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Minerva Virginia Batten, 98, formerly of Hedgesville, W.Va., died on Jan. 2, 2013, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md. Born Aug. 20, 1914, in Dargan, Md., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Saylor and Mary Elizabeth Waters Saylor....
WDBJ7 BloggerIt is the finale; it is go time for the teams! Trey and Lexi are the first to leave the Pit Stop. Teams travel to Barcelona, Spain then catch a train to the Loire Valley in France. Once there they have to find the Garden of France. While on...
Seventy-one years ago Friday, on Dec. 7, 1941, Thomas Talbott was in as fine a mood as he can remember. He was 19, a Marine corporal stationed on the balmy Hawaiian island of Oahu. His unit, assigned to secure the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, was...
When the USS Monitor left Hampton Roads on the afternoon of Dec. 29, 1862, the southwest wind was light, the skies clear and the seas smooth. Nobody imagined that just 36 hours later the famous ship hailed as the savior of the Union after its historic...
One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
Gabriel Kahane, best known as an indie singer-songwriter, was his own charismatic singer-songwriter Saturday night in the West Coast premiere of his affecting "Crane Palimpsest" at the Alex Theatre. As he does in a club, he used a microphone and wore...
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Zap2ItThe ABC drama "Pan Am" looks great on-screen because every detail is so sharp in person. From the 707 jet replica in a studio warehouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to the constricting undergarments the stewardesses wear, everything is authentic. On a...
Mrs. Marjorie Grumbacher has been 'mom' to many To the editor: It was my privilege to attend a wonderful evening Nov. 17, celebrating an outstanding lady in our community, Marjorie Grumbacher. No, this evening was not spent at a club or fancy meeting...
Company TownIn a bid to expand film and television production in New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg along with the city’s film commissioner Katherine Oliver on Monday announced the opening of five new soundstages at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn Navy Yard....
In the wake of the recent earthquake ("A tremor in the psyche," Aug 24), I asked people about their initial thoughts on what caused the shaking and swaying. My father thought he was having a stroke. My mother thought it was a truck rumbling by her office....
firstname.lastname@example.orgThere are many similarities in the lives of Madaline Springer and Paul Shank. Both were raised in large farming families for at least a portion of their childhood on Hopewell Road, attended the one-room Hopewell School and are longtime members of...
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