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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Arthur Banister: Retired fighter pilot chased solar eclipses

    Arthur Williams Banister flew fighter jets in the Korean War and later chased solar eclipses around the world as the "ultimate hobby." The retired Air Force colonel, West Point graduate, math professor and stamp enthusiast had been in declining health...
  • Raymond Bauer: Science teacher shocked, inspired students

    Raymond Bauer: Science teacher shocked, inspired students
    Science teacher Raymond Bauer sparked students' curiosity with experiments that exploded, foamed and fizzed. But his grandson's all-time favorite was when "Paw-Paw," helping out last year as a volunteer tutor at Lakemont Elementary School in Winter...
  • East Hartford Gives Vietnam-Era Veteran Honorary Diploma

     East Hartford Gives Vietnam-Era Veteran Honorary Diploma
    EAST HARTFORD — A 57-year-old Vietnam War-era veteran who joined the military before he could graduate from high school was awarded an honorary diploma by the school board on Tuesday night. "It's 40 years later and I'm going to go to Hillside...
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  • Flag Day Ceremony set for June 7 in Bel Air

    The Town of Bel Air will celebrate Flag Day on Saturday, June 7, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park. Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
  • Chester Nez, last of WWII's original Navajo code talkers, dies at 93

    If Chester Nez dared to use his Navajo language in school, punishment was swift and literally distasteful. He had to scrub his tongue with a toothbrush and wash out his mouth with bitter soap. So he was intrigued when recruiters from the U.S. Marines...
  • 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...
  • Air Force museum starts with Wright stuff

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio Turns out, I have a few things in common with Wilbur and Orville Wright. I grew up near Dayton, Ohio. I've been very involved in bicycling and newspapering. I even, like Wilbur, was smacked in the face by a...
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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 dead at 82

    Casey Kasem, the U.S. radio personality who counted down pop music hits on his popular weekly radio show and also lent his distinctive voice to hippie sleuth Shaggy in the "Scooby Doo" cartoons, died on Sunday. He was 82. "Early this Father's Day...