| May 21, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Some of the most moving stories to tell are those of a hero's welcome home when troops are greeted with open arms, tears of joy and flags waiving.
This is a story about what happens after those homecoming celebrations. This is about the time it takes for...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Fox59 was the first to expose why veterans are not getting the help they need when they return home.
A paperwork backlog means Hoosier heroes could be waiting years to get the help they need. Just after our story aired Monday night, even more veterans...
| May 26, 2012
| 9:44 PM
For two years, Boswell resident and retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer William Maraugha Jr., 80, patrolled Vietnam's "Killer Jungle."
The Rung Sat Special Zone, with its lush, green jungle and meandering rivers, served as the main shipping channels...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:59 PM
When it involves Vietnam veterans, some (not all) of our legislators turn a deaf ear. Those who do understand our health problems do try to help.
They are the minority. I speak for Navy Blue Water Sailors, as well as some Air Force and Fleet Marines....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:41 AM
As of this column, I have set the date for a trip to the Grand Rapids area for a West Michigan Whitecaps baseball game and the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo for late August.
WWII veterans have first choice at attending, then Korea, Vietnam, etc. We will go by...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Working in a community newspaper, we are always meeting interesting people including those who are trying to make a difference in the world.
Over the last few months, I've grown to admire the work of a regular visitor to Somerset. For those of you who...
| Jul 21, 2012
Robert F. "Hop" Crooks, a retired Social Security Administration computer programmer, died Monday of complications from a massive epileptic seizure at Marshall Medical Center in Placerville, Calif.
The longtime Oella and Catonsville resident was 65....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Corporate Office Properties Trust returned ownership of the former Fort Ritchie U.S. Army base to PenMar Development Corp. on Tuesday, according to Dori Nipps, PenMar’s executive director.
Columbia, Md.-based Corporate Office Properties Trust...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Friday will be a sad day for Lynn “Ed” Hull.
That’s when G. Gordon Liddy, Hull’s favorite conservative radio talk show host, signs off the air for the last time.
Hull, 64, a military retiree and regular caller to “The G....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:52 PM
The state of Pennsylvania is one of the most patriotic in our country. Our country's Constitution was written here. We are the care taker of the Liberty Bell. America was born in Pennsylvania. Our country's freedom began here.
Who are the care takers...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:01 AM
There will be a mixture of nine veteran, mid-career and new writers working this July at the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford.
Theresa Rebeck (Broadway’s “Seminar,” “...