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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Anthony Castellani, Well-Known Avon Builder, Dies At 84

    AVON — Anthony "Tony" Castellani, a lifelong Avon resident known for the fine homes he built throughout the Farmington Valley, died on July 26. He was 84. Castellani was born in 1929 and grew up on Old Farms Road on the family's chicken farm. He...
  • Kimchi like your North Korean grandma makes

    Kimchi like your North Korean grandma makes
    Not all of us are lucky enough to have a Korean mom or halmuhni (grandma) to make us giant jars of kimchi to stuff into our refrigerators. Some of us have to buy kimchi from sterilized jars from mass Korean grocers or get them at Costco. If you’re...
  • A View From History

    A View From History
    As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons....
  • Lawrence Summers: Ending the second-term curse

    Disillusionment with Washington has rarely run higher. Congress is unable to act even in areas where there is widespread agreement that measures are necessary, such as immigration, infrastructure spending and business tax reform. The Obama...
  • Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer

    Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer
    Donald H. Seitz, a retired civil engineer who spent most of his career with McLean Contracting Co. of Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., died Aug. 3 of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was 88. The son of Henry Seitz, a Baltimore &...
  • What's the secret of Nixon's unpopularity?

    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...
  • Horror Director Philip Marshak Dies at 80

    Philip Marshak, a director known for his work on numerous horror and X-rated films of the 1970s and '80s, died Thursday, July 24 in Los Angeles after a battle with diabetes and leukemia. He was 80. Born in the Bronx, NY, Marshak worked as an...
  • Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

    SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
  • Florida collegiate baseball team ready to take on Korean team

    Florida collegiate baseball team ready to take on Korean team
    LEESBURG — Three Leesburg Lightning players are part of a team stepping up to the plate, literally and figuratively, in a display of international diplomacy. The Lightning teammates were picked to represent a squad from the six-team Florida...
  • Rubio honors famed Puerto Rican regiment at Orange event

    Rubio honors famed Puerto Rican regiment at Orange event
    Norberto Rivera traveled from South Florida to Orlando for a big celebration — one he has always dreamed about. Rivera, 83, was one of 31 veterans from the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as "Los Borinqueneers," gathered in the auditorium of...
  • Local vets get French Legion of Honor medals

    It was a special week for a number of World War II and Korean War veterans as they filled the auditorium at the Boynton Beach Civic Center recently. The veterans, mostly in their 80s and 90s, were there to receive France's highest civic and military...