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  • North Parkland gets set for shot at state title

    It takes Brett Kosciolek about 45 minutes to drive from his home in Nesquehoning to Orefield. But for Kosciolek, who stars for the North Parkland Legion baseball team, it's a drive that's worth his time. And to the Buffaloes, they're more than happy to...
  • Elgin monument to Laotian veterans to be dedicated Saturday

    Elgin monument to Laotian veterans to be dedicated Saturday
    The men and women who took part in America’s “secret war” in Laos will see their history captured in bronze Saturday when a monument to their service will be dedicated at Elgin’s Veterans Memorial Park. The dedication caps a...
  • Tuesday's 7/22 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Edenton, 7 International League: Toledo at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Akron, 7:05 American Legion district tournament: Includes: Poquoson Post 273 vs. Williamsburg Post 39 (at Warhill High)...
  • Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

    Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans
    In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark. Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the...
  • 'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame

    'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame
    "Being really lucky is a Hall of Fame credential," former manager Tony La Russa said Sunday during the annual ceremonies in Cooperstown that inducted La Russa and five others into Baseball's Hall of Fame. … The NFL is defending the two-game...
  • Wednesday's 7/23 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Edenton vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League: Toledo at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Akron, 12:05 American Legion district tournament: TBA MOTORSPORTS Wacky Wednesday (at...
  • Bath, North Parkland move on, Birches eleminated in Region 2 Legion tournament

    Bath, North Parkland move on, Birches eleminated in Region 2 Legion tournament
    MUHLENBERG TOWNSHIP — To Tom Epsaro and Pat Mergel, the 2014 American Legion Region 2 Baseball Tournament is bringing back memories of 2012. That year, the Bath team lost on Day 1 of the double-elimination tournament but rebounded and eventually...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • History: Highland Park has history of honoring soldiers on Memorial Day

    History: Highland Park has history of honoring soldiers on Memorial Day
    Civil War veterans led the first "Decoration Days" with "Soldiers Grave's Decorations Committees." The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), a fraternal organization of veterans, began the tradition of laying spring flowers and arrangements on fallen...
  • Community & Clubs: Kudos to the class of 2014

    On Friday, the community came together at the sixth annual Daily Pilot Community & Clubs Hall of Fame luncheon, where 11 citizens were honored for the time, talent and treasure they have given freely in service to the youths and families of Costa Mesa,...