Photos by Sandy James
Orange American Legion Post 156 held its annual Veterans Day observance Thursday, Nov. 11 at Veterans Park near the Legion post on Newton Street. Following opening remarks by post commander Alan Drinkwater, chaplain Ronnie Hogsten offered an invocation, followed by the OCHS JROTC posting the colors. VFW Post 2217 member Jonathan Morey sang The National Anthem. As part of the annual event, students and staff at Orange Elementary School lined the school bus loop, Montevista Avenue and Newton Street to honor and salute participating veterans who drove through in a vehicle parade.