| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:58 PM
She's one big lady!
Her index finger is eight feet long; her mouth three feet wide. Her arm extends 42 feet; she stands 151 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs 225 tons.
Wow! Even the most jaded teen or tween can't help but be impressed gazing up at The...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The 9/11 memorial may have found its home in the Huntington Beach Civic Center after council members approved the location Monday night.
Other viable locations were addressed, such as Pier Plaza and the corner of Utica Avenue and Main Street.
But in a...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:43 AM
The Chambersburg area’s annual POW/MIA Service of Remembrance will be on Armed Forces Day, which is Saturday, at 11 a.m. at the Letterkenny Chapel, 2171 Carbaugh Ave.
The service will be followed by memorial dedications at the adjacent Franklin...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:23 PM
With the number of World War II veterans dying at the rate of more than 600 per day, it was a rare occasion to have two veterans of the conflict together in Chambersburg on Thursday.
World War II veteran and best-selling author of “Hell’s...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has agreed to return two ancient statues to Cambodia after receiving convincing evidence they had been looted and smuggled out of the country illegally.
The 10th century Khmer statues, known as the Kneeling Attendants,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Organizers of the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York have begun charging visitors a $2 reservation fee to obtain admission passes. Visitors were previously allowed to reserve a pass for free.
The official website for the memorial states that...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Jim Katapodis will be ready to run with the big dogs if he's elected to the Huntington Beach City Council this year.
In part, that's because he's gotten used to big dogs on the campaign trail.
Those growling canines often approach the door when the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Former Mayor Jill Hardy led all candidates for Huntington Beach City Council as of Wednesday morning, with Jim Katapodis and former Mayor Dave Sullivan close behind and incumbent Devin Dwyer a distant fifth.
The results, which the Orange County Registrar...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 6:32 PM
9/11 memorial ceremony set for Sunday
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — An 11th-anniversary memorial ceremony for Sept. 11, 2001, will be Sunday at 3 p.m. on the grounds of the 9/11 Memorial and Franklin County Veterans’ Memorial Park, adjacent to the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Tuesday evening, the concrete steps by the Huntington Beach Pier were filled with men in blue: police, firefighters and others in uniform.
As Police Chief Ken Small was keen to point out, they were lucky men in blue. Each of them had lived another day to...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Area residents paused to remember and reflect on the events of Sept. 11, 2001, during Sunday’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Franklin County Veterans’ Memorial Park near the Letterkenny Chapel.
The service was held under a tent by the park’...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Steel beams were transported from Bremerton to Snohomish in memory of 9/11.