Veterans Memorial Park

World War II veteran dedicated to Gold Star families

World War II veteran dedicated to Gold Star families

When Pearl Harbor was bombed by Japan in December 1941, catapulting the United States into World War II, Hershel “Woody” Williams was a teenager in Montana working with the Civil Conservation Corps. Like so many in his generation, Williams immediately wanted to join the war effort. “I had never heard of Pearl Harbor. I had […]

Pensacola opens streets for Ciclovia

Pensacola opens streets for Ciclovia

If you’re planning to go to Pensacola on March 25, don’t plan on driving. Instead, plan on walking, biking, skateboarding, jogging or whatever other method you perfer to be active. The largest street closure in the history of the city is planned for the first ever Pensacola Ciclovia (seek-low-VIA) Open Streets event. Read the full […]

City of Pensacola and Blue Angels Association will honor fallen pilot in vigil

City of Pensacola and Blue Angels Association will honor fallen pilot in vigil

Vigil to honor fallen Blue Angel pilot The City of Pensacola along with the Blue Angels Association will hold a candlelight vigil this Thursday for fallen Marine and Blue Angel Pilot, Captain Jeff Kuss. This Thursday, June 9, a candlelight vigil will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Park to remember Captain Jeff Kuss, who was […]