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  • Carnett: 50-year-old memories of World's Fair

    It was half a century ago. This native son of Newport-Mesa was on the East Coast visiting the 1964 New York World's Fair. That fair turned out to be one of the highlights of my young life. I was 19 and stationed with the U.S. Army at Fort Slocum, N.Y.,...
  • In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig

    In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig
    He was an unusual sight in this embattled but historic Lebanese port city, a Westerner who wasn't a journalist, a young man driven to provide humanitarian help to the unremitting flow of wounded and displaced from Syria's civil war. "He was full of...
  • Avon VFW Post To Participate In Veterans Day Events

    Avon VFW Post To Participate In Veterans Day Events
    AVON — The Gildo Consolini Post 3272 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars along with students from Roaring Brook School will hold the town's annual Veterans Day ceremony on the town green on West Main Street at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. That is part of a...
  • War hero who 'marched into sunlight' offers blunt advice to today's soldiers

    War hero who 'marched into sunlight' offers blunt advice to today's soldiers
    Retired Lt. Col. Clark Welch is living quietly in the Arlington Ridge community just south of Leesburg. Who knew? Who knew that the cheery 74-year-old soldier — and make no mistake, he is still a soldier — holds the Distinguished Service...
  • Free food, and other deals for Veterans Day

    November 11 is Veterans Day and your favorite restaurants and local businesses would like to say thank you to those who serve our country by serving YOU! Check out the list to see who's serving up our Vets and active military this year. Please note,...
  • War and peace and friendship at FLIFF

    War and peace and friendship at FLIFF
    The magic of the documentary film "Rudy + Neal Go Fishing" happens in the Holey Land, a Palm Beach County corner of the Everglades, its vast silence and transcendent beauty an embracing retreat, where one man can help a stranger quiet the savagery of...
  • Veterans Day events

    Veterans Day events
    Newport News World War I exhibit. Nov. 9, 1 p.m., the Virginia War Museum, 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, opens a new exhibit, "Artillery on the Western Front: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive 1918," which marks the 100th anniversary of World War I with...
  • Longtime Manchester Memorial Hospital Pharmacist Dies At 94

    Martin Aroian, a longtime pharmacist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Oct. 11. He was 94. Aroian was born in Hartford in 1919. He was a state singles tennis champion at Hartford Public High School. After graduating from the University of...
  • Heat to honor military at Wednesday's game vs. Pacers

    Heat to honor military at Wednesday's game vs. Pacers
    The Miami Heat will honor members of the U.S. armed forces with a belated Veterans Day commemoration at Wednesday's game against the Indiana Pacers at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Heat will conduct a pregame live salute to Florida-based U.S. Army's...
  • War-veteran-turned-counselor helps others out of a familiar darkness

    War-veteran-turned-counselor helps others out of a familiar darkness
    Like thousands of other American soldiers, Douglas Pearce fell apart after he came home from Afghanistan. He was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and depression. He considered suicide. "Living seemed a much more...
  • WWII hero Melvin Baron awarded honorary diploma

    WWII hero Melvin Baron awarded honorary diploma
    Moodus lost a son 70 years ago, and on Saturday, Nov. 8, his friends, neighbors and those who just wanted to pay their respects came together at Hadlyme Congregational Church on Rte. 82 to honor his memory. Included in that group were members of the...