| Apr 23, 2011
Despite the sultry temperature, Jacqueline Centeno refused to yield. She knew her grandpa never would. Or her father.
So, Centeno — joined by about 100 others who turned out Thursday afternoon at the 65th Infantry Veterans Park in Osceola County...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township responded to my recent stories about World War II heroes by sending me the remarkable account that he researched and wrote about his high school friend George Lawall.
The compelling subject line on his email was...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Captain Edward Morris Fitch, Jr., age 93, joined our Heavenly Father on June 9, from natural causes.
Born in Phoenix, AZ, August 26, 1920 son of Edward Fitch, Sr.& Lillian Ann Fitch. Loving husband to Beverly for 62 years. Devoted father to Edward,III...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
There is a scene that bookends "No Way Out," the 1987 espionage thriller starring Kevin Costner. He's a naval officer, a hero, being interrogated about the murder of the secretary of Defense's mistress. There are hints that he might be a double agent. You...
| May 26, 2014
A Korean War veteran tells the story of swimming in a river near the Korean Demilitarized Zone and making a horrific discovery on the river floor. A Gulf War veteran talks about the seemingly benign ways the military is glorified in toys and even...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Most American presidents' reputations improve after they leave office. In the warm light of history, once-derided chief executives seem to gain retroactive stature.
The most vivid example is Harry Truman, who left the White House during the Korean War...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Charles Herbert Vincent, 86, of Burbank California passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, June 6, 2014. Herb was born in Hamilton Montana to Frank Seymour Vincent and Flossie Jewel (Pyle) Vincent. He graduated from Burbank High School in 1946 and...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The neo-conservative commentator, Robert Kagan, co-founder in 1997 of the Project for a New American Century, and after that institution crashed amidst the ruins of Iraq, founder of its 2009 successor, the Foreign Policy Initiative, is continuing his...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Dale Benson, a Chicago actor whose career spans six decades, is to receive a special Joseph Jefferson Award at the November ceremony, the Jeff Awards committee said Friday.
Benson has long been known for his comic work, especially in suburban farces. He...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Soon we shall get to the bottom of the swap of five Taliban kingpins from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility for one Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
In time we will learn whether Bergdahl really served with "honor and distinction" and was "captured on the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's difficult to believe that mortgage interest rates are now officially at the lowest point in history.
Or, at least, the lowest point in history as defined by the Freddie Mac, which has been keeping track of 15-year fixed-rate mortgages since 1991....