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  • Group sends items to soldiers overseas

    Group sends items to soldiers overseas
    Name: Mary Jo Mcelheny Hawthorne Residence: Greenacres Birthplace: Pennsylvania Family: Sons, Timothy and David Mcelheny Hawthorne Career: Retired registered nurse Organization: Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, a Lake Worth-based nonprofit that...
  • The rules of war need updating

    The attack on a cafe in Sydney, Australia, by a self-described Islamic cleric with a long police record, left two hostages dead, along with the cleric, one Man Haron Monis. He was an Iranian refugee who enjoyed the hospitality and protection of the...
  • York County, Poquoson neighbors divided over dredging of Lambs Creek

     York County, Poquoson neighbors divided over dredging of Lambs Creek
    Before an informal request to dredge Lambs Creek even makes it to the Board of Supervisors, it is already dividing residents along the creek that separates York County and Poquoson. A group of neighbors approached York County officials this year in...
  • Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say

    Chamberlin plans to expand; Fort Monroe has no say
    A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them. The former hotel is now a senior living center...
  • No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner

    No: Arming students could create pathway to disaster: Front Burner
    When 20-year old Florida State University student Ashley Cowie was accidentally shot and killed, dying in her twin sister's arms at a fraternity party in 2011, John Thrasher was the Florida Senate's powerful Rules Committee chairman. At the time, a bill...
  • Orland Park marks Veterans Day by adding names to memorial

    Orland Park marks Veterans Day by adding names to memorial
    Tuesday's cold, wet weather moved Orland Park's Veterans Day ceremony indoors, but it didn't keep crowds from attending to thank area veterans and honor those whose names were added to the Orland Park Veterans' Memorial outside Village Hall. One...
  • Long-awaited dredging to spur Riviera Beach jobs, local leaders say

    Long-awaited dredging to spur Riviera Beach jobs, local leaders say
    The federal government has issued long-awaited permits to deepen a channel of the Intracoastal Waterway in Riviera Beach, a move that will let area marinas and repair yards host large yachts and create new jobs, officials announced Tuesday. Local...
  • At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential

    At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential
    Sen. Tim Kaine stepped inside a training simulator at Fort Eustis on Thursday and deftly piloted a small Army craft through the water. This kind of realistic training — complete with three-dimensional images and weather that gets nasty at the...
  • Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

    Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State
    Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have gained ground against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, potentially clearing an escape route for persecuted minorities remaining on and near Mt. Sinjar. The offensive, begun this week, paired the...
  • Libertyville police searching for distraught Army veteran

    Libertyville police searching for distraught Army veteran
    Police are searching for a 30-year-old U.S. Army veteran who “is believed to be distraught”¬†and was reported missing from his Libertyville home Monday night. Daniel Nerstrom was last seen around 6 p.m. Dec. 1, could be armed with a handgun...
  • Carroll G. “Luke” Luther: Winter Park football star served in WWII

    Carroll G. “Luke” Luther: Winter Park football star served in WWII
    Carroll G. "Luke" Luther was a star athlete for Winter Park High School, World War II veteran and longtime airline employee in Orlando. He died of congestive heart failure at age 92 on Sunday. Luther was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Sept. 27, 1922,...