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  • 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...
  • Kennedy retires after 38 years as Norco Legion league president

    Charles "Chic" Kennedy's last official act as president of the Northampton County American Legion Baseball League came last Sunday during a monthly meeting. The popular Kennedy, after 38 years as president, exited the meeting room to a standing...
  • RCP Dominates Familiar Foe

    MIDDLETOWN – The American Legion Northeast Regional is typically filled with unfamiliar opponents and unlikely matchups. But for Middletown and the Rocky Hill-Cromwell- Portland team, Friday's game turned into a neighborhood beat-down in the...
  • Matthew T. Kellermann, systems analyst

    Matthew T. Kellermann, systems analyst
    Matthew T. Kellermann, a computer systems analyst and lifelong baseball fan, died Aug. 1 of a heart attack at his Ellicott City home. He was 53. The son of John L. "Jack" Kellermann, an American Telephone & Telegraph worker, and Ruth Bopp Kellermann,...
  • Railroad Museum, Farmers Market, breakfast among regular attractions in Perryville [neighborhood column]

    The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park; vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and other wares. The Perryville Railroad Museum is open every...
  • Crab cracking, foot stomping time has arrived in Havre de Grace [neighborhood column]

    It's seafood time, dear readers! Enjoy the 33rd Havre de Grace Seafood Festival in Tydings Park, today through Sunday, (Aug. 8-10) Friday 3 to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sample seafood delicacies from near and far,...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: CV Chamber mixer; Painted chair exhibit

    The Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday at Caspian Services, 121 W. Lexington Drive, Glendale. Tickets costs $7 for members and $9 for nonmembers. For more information, call (818) 248-4957 or email...
  • Catasauqua man accused of beating, threats in Whitehall Twp.

    A Catasauqua man knocked a friend to the ground and beat him in the woods behind the American Legion in Whitehall Township on Saturday afternoon, police said. Daniel Dilliard, 20, of the 500 block of Race Street was heard shouting "I'm going to kill you"...
  • American Legion Northeast Regional

    Location: Palmer Field, Middletown Dates: Thursday-Monday Connecticut teams: Cheshire, RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland), Middletown Other teams: Milford, Mass.; Central Falls, R.I.; Dover, N.H.; Bangor, Maine; Essex, Vt. Thursday schedule:...
  • June R. ShieldsJuly 16, 1925 - July 7, 2014

    June R. Shields<br/>July 16, 1925 - July 7, 2014
    June R. Shields, age 88, passed away July 7, 2014.  She was born and lived in England until the outbreak of World War II, then sent to the United States at age 14 to avoid the Nazi Blitz.    June's colorful life included stints as a June Taylor Dancer,...
  • Times photographer assaulted after taking Legion picture

     
    Three men assault Los Angeles Times staff photographer Paul Calvert after taking this photo....