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  • Snow emergencies, cancellations, closures

    Snow emergencies, cancellations, closures
    The following snow emergencies, cancellations and closures have been announced due to the storm expected Friday into Saturday. SNOW EMERGENCIES Allen Township Bangor - From 10 p.m. Friday until 3 p.m. Saturday. Bath - From 10 p.m. Friday until 5...
  • Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker

    Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker
    Earl W. Bohlman, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad superintendent who later founded an electrical contracting firm, died of multiple organ failure Jan. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 88. Born in Baltimore, he was the son...
  • 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...
  • VA head outlines fix for troubled agency

    VA head outlines fix for troubled agency
    The new head of the Department of Veterans Affairs described the broad outlines Monday of an overhaul of the agency, which has been battered by scandals over lengthy delays setting up doctor's visits and attempts to cover up those backlogs. Advocates...
  • State Library Working On Record Of Connecticut's Role In The Great War

    State Library Working On Record Of Connecticut's Role In The Great War
    Howard Swanson was just a little tyke when he and his father went to New Britain General Hospital to visit his Uncle Jake. It was a long time ago, the mid-1930s, but the 82-year-old Plainville resident vividly recalls his uncle, Jacob (Fred) Bernasconi,...
  • American Legion poppies a fitting symbol on Veterans Day

    American Legion poppies a fitting symbol on Veterans Day
    Since 1921, poppies have been the American Legion's symbol of sacrifice and freedom. Nationwide, these red crepe-paper flowers are distributed in exchange for donations to help veterans. Today is Veterans Day, and the American Legion's auxiliary in...
  • Better care for our veterans is needed

    Better care for our veterans is needed
    As we remember those who have served country on this Veteran's Day, it should be noted that the systems that provide care for our veterans are being stretched to the breaking point ("After VA scandal, American Legion director sees wait times and service...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • Veterans Day events Tuesday

    Veterans Day events Tuesday
    Veterans Day observance: Hosted by American Legion Post 286 Family. During the 11 a.m. ceremony, each veteran will receive a thank you gift from the Auxiliary Unit 286. After the ceremony, a BBQ dinner will be available for for $7. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. ,...
  • News from the Lincolnwood Village Board: Lincolnwood officer promoted

    News from the Lincolnwood Village Board: Lincolnwood officer promoted
    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 6. Winter parking bans begin The first snowfall of the season on Jan. 5 triggered the alternate side parking rule to go into...