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  • O.C.-area Pearl Harbor survivors group holds its last gathering

    O.C.-area Pearl Harbor survivors group holds its last gathering
    The three elderly men walked slowly to the front of the American Legion hall and settled into a row of chairs by the podium. They wore Hawaiian shirts, and white pants and shoes, and the words emblazoned on each of their caps noted their place in history:...
  • Regional Digest: Southington Football Team Honored By Walter Camp

    Southington Football Team Honored By Walter Camp The Southington Blue Knights, the No. 1 team in the state's high school football season-ending polls, is the Walter Camp Football Foundation's choice to receive the Joseph W. Kelly Award, which is awarded...
  • American Ambulance to take over town's emergency service

    American Ambulance to take over town's emergency service
    The Griswold Board of Selectmen voted Dec. 15 to contract with American Ambulance Service Inc. of Norwich to provide the town's emergency medical response, ending its seven-decade arrangement with Griswold Ambulance. First Selectman Kevin Skulczyck said...
  • Jamestown junior Kent Klyman commits to pitch for N.C. State

    Jamestown junior Kent Klyman commits to pitch for N.C. State
    Kent Klyman, a junior left-hander who helped Jamestown High reach the 4A South Region baseball tournament this past season, has committed to play for North Carolina State University. He is the second Jamestown pitcher to declare to an ACC school in the...
  • Things to do around Clarendon Hills this weekend, Dec. 5-7

    If you’re in the mood to brave the cold weather this weekend, make it worth your while by checking out these events. For more event listings around the suburbs, check out the Pioneer Press events calendar. Western Springs Recreation Dodgeball...
  • Lafayette cross country team adds to Bay Rivers District winning streaks | Bay Rivers notebook

     Lafayette cross country team adds to Bay Rivers District winning streaks |  Bay Rivers notebook
    Call it the “Year of the Streak.” In sport after Bay Rivers District sport, perennial powerhouses have added to streaks they’ve been building for years. Lafayette’s football team has won 22 consecutive district games, five shy...
  • 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...
  • Veterans Day events in the south suburbs

    Veterans Day events in the south suburbs
    A gathering to decorate holiday stockings for overseas troops, a concert and dinner dance are among the ways to mark Veterans Day in the south suburbs next week. Events will be on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, unless noted otherwise. Orland Park The...
  • More Veterans Day events than ever in Boca, West Boca

    More Veterans Day events than ever in Boca, West Boca
    With an estimated 1.2 million veterans living in Florida, it's no wonder that observances for veterans are growing in Boca Raton and West Boca. War-time veterans make up 75 percent of the total, with Vietnam vets the largest category, according to the...
  • Power outage momentarily dims voting at San Fernando polling places

    Power outage momentarily dims voting at San Fernando polling places
    At the polling place at San Fernando Elementary, the voting was lights out. Literally. The power inside the school’s George Lopez Auditorium went out momentarily on election day at about 10 a.m. Poll workers said they didn’t know what caused...
  • Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters

    Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters
    Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to settle a close, contentious race for governor and decide an unusually large number of ballot questions as well as races for U.S. SenateĀ andĀ House, the General Assembly and the County Board. Missing election...