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  • Manchester Elks Lodge Collecting Clothes For Needy Veterans

    The Manchester Elks Lodge recently delivered a truckload of donated clothing to the veterans hospital in Newington and is planning a November clothing drive to bring in more items for needy veterans. Last month Manchester resident Gerry Gallo was...
  • Letters recognize and thank WWII vet

    Letters recognize and thank WWII vet
    George Lutz never liked to brag about his bravery as a pilot during World War II, but 2,000 people recently sent him letters in appreciation of his exploits. That was a far cry from the 25 to 30 letters his son, Charles Lutz, feared his dad would...
  • From the Boathouse: Sailing requires more than sight

    Ahoy! The Women's Ocean Racing and Sailing Assn. (WORSA) and the Newport Harbor American Legion Post 291 are hosting the 25th annual Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Saturday. More than 200 guests will be invited to help steer the boats and...
  • State rejects planned sale of Griswold Ambulance

    State rejects planned sale of Griswold Ambulance
    The state's rejection of Griswold Ambulance Company's planned sale to Middlesex Hospital has forestalled the Oct. 17 closing date and revived hopes for maintaining the 70-year-old company in town. But town officials are moving forward with a request for...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • The Harbor Report: Lots of high points in High Point series

    Over this last week, we wrapped up the 2014 Newport Beach High Point Series. We have a new Harbor 20 Class champion and Harbor 20 High Point winners. Every year, our local sailboats race under the Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF) in an event...
  • Xavier To Name New Football Field After Larry McHugh Saturday

    Xavier To Name New Football Field After Larry McHugh Saturday
    MIDDLETOWN — Larry McHugh is president of the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of Connecticut. But those titles are not what he holds in highest regard. "Wherever I am, when someone still...
  • North and northwest suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    North and northwest suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Dann & Raymond's Movie Night: Daily Herald film editor...
  • Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, veteran

    Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, veteran
    Lt. Col. Earl W. Nesbitt, a retired decorated career Army officer who had fought in Vietnam and remained a staunch advocate for veterans, died Sunday at Northwest Hospital of complications from diabetes. He was 74. The son of James Robert Nesbitt Sr., a...
  • Meet the ghosts of Havre de Grace and the woman telling their stories

    Stores are stocked with costumes and giant bags of candy in preparation for the droves of children who will go trick-or-treating at the end of the month. But hand in hand with the fun side of Halloween is the spooky side, and Harford County is not...
  • Obama incapable of admitting error in Iraq

    Obama incapable of admitting error in Iraq
    Last month, I likened President Obama's reaction to ISIS as being in Alice's Wonderland. Recently a federal judge said that Obama's arbitrary rewrites of the Obamacare law "leads us down a path toward Alice's Wonderland where up is down and down is up and...