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  • 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.
  • Douglas W. Henley, restaurateur

    Douglas W. Henley, restaurateur
    Douglas W. Henley, former executive director of the War Memorial and a Carroll County restaurateur, died Wednesday at his Mount Airy home of pancreatic cancer. He was 67. Douglas Wade Henley was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Airy. After...
  • 'House of Cards' rolls in Aberdeen with shooting Monday, Tuesday

    The makers of "House of Cards" don't show their hand often, but Aberdeen officials were tipped off that the hit Netflix is being filmed in their city at least part of this week. The show was expected to be filmed at the Bernard J. Tobin American Legion...
  • Simsbury's Paul Dlubac III, Longtime Soldier, Active In Veterans' Affairs, Dies at 80

    Simsbury's Paul Dlubac III, Longtime Soldier, Active In Veterans' Affairs, Dies at 80
    SIMSBURY — Master Sgt. Paul "Flick" Dlubac III, a decorated veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars who was responsible for creating the first memorial to honor Medal of Honor recipients, died July 16. He was 80. Dlubac was born in 1933, the second...
  • Marines getting warm welcome home after tour in Afghanistan

    Marines getting warm welcome home after tour in Afghanistan
    Marines returning home from the combat zone in Afghanistan got a warm welcome Monday. Karla Smiley and her Military Heroes Support Foundation hosted a homecoming celebration for 10 Marines at the American Legion in Pompano Beach. Some had no family to...
  • Grab your golf clubs to benefit American Legion

    It is that time of year again to grab your golf clubs and friends in order to raise funds for the Wellington American Legion, Chris Reyka Memorial Post 390's Future Heroes Scholarship Fund. "This is the fourth year that we have hosted the tournament,"...
  • 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: 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...
  • American Legion dance supports programs for veterans and the community

    The American Legion Hall was dimly lit, but full of life and energy on Saturday, Sept. 6, as the crowd bounced and twirled to the songs of yesteryear. At a table by the door, raffle tickets were being sold to support the Legion's endeavors in the...