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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Bionic hand, Charlie Crist, TV antennas: Letters

    The front-page article "More of life within reach" in Saturday's Sentinel featuring Alex Pring, the 6-year old with a new "bionic" hand and arm, was the most uplifting story I've read in a long time. Not only did Albert Manero and his fellow students at...
  • Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

    Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown
    Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare. She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at the secluded...
  • Success? That's not expendable

    Success? That's not expendable
    Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt's tale about becoming Hollywood screenwriters could be a feature-length script. He worked as vice president of a financial services firm in suburban Philadelphia, locating missing heirs and lost shareholders for...
  • Dawson Stump, insurance executive

    Dawson Stump, insurance executive
    Dawson Stump, a retired Baltimore insurance executive and Korean War veteran, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at his Owings Mills home. He was 86. The son of Augustine Herman Stump, an insurance executive, and Priscilla Ridgley Dawson Penniman...
  • Will VA hospitals be ready in the future?

    I joined Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital in Cook County as a resident on July 1, 1971, and retired June 30, 2013. When I joined, building 200 (the main building at Hines) had 1,500 beds that were fully occupied. The occupants were...
  • PASSINGS: Simin Behbahani, George Hansen, Hashim Khan, Fernand St Germain

     Simin Behbahani Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran' Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...
  • Air museum celebrates Aviation Day

    "Orville Wright" paid a visit to New England Air Museum as it celebrated National Aviation Day on Aug. 19. "My brother and I made engines," Wright said, gesturing to a four-cylinder motor in a glass case. "This is the oldest surviving one." Brian...
  • Enfield's Legion Post 154 Approaching Its 70th Anniversary

    There's a saying among the veterans at the John Maciolek American Legion Post 154 in Enfield. "One of the sayings of the American Legion is, 'We're still serving,'" said Post Commander Lucien Lefevre. "Even though we are out of our military uniforms, we'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fall Season Gets Underway With Author Talks

    Fall Season Gets Underway With Author Talks
    Susan Schoenberger, author of "The Virtues of Oxygen," will speak Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m., at a free Tolland Public Library Foundation's Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series event at Tolland Town Hall, 21 Tolland Green. The novel is about Vivian and...