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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...
  • Vin-tage Scully: Already something to look forward to next year

    Vin-tage Scully: Already something to look forward to next year
    It was fitting that the news came to me over the radio Tuesday evening that Vin Scully, the eternal voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will return for the next baseball season, which will be Scully’s 66th year of calling Dodgers games. Think...
  • Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]

    Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]
    Maryland native Joseph Gantt joined the Army at 18, serving with distinction as a Sergeant First Class in the South Pacific during World War II, even though the military segregated him because of the color of his skin. Gantt had redeployed to the front...
  • Civil War-era cannon delivers local history with a bang

    Shortly before noon on July 29, two large explosions filled the air near the Enfield Public Library. The loud booming sounds were the culmination of a 45-minute presentation by the Ninth Massachusetts Light Artillery Regiment, a group of Civil War re-...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Badass Grandpas: 'The Expendables 3′ and 12 More Seasoned Stars

    When Bette Davis coined the phrase "Old age is no place for sissies," she may as well have been describing the plot of "The Expendables 3." Written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, the ensemble film features a cast of mature action vets who aren't...
  • Myron Barnstone: An art career in perspective

    To Myron Barnstone, artistic skill is not genetic or a divine gift, nor is it learned through faithful copying. To be a master artist is not to be simply "creative." Skill, no matter what medium, is based on years of rigorous training, mastered...
  • 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...
  • 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...