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  • New releases by Hampton Roads writers

     New releases by Hampton Roads writers
    Hampton Roads nonfiction writers tipped the scales on this month's list of new releases, with topics ranging from family life to military history. Fiction titles focus on teens and young adults. Take a look. You never know when you might discover a...
  • Clerk's office awards scholarships to local students

    Recently four students, including three from the western communities, earned $1,000 college scholarships, from the Clerk & Comptroller's office employees. James Bukowski of Loxahatchee, Ashley Pascual of Royal Palm Beach, Jefferson Wang of Wellington and...
  • Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance

    Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance
    For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor. He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax...
  • Bernard F. Fisher dies at 87; Vietnam rescuer earned Medal of Honor

    Bernard F. Fisher dies at 87; Vietnam rescuer earned Medal of Honor
    The jungle airstrip was a burning mess and about 1,000 feet shorter than Maj. Bernard F. Fisher would have liked. But his wingman, Maj. Dafford "Jump" Myers, had crash-landed there and leaped from the flames into the underbrush. With a rescue chopper at...
  • Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurds to supply Kurds in Syria

    Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurds to supply Kurds in Syria
    Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani, while the United States air-dropped arms for the first time to help the defenders resist an Islamic State assault. U.S. Secretary of State...
  • U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

    U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani
    The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels. The U.S. Central Command...
  • Courant Carrier Vito Boccuzzio

     Courant Carrier Vito Boccuzzio
    In his own words: Vito Boccuzzio Yes! 80 customers during the week. Then 102 on the weekend, from 1960 to 1964 in New Britain. All of Belden Street to the end by East Side park then the lower part of Linden all the way up to East Street. Up at 4 a.m.,...
  • Full Text: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery

    STATEMENT OF PA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SEAMUS McCAFFERY “I served my country proudly in the United States Marine Corps.   I served my city proudly as an Officer of the Philadelphia Police Department.   Coarse language and crude jokes permeated both...
  • Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
  • Dr. Ralph Kroopnick, Storrs dentist, retires after 45 years

    Dr. Ralph Kroopnick has been practicing dentistry for 53 years. He has been at the same location on Middle Turnpike in Storrs for 45 years. On Oct. 7, at the age of 79, Kroopnick was in his office with his receptionist, Mary Farr, preparing to work on his...
  • Winter Park man liked holidays, helping others

    Stewart Fritz loved to surprise kids during the holidays, whether it was dressing as Santa Claus for Christmas or popping out of a casket on Halloween. Fritz, a resident of Winter Park for the past 58 years, died Monday. He was 84. Fritz loved the...