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  • Saturday's local baseball roundup: Gloucester Post 75 Junior Legion teams wins twice more, reaches state final

    American Legion: Gloucester Post 75 has reached a winner-take-all title game in the state Junior American Legion tournament in Colonial Heights.   Post 75, 5-1 in the tournament, won 12-3 over Chesapeake Post 280 Saturday morning, then earned a 6-0...
  • Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery

    Legislature approves plan for new Orange County veterans cemetery
    A proposal to build a new veterans cemetery in Orange County cleared the Legislature on Monday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's approval.  The measure by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) would direct the state Department of Veterans...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1984, Parkland beats Dieruff for first time on football field

    FLASHBACK: In 1984, Parkland beats Dieruff for first time on football field
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. August 25 1984—Mike Collier collects three hits, including a home run, and Allentown beats West Bethelhem 5-3 for its fifth straight Blue Mountain...
  • Enfield's Legion Post 154 Approaching Its 70th Anniversary

    There's a saying among the veterans at the John Maciolek American Legion Post 154 in Enfield. "One of the sayings of the American Legion is, 'We're still serving,'" said Post Commander Lucien Lefevre. "Even though we are out of our military uniforms, we'...
  • Services for Bill Paulik have been announced

     
    Here's Bill Paulik's obituary, which was printed in Sunday's Morning Call: William J. Paulik, 83, of Salisbury Twp., passed away July 18th, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of JoAnne (Rapp) Paulik for the past 55 years. Born in...
  • Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate

    Another state could be getting Confederate flag license plate
    There are several states in the union that allow specialty license plates adorned with the Confederate flag. And now there could be one more, Texas. Will Florida be next? Probably not, but here's why. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth District...
  • High School Roundup: HB's Bessa shines at field hockey event

    Franchesca Bessa of Huntington Beach High returned home Monday after performing at the USA Field Hockey National Futures Championship at Spooky Nook Sports indoor sports complex in Lancaster, Pa. Bessa was selected for the girls' Under-16 roster for...
  • Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program

    Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program
    Atholton High School's Miles Walker recently captured the state's top prize in an American Legion national government instruction program, an accomplishment that for the 16-year-old rising senior was nearly a lifetime in the making. The Columbia...
  • Start to finish, Laurel's Independence Day is a blast

    Laurel residents and visitors celebrated with American pride at Independence Day festivities that started with a parade and ended with fireworks at Granville Gude Park on Saturday, July 5. "This is my first year here. It was a festive, Independence...
  • North Parkland, Bath move into Region II Legion final four

    North Parkland, Bath move into Region II Legion final four
    North Parkland scored five runs in the eighth inning to beat Nor-Gwyn 5-4 in the winner's bracket final Monday night while Bath remained alive in the Region II American Legion baseball tournament in suburban Reading with a 4-2 win over Pine Grove. Both...
  • Hoping Coplay's Balliet Stadium comes back to life

     
    I never talked to him about before he died on Christmas Day in 1992, but I have a strong hunch that my grandfather, Frank Groller, intentionally picked his gravesite to be near Coplay's Balliet Stadium. I visited the site last week and it's just a long...