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Heroism

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  • Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting

    Officer from Annapolis area recognized for heroism in Navy Yard shooting
    When the report of a shooting came in over the radio last September at the Navy Yard in Washington, Master at Arms Charles Pitt initially assumed it was a drill. "These things don't really happen here," said the Annapolis-area resident. Pitt got...
  • Heroin addict admits to Palmer Township crime spree

    The heroin addict stole a television from the Palmer Township hotel where he had crashed for three days, leaving a note that he was sorry, but the loss could be charged to his credit card. Four months later, when Joseph M. Misero robbed a bank in the...
  • Bubba Salvages His Weekend On 18

    CROMWELL — Bubba Watson had two shots to save his Travelers Championship on Friday. The first saw his ball nestled in a fairway bunker on the 444-yard, par-4 18th. The second came from off the green and 58 feet from the hole. Watson missed the...
  • Korean War Hero George Lawall

     
    When Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township sent me this war story the other day, I was blown away by his research, his writing and especially by the remarkable young man (at left) he was writing about. I knew right......
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]

    On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]
    The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
  • Snowden didn't call himself a hero but he's acted like one [Letter]

    Snowden didn't call himself a hero but he's acted like one [Letter]
    I was surprised by your editorial on the NBC interview with Edward Snowden ("Snowden speaks," May 29). I consider myself fairly objective, yet I heard very different responses from Mr. Snowden than the editorial suggests. It was almost a cognitive...
  • A purse snatching, a wild chase, a suspect captured

    A purse snatching, a wild chase, a suspect captured
    It was the kind of chase a Hollywood screenwriter would conjure up. It started with a simple purse snatching, followed by a desperate foot sprint, then pursuit of a bicycle with pink rims and finally, a manhunt using a Dodge Caravan van. It ended with a...
  • 'Game of Thrones' writers on season finale and why 'All Men Must Die'

     'Game of Thrones' writers on season finale and why 'All Men Must Die'
    Warning — the following article contains major spoilers about the season finale to "Game of Thrones." Wrapping up its fourth season, HBO's "Game of Thrones" has not just avoided toppling under the weight of its own story lines, it's become a...
  • Idaho politician speaks out in defense of Bowe Bergdahl's hometown

    Idaho politician speaks out in defense of Bowe Bergdahl's hometown
    Just the other day, the mammoth CNN satellite truck finally moved out from the front of Zaney’s coffeehouse. But the reporters are still here in the isolated mountain town of Hailey, Idaho. They’re lurking between parked cars, rushing up...
  • Sharing his memory: Widow remembers husband's heroism

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. Virginia Hallman-Reinbold of Emmaus has carried the memory of her husband,  Staff Sgt. Sherwood H. Hallman, for 50 years since his heroic death in World  War...
  • Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say

    Freed U.S. soldier is a deserter, some who served with him say
    For nearly five years, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been hailed as a hero: a prisoner of war captured while on combat duty in Afghanistan and held captive by the Taliban. But in the days since Bergdahl's high-profile release Saturday — celebrated...