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  • Cookbook chefs to whip up tasty programs at the library

    W.T. Bland Public Library will present Cookbook Café, part of the "Mount Dora Gets Cooking @ the Library" series, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. The following chefs/authors, Ze' Carter, Lucille D'Armi-Riggio and...
  • Howard L. Smith Sr., teacher

    Howard L. Smith Sr., teacher
    Howard L. Smith Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools science teacher who was a Korean War veteran, died Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of complications from a stroke. He was 83. The son of Charles Smith, a Baltimore & Ohio...
  • It's the sounds of holiday music

    It's the sounds of holiday music
    Nothing beats live music for tuning into the holiday season. Choral and jazz concerts, madrigal dinners and more are coming to stages in the south suburbs this week and next. Calumet City The Governors State University Concert Chorale, previously...
  • Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula
    Looking to get some holiday shopping done in the next couple of weeks? Consider one of the following craft shows in the region. From crafters with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows...
  • Omaha Beach survivor Neal Brundage shares his story at Veterans Day program

    Omaha Beach survivor Neal Brundage shares his story at Veterans Day program
    During World War II Neal Brundage, a medic in the U.S. Navy, was involved in a terrifying incident in the English Channel. He hadn't talked about it for seven decades, but he broke his silence at Windsor's Veteran's Day Observance Ceremony Nov. 11 at Town...
  • A thankful community remembers veterans

    When Pastor Charles Seivard began the invocation to the Veterans' Day service at Oscar Swanson Park in North Grosvenordale, he brought home the import of the day. "Think of one individual who served," he said. "See their faces, speak their names, remember...
  • Wreaths Across America to honor veterans

    At noon Dec. 13, American Legion Post 219 in Fruitland Park will aid Wreaths Across America in honoring our veterans by laying wreaths on the graves of veterans in Shiloh Cemetery on Shiloh Street in Fruitland Park. Wreaths Across America pursues its...
  • Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose
    The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor. "Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...
  • Veterans Day speeches focus on support for those who served

    Veterans Day speeches focus on support for those who served
    Speakers at the American Legion Post 222 Veterans Day celebration Tuesday seemed to voice a common refrain: Serve the men and women who served the country. It's the best way to say thank you to U.S. military members, past and present, Frank Daniel...
  • Gloucester Board OKs rezoning proposal

    Gloucester Board OKs rezoning proposal
    The proposal for a 218-unit apartment complex, commercial site and new American Legion building on Route 17 in Gloucester County will move forward. Thursday night, the Gloucester Board of Supervisors approved the rezoning of 38 acres across from the...
  • Veterans Day ceremony salutes service

    Veterans Day ceremony salutes service
    He stood on a hill looking down on Two Strike Park in La Crescenta Tuesday. Wearing U.S. Marine Corps dress blues, Pvt. Hosep Bahlounian rarely broke parade rest unless greeted. Most of those well-wishers were military veterans, many Bahlounian didn&...