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  • Service dog offers thanks for war heroes' sacrifice

    Service dog offers thanks for war heroes' sacrifice
    Just south of 13 years, America has waged what seems a never-ending global war on terror. Much has changed during that time. Motives for an invasion. Commanders-in-chief. Enemies. Even the phrase coined for our response to soulless evil on a September...
  • Regional Digest: Sea Dogs Sweep Rock Cats

    Sean Coyle had a two-run homer and two-run single in the first two innings, and the Portland Sea Dogs defeated the Rock Cats 4-2 Saturday in Portland, Maine, to sweep an Eastern League doubleheader. Mike McCarthy allowed three hits in five innings of...
  • Less is more when approving specialty plates

    Less is more when approving specialty plates
    If ever there were a moratorium large enough to drive a truck through, it's the one the Florida Legislature imposed in 2008 to curb the number of specialty license plates. Back then, state lawmakers said there were too many tags. Now, there are even more....
  • New committee attempting to bring back the lights and life at Coplay's Sammy Balliet Stadium

    It was once the mecca of local baseball, hosting games of all varieties throughout the spring and summer. It hosted high school baseball's league and district championship games as well as American Legion state and regional tournaments. For several...
  • Hartford Snaps Branford's Legion Win Streak

    Branford's 58-game win streak against Connecticut American Legion teams is officially over. Led by closer Neffy DeLacruz and timely hitting, Hartford snapped the longest Legion win streak in the state Thursday night with a 3-1 victory over previously...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Dolphin results: Joe Kessling's Off Duty caught a 21-pound dolphin Saturday to top a 20-boat fleet and win the Mahi-Mahi Madness II Charity Fishing Tournament held by the Sons of The American Legion Post 304 in Dania Beach. Reel Lady was second with a 13-...
  • READER SUBMITTED: American Legion Auxiliary Call To Convention

    Helen Goewey, of Prospect, president of the American Legion Auxiliary for the State of Connecticut will convene the 94th Annual Department of CT Convention on July 10. The Convention will be held at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, 100 Capitol Blvd.,...
  • 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...
  • Bands present star-spangled concerts

    Friday is the Fourth of July, which means it's a good a time to strike up the band. Or in this case, bands, since four local bands have Independence Day programs on tap. So get those lawn chairs planted and flags waving. The Allentown Band, under the...
  • Amateur Baseball: Southington Shuts Out Tobacco Valley

    Tim Norton and Craig Frobel combined to pitch a three-hit shutout as Southington defeated Tobacco Valley 2-0 in a Connecticut Collegiate Baseball League game at Southington High School. Norton pitched the first four innings and Frobel went the final...