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  • Fort Meade: Double amputee -- 'Be thankful for the trials'

    Faith. Family. Focus. Those are the hallmarks of resiliency, according to Master Sgt. Cedric King, and the key ingredients that enabled him to overcome overwhelming odds. "The adversity is what I needed to be a better me," King, a combat veteran of...
  • Annapolis Beer Week: Suds-soaked fun for a good cause

    Take a week in Annapolis. Add over 100 craft beers from 25 breweries. Mix with music, chicken wings, bacon. Stir it up, little darling … it's time for Annapolis Beer Week. What started four years ago as a comedy showcase lubricated with craft...
  • Middlesex man accused of stabbing wife while she slept

    Middlesex man accused of stabbing wife while she slept
    A Deltaville man has been accused of  stabbing and injuring his wife as she slept, according to the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office. Benjamin Figueroa, 67, attacked his wife, Patricia Figueroa, who is 55, in their home on Timberneck Road on Saturday,...
  • Oscars 2015: Bradley Cooper and Michael Keaton talk actor nominations

    Oscars 2015: Bradley Cooper and Michael Keaton talk actor nominations
    The Oscar nominations for lead actor are in, and they include Michael Keaton, who in “Birdman” portrays an aging actor who once played a superhero; Eddie Redmayne for his portrayal of physicist Stephen Hawking in “Theory of Everything&...
  • Ahead of her time: Before the late Betty Mullen Brey was the mother of Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey, she was an Olympic swimmer from Lehighton

    Ahead of her time: Before the late Betty Mullen Brey was the mother of Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey, she was an Olympic swimmer from Lehighton
    Editor's note: In 1948, Betty Mullen was a 15-year-old Weissport resident who qualified for the Olympic swimming trails. Although she didn't qualify for the team that competed that year in London, Mullen eventually set world records and competed in the...
  • Ukrainian officer is rare foreign patient at Walter Reed

    Ukrainian officer is rare foreign patient at Walter Reed
    The Ukrainian colonel's journey to Maryland began on a hilltop a few miles from the Russian border, artillery shells crashing down all around him. Col. Ihor Hordiychuk was sent to hold the strategically important hill last August against Russian-backed...
  • New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members

    New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members
    Doctors gave Army Sgt. Jacob Richardson a difficult choice after a gunshot to the thigh while on patrol in Iraq in September 2010 shattered his femur and frayed the surrounding nerves and tissue. They could amputate and outfit him with a high-tech...
  • Local veterans find cathartic release, competition in art

    Local veterans find cathartic release, competition in art
    As a medical specialist assigned to military hospitals, Leticia Knight has seen countless troops who have lost limbs in combat zones. But the Pleasant Prairie, Wis. resident didn't just see pain in their situations, she also found inspiration for art....
  • Planning document sets future vision for Gloucester County

    The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors has spent weeks developing a draft vision and planning document that it hopes will guide the county over the next 20 years. The Strategic Planning Document is expected to lay out long-term goals for the...
  • Gloucester/Mathews weekly crime log

    Gloucester In the 3600 block of Lombardy Drive A larceny was reported on Jan. 11 from the rear patio of a residence in the 3600 block of Lombardy Drive, which occurred on Jan. 2. An unsecured red craftsman portable air compressor was taken, valued...
  • Equine therapy part of veterans' PTSD recovery at Lovell Center

    Equine therapy part of veterans' PTSD recovery at Lovell Center
    Afghanistan and Iraq Army veteran Tyrone Motley relaxed into the carriage seat, took the reins and so skillfully steered the horse around the ring that onlookers couldn’t believe it was his first time. “It was awesome,” said Motley,...