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  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: National Merit Scholars, 9/11 ceremony, Mutt Strut

    Crescenta Valley Briefs: National Merit Scholars, 9/11 ceremony, Mutt Strut
    The 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program recently announced its local semifinalists. They are Ericka Shin from Clark Magnet High School, and Nishanth Bhaskara, Edward Chung, Sacha Greenfield, Anderson Park, Jiesung Park, Deborah Rheem and Jeffrey...
  • H.B. group still trying to overcome obstacles to build 9/11 memorial

    Dennis Hashin thought that creating a 9/11 memorial for Huntington Beach would be as simple as removing a fountain to make room for a sculpture. He quickly learned that he was wrong. And now, three years after the project started and 13 years after...
  • Feds issue rule for honoring fallen employees with flag

    Feds issue rule for honoring fallen employees with flag
    Getting a flag from the federal government wouldn't have provided much consolation for the family of the U.S. Postal Service employee who was shot to death last year on his route in Prince George's County. But June Barnette, a great-uncle of Tyson...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Vingt-Neuf Bowmen Tuesdays through September: 3-D archery from 5 p.m. until dark at the Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall. Crab symposium Today, Sept. 14: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St....
  • New police chief to reach out to community

    New police chief to reach out to community
    LEESBURG — Newly appointed Leesburg police Chief Rob Hicks said he is all about community, and his first changes to the department will be in the area of relations with the residents the department serves. Hicks, 43, pledged to reach out to the...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Kasabian to Snoop Dogg

    Setting Times stories to music: From Kasabian to Snoop Dogg
    The soundtracks for the first two Great Reads of the week were by Scottish bands: We Were Promised Jetpacks, and Jesus and Mary Chain. (Don’t the Scots have a knack for great band names? The former is one of my favorite names ever.) I lived in...
  • Deep Red Kansas Seat Could Be Up For Grabs

    Let's go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Senate in November's elections. After all, Nate Silver, the paragon of quantitative journalism, puts the party's chances of doing so at 62.6 percent. On second thought, let'...
  • Huntington salutes Patriot Day

    City, county and state officials attended as American Legion Post 133 presented its annual Patriot Day ceremony Thursday at the Huntington Beach Pier to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
  • City to remember 9/11 with ceremony Thursday

    Thirteen years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, a sunny New York City day turned to tragedy as two planes hit the Twin Towers in lower Manhattan. A special 9/11 recognition ceremony will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park, 411 N. Federal Highway,...
  • Middletown's Dario Highsmith Makes Move To Tailback

    Middletown's Dario Highsmith Makes Move To Tailback
    Dario Highsmith should run the ball with the same elusiveness and effectiveness this season and maybe accomplish even more than he did a year ago for the Middletown High football team. He'll just do it from a different position. Highsmith was the Blue...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Crescenta Commons tiles up for sale; Foothill Community Business Expo

    The Crescenta Valley Town Council still has tiles available for purchase that will surround the future Crescenta Commons, at the corner of Orange and Rosemont avenues. The 8-inch-by-6-inch tiles can bear customized messages with no more than nine...