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Nicholas Soli

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Hello readers and welcome to another edition of Around Town.

Happy Birthday!

Nicholas Soli celebrated his 12th birthday on Tuesday, February 7.

His mother, Lisa Soli, had the following to say to her son:

Where has time gone? We are so proud of you! We love you to the sun, moon and beyond! God bless you today and always. Hope you have a ball on your birthday. Love, Mommy, Daddy, Diesel, Spanky, Bluey the Fish, grandma and all the family.

U.S. Sailor serves at naval medical center

Borough native Joseph Vargas, a petty officer first class in the U.S. Navy is currently serving at the U.S. Navy Medical Center in San Diego. He serves as a hospital corpsman at the facility, which provides medical care for service members, veterans and families.

I am the leading petty officer at Marine Corps Recruit Depot dental clinic and I like helping provide leadership and guidance for junior sailors and helping them get on the right career path.

According to naval officials: the sailors who are part of Navy medicine are the most highly trained, educated and specialized force in history.

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Joseph Vargas

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