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Veteran receives salute on his 96th birthday

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    LUZERNE COUNTY, PA (WNEP ) — A big celebration took place Friday night for a veteran on his 96th birthday in Luzerne County.

Fire trucks, police cars and dozens of motorcycles came out to salute Joseph Yonick in Salem Township.

Local veterans came out to present Joseph with a certificate for his service.

“I think it was great, great. All the people, all the commotion was fantastic,” said Yonick.

Yonick served in World War ll as a paratrooper and also served during the Korean War.

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