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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Fallen Korean War hero was just 17 years old

    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...
  • The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...
  • Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters

    Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters
    The 5 senses I have pondered what patriotism is for me. I believe one can touch it, smell it, feel it, see it and hear it. Patriotism is when I am able to shake the hand of a soldier in thanks for placing his or her life in harm's way for us. It is...
  • China's hungry cattle feasting on alfalfa grown on Utah farm

    JENSEN, Utah It's easy to find the largest Chinese-owned hay farm in the United States. It sits 189 miles east of Salt Lake City, on a stunningly scenic bend of the Green River. After driving past the only gas station in Jensen, population 400, a...
  • A View From History

    View From History: Stalin Eyes Korea
    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. Today'...
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  • Edward Morris Fitch, Jr. August 26, 1920 - June 9, 2014

    Edward Morris Fitch, Jr. <br/> August 26, 1920 - June 9, 2014
    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...
  • 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......
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  • Bureaucracy Squashes Widow's Hope To Recover Land Taken By Eminent Domain

     Bureaucracy Squashes Widow's Hope To Recover Land Taken By Eminent Domain
    Two months ago an 89-year-old Andover widow, Carolyn Sheehan, said in this column that she hoped someone in government would let her buy back 11.3 acres that the state Department of Transportation took by eminent domain 27 years ago for a planned...
  • Casey Kasem, Shaggy on 'Scooby-Doo,' Voice of 'American Top 40,' Dies at 82

    Casey Kasem, the resonant voice of Top 40 radio and a vocal fixture on cartoon programs for the past 40 years, has died, according to his daughter. He was 82. Kasem died Sunday of Lewy body disease, a common form of progressive dementia. Daughter Kerri...