| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:58 PM
She's one big lady!
Her index finger is eight feet long; her mouth three feet wide. Her arm extends 42 feet; she stands 151 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs 225 tons.
Wow! Even the most jaded teen or tween can't help but be impressed gazing up at The...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The 9/11 memorial may have found its home in the Huntington Beach Civic Center after council members approved the location Monday night.
Other viable locations were addressed, such as Pier Plaza and the corner of Utica Avenue and Main Street.
But in a...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday.
Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39.
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:03 AM
The 9/11 Memorial Committee is hosting a gala to raise money for a monument at Huntington Beach Civic Center.
There will be guests from New York who will share stories from 9/11. Amy Scruggs will perform custom 9/11 songs, and drums and bagpipes will...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:43 AM
The Chambersburg area’s annual POW/MIA Service of Remembrance will be on Armed Forces Day, which is Saturday, at 11 a.m. at the Letterkenny Chapel, 2171 Carbaugh Ave.
The service will be followed by memorial dedications at the adjacent Franklin...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:23 PM
With the number of World War II veterans dying at the rate of more than 600 per day, it was a rare occasion to have two veterans of the conflict together in Chambersburg on Thursday.
World War II veteran and best-selling author of “Hell’s...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has agreed to return two ancient statues to Cambodia after receiving convincing evidence they had been looted and smuggled out of the country illegally.
The 10th century Khmer statues, known as the Kneeling Attendants,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Organizers of the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York have begun charging visitors a $2 reservation fee to obtain admission passes. Visitors were previously allowed to reserve a pass for free.
The official website for the memorial states that...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Jim Katapodis will be ready to run with the big dogs if he's elected to the Huntington Beach City Council this year.
In part, that's because he's gotten used to big dogs on the campaign trail.
Those growling canines often approach the door when the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Former Mayor Jill Hardy led all candidates for Huntington Beach City Council as of Wednesday morning, with Jim Katapodis and former Mayor Dave Sullivan close behind and incumbent Devin Dwyer a distant fifth.
The results, which the Orange County Registrar...