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  • Veterans cemetery at the Great Park?

    Veterans cemetery at the Great Park?
    When American Legion Chaplain Bill Cook peered through the chainlink fence at the windswept landscape — stripes of concrete marking a scrubby field framed by dark green foothills in the distance — he remembered the Phantoms. The fighter jets...
  • Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

    Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day
    The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair. This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
  • Opponents to 101 York plan demonstration Thursday

    Opponents to 101 York plan demonstration Thursday
    Opponents of a proposed retail and student housing development at the corner of York Road and Burke Avenue, 101 York, will take the issue to the streets Thursday during rush hour. Members of the American Legion and the Greater Towson Council of...
  • Niantic Boy Scout Became Nazi Spy

    Niantic Boy Scout Became Nazi Spy
    This is the story of a Boy Scout from Connecticut who grew up to become a Nazi spy during World War II — and another Boy Scout who helped capture the traitor. This true tale contains all the elements of a film about espionage — a defection...
  • Youth Scene Reimers shines in win

    McKenna BMW defeated Zero Trash, 4-1 in six innings of Laguna Beach Little League AAA Division action at Riddle Field Tuesday behind a stellar pitching performance by Ben Reimers. Reimers handled Zero Trash's lineup racking up nine strikeouts and...
  • The Harbor Report: The Walters weigh in on boating

    Have you ever watched the ventriloquist comedian Jeff Dunham when he is doing a routine with his puppet, Walter? The character is described as an old curmudgeon who says whatever we're afraid to say, because he just doesn't care anymore. When I was...
  • O.C. veterans propose cemetery on former Marine base

    O.C. veterans propose cemetery on former Marine base
    When American Legion Chaplain Bill Cook peered through the chain-link fence at the windswept landscape — a broken runway, scrubby fields and green foothills in the distance — he remembered the Phantoms. The fighter jets were once a regular...
  • Little League: Lumberyard too much for UPS

    Lumberyard got off to a fast start in its AAA Division game against UPS on a hot and windy Tuesday, and used that quick opening to take an 11-6 victory in Laguna Beach Little League action. Lumberyard started strong getting four runs in the first inning,...
  • New specialty license plates hit Florida roads

    New specialty license plates hit Florida roads
    The specialty license plate spigot has been tightened in the last few years, but there are still drops getting through including two new plates on the road this year and at least four new potential plates being considered by lawmakers. In 2008, a...
  • Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute

    Naval Academy students give aging veterans a final salute
    Richard Harryman was wearing a crisp blue shirt for the occasion, and his hospital bed was in the living room. There were punch and cookies on a table in the hall, and family and friends were waiting when a car arrived carrying four midshipmen....
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