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  • Memorial Day ceremony salutes Glencoe's efforts in wartime

    Memorial Day ceremony salutes Glencoe's efforts in wartime
    Memorial Day observances are a time of reflection for veterans and families. Glencoe resident Susan Temple knows that firsthand, as her late father, Jim, fought in France in World War II. "He was always very sentimental, and it brought back a lot of...
  • Hobart wins inaugural blood drive challenge with Hammond

    Hobart wins inaugural blood drive challenge with Hammond
    The city and school district in Hobart took home trophies, but the real winners of the inaugural Nancy Snider Memorial Challenge blood drive were the more than 400 individuals whose lives were positively impacted by the donated blood, organizers say....
  • WWII veteran loses central NY home to fire; website helping

    A Go Fund Me page has been set up to raise money to get a 96-year-old World War II veteran back into his central New York home. Veteran Chuck Bailey lost his home in Granby in a fire last week, and friends and neighbors are trying to help him recover....
  • Memorial Day 1919: 'What shall be for memory?'

    Memorial Day 1919: 'What shall be for memory?'
    As a history buff, I like browsing through old newspapers (not to mention archives) seeking links to the present, which led me to dust off the Times' editorial from Memorial Day 1919 - the first commemoration following the end of World War One. It's a...
  • Opposition leader claims Burundi not ready for polls

    Burundi is not ready for parliamentary or presidential elections next month because the government is curtailing freedoms including preventing the opposition from campaigning, a leading opposition candidate said, as protests over President Pierre...
  • 'San Andreas' aims to shake up audiences with an up-close catastrophe

     'San Andreas' aims to shake up audiences with an up-close catastrophe
    When director Brad Peyton pitched Dwayne Johnson on "San Andreas," a relentless thrill ride that brings the Big One to the big screen for the first time in 40 years, he promised to redefine the disaster genre. "I want to create shots that truly...
  • Odenton/Gambrills: Wildcats Class of 2015 includes at least five Eagles

    Odenton/Gambrills: Wildcats Class of 2015 includes at least five Eagles
    There are plenty of numbers bandied about during the graduation season. For a select group of seniors at Arundel High School, one number would be 5. There are at least five Eagle Scouts -- Zevel E. Berman, Daniel L. Dean, Shawn D. Hardesty, John L....
  • Ten pets perish, residents displaced in North Lauderdale fire

    Ten pets perish, residents displaced in North Lauderdale fire
    A couple loaded a minivan Monday with bags of clothing and a baby stroller, belongings salvaged after a fire destroyed a house in North Lauderdale. "That was our room," said Sheila Danson, who with her partner looked through an open space that once...
  • Take a Sriracha tour during chili-grinding season, plus snacks and Chinese lion dances

    Take a Sriracha tour during chili-grinding season, plus snacks and Chinese lion dances
    Huy Fong Foods, the manufacturer best known for its rooster-branded Sriracha sauce, offers public tours of its 650,000-square-foot Irwindale factory throughout the year, but it is perhaps most fun to visit during the first few months of fall. That's ...
  • Community news for Colchester edition

    Democratic candidates sought COLCHESTER - The Colchester Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates who are registered Democrats to fill positions on the Democratic ticket for the November 3 election. Interested candidates should contact Michelle...
  • Thousands attend Italian nun's beatification in Kenya

    Tens of thousands of people gathered in a central Kenyan town Saturday to attend the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun who worked for many years in this East African nation. Up to 100,000 people from all over the world gathered in Nyeri to witness...