| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
To the editor: Thank you for this article showing the stupidity and huge cost of the military veterans program, which is apparently riddled with fraudulent — but acceptable — claims.
Webster’s defines disability as “inability...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Jerry McNeely, Emmy-nominated television writer and creator of series including "Owen Marshall, Counelor at Law," died Monday in Tarzana. He was 86 and had suffered from Parkinson's Disease for several years.
McNeely was one of TV's busiest writers in...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 1:01 PM
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 &...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Ever since he was a child, 65-year-old Edward Mathis of Easton remembers some member of his family serving in the military. So, with that thought in mind last year, he researched the matter and found an unbroken chain that started long before he fought in...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Amiable actor James Garner, whose moderately successful film career was eclipsed by two extraordinarily popular television series, "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files," has died, according to reports. He was 86.
Like many popular leading men of Hollywood'...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "The Rockford Files," has died at age 86, Los Angeles police confirmed early Sunday.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Don Matheson, 84, a veteran television actor best known for his portrayal of one of the humans stranded on a mysterious planet on the science-fiction series "Land of the Giants," died June 29 in Woodland Hills. His daughter, Michele Matheson, said he...
| Aug 1, 2014
LEESBURG — The Korean War ended 61 years ago this week, an anniversary that will be commemorated at a ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans Memorial at Fountain Park near City Hall.
The signing of the armistace July 27, 1953, will be...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...