoria Cross hero finally gets a plaque Dunmow Broadcast & Recorder (Dunmow, UK) March 13

–Villagers boosted by memorial offer The Journal Live (Northumberland, UK) March 19

–Replacement plaque reflects vets’ devotion Oakley Press (Coon Rapids, Minnesota) March 28

Young Honour roll to be restored The Young Witness (Young, NSW, Australia) March 28

Group wants to honor Battle of the Bulge veterans at Ferran Park Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL) April 2

Teen arrested in theft of bronze memorial plaques Redlands Daily Facts (Redlands, CA) April 5

–Paying tribute to heroes Montgomery Advertiser (Selma, AL) April 11

–Statue will honour hero dog Ruswarp pendeltoday (Burnley, UK) April 15

–Smart idea to deter thieves Oxford Mail (Oxford, UK) April 28

–You’re the pits Peterlee Mail (Hartlepool, UK) April 28

–Forgotten plaque lists region’s soldiers The Wagin Argus (Wagin, Western Australia) May 8

–Gold Star Boys’ story inspires plans to restore memorial rrstar (Rockford, IL) 5/25

–Memorial gardens serve as a way to remember loved ones Mlive (Lansing, MI) 5/26

–Cemetery is officially historic after being tagged “surplus” 60 years ago Upper Rogue Independent (Eagle Point, OR) 5/27

–Pershing cemetery had 51 headstones vandalized, start of Memorial Day weekend Pal-Item (Pershing, Ind.) 5/28

–No honor among thieves Wicked Local Melrose (Melrose, MA) 5/29

Stolen memorial to victims of 1991 Oakland fire is replaced MercuryNews (Oakland, CA ) 6/2

–Reward offered in pilfered plaques The Ottawa Citizen (Ottawa, Canada) 6/7

–Reward for info on plaque thefts increased Standard Freeholder (Cornwall, Ontario, Canada)

–Stolen Wallsend war memorial plaques restored Chronicle Live (UK) 6/12

Preserving history takes work Edwardsville Journal (Edwardsville, MO) 6/14

Great care taken in Hoover plaque’s restoration Ohio (Akron, OH) 6/18

3 men charged in theft of brass ornaments from grave sites chigagotribune (Chicago, IL) 6/21

–Gloucester: Cenotaph plaques undergo cleaning Gloucester Daily Times  (Gloucester, MA) 7/1

–BOOM TIME FOR SCRAP DEALERS – AND CROOKS The Herald (Plymouth, UK) 7/4

–4th ID Association looking to expand soldier memorial kdhnews(Killeen, TX) 7/13

Mystery surrounds Farmington’s lone Medal of Honor recipient The Daily Times (Farmington, NM) 7/13

–Monument Gone CKWS-TV (Ontario, Canada) 7/18

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