| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
This Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that devastated America. Once again, there are several notable new and returning documentaries, specials and movies on TV recalling those events and their impact on our...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The Baltimore City fire and police department were among the groups that turned out Sunday morning to take part in the 911 Run to Remember 5k run and 1-mile walk downtown.
The event started at the 9/11 Memorial in front of the World Trade Center on East...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:03 PM
The spirit of a Sept. 11, 2001, commemoration Sunday afternoon prompted Betty L. Bitner to make an impromptu decision and place a sentimental possession in a time capsule.
Bitner, of Chambersburg, put a coin on top of the items already packed into the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Wednesday is the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and plane crashes at New York City's World Trade Center, in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon.
My colleague Steve Coate compiled this list of remembrance events in...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has ordered county flags to fly half-staff on Sept. 11 in honor of the nearly 3,000 men and women who died as a result of the terror attack on Sept. 11, 2001.
In addition to flags flying half staff, Neuman is...
| 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...
| 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,...