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  • Community and Clubs: Legion is legend in Newport Beach

    "The Legion," as it is known, is not the oldest service club in Newport Beach, but it is by far the most visible. Members protect their values and their beloved building like a mother bear protects her cubs. With the ever-increasing support for our...
  • American Legion Post 55 in Clermont suffers fire

    American Legion Post 55 in Clermont suffers fire
    Fire swept through the American Legion Post 55 in Clermont on Sunday morning, Clermont Fire Department authorities said. The veterans' building at 1063 W. DeSoto St. already was shrouded in "light to moderate smoke conditions" when the fire department...
  • Rookery benefit set for nature center

    Watch birds return to their night rookery at Trout Lake Nature Center in Eustis. During the winter months large numbers of double-crested cormorants and anhingas fly in over the lake and settle in bald cypress trees. Wood ducks, egrets, great blue herons...
  • Listen to good advice when retirement becomes your way of life

    I have been thinking about baby boomers who, for one reason or another, have left the daily grind. No more snooze button to hit, no more gridlock. Gone is the relentless psycho babble cascading from the next cubicle and (a boost in morale, so they say)...
  • Landowners to get pitch for wind-power superhighway

    No, the Grain Belt Express isn't a monorail pitched by a con man like in "The Simpsons"; it's a transmission line designed to carry wind-generated electricity. Beginning next week, Clean Line Energy Partners will host a series of public meetings about...
  • Lovell Health Care Center gets 4-star rating in VA assessment

    Lovell Health Care Center gets 4-star rating in VA assessment
    More than six months after the Veterans Affairs health system was mired in controversy, the top brass at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center expressed pride Thursday in the hospital's recent four out of five-star rating. Director Dr....
  • Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson

    Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson
    An administrative law judge will decide whether a Towson student housing project that's drawn criticism from neighbors and community members should go forward. The $75 million project would accommodate more than 600 college students, mainly those...
  • Woman assaulted by man she told police was stealing downspouts [Crime Log]

    Woman assaulted by man she told police was stealing downspouts [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. A 67-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed of her...
  • Eustis Rec to sign up boys, girls for hoops

    Eustis Recreation Department is accepting registration for youth basketball league for boys and girls in kindergarten through fifth grade through Jan. 30 or until the program is full. League games will begin in early February and will be held Thursday...
  • Budget victory for veterans

    The omnibus appropriations bill approved by Congress and signed last month by the president finally closed the book on federal budgeting for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, more than two months late and only after another threat of a government shutdown....
  • Albert M Irwin February 11, 1918 - December 22, 2014

    Albert M Irwin<br/> February 11, 1918 - December 22, 2014
    Newport Beach’s beloved “Coach” and Lifeguard, Albert M Irwin, passed away on Monday, Dec. 22nd, 2014.  He will be remembered as a gentleman who changed the course of many lives bringing out the best in others. During the weeks prior...