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  • On Location: Mayor Bloomberg touts production industry in N.Y.

     
    In 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....
  • Tinley Park gets its own piece of ‘Old Ironsides’

     
    Village Clerk Pat Rea brought a special piece of history back home with him from the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston Harbor last week. Rea, …...
  • Lake JROTC cadets visit Washington D.C. for class credit

     
    Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Mount Dora and Eustis high schools who recently made an eight-day trip to Washington, D.C. and toured the Pentagon will earn class credit for their efforts. Cadets from both schools got to visit monuments, Arlington...
  • Unemployment: How to get ourselves out of the job crisis

     
    President Obama and unemployment: Factories, auto manufacturers, healthcare providers and retailers are hiring, reports The Times' Don Lee, but the unemployment rate is nowhere near the magic 8% pundits say we need to reach for President Obama to win...
  • Proposed Tunnel May Ease City Traffic

    Proposed Tunnel May Ease City Traffic
    State transportation officials are considering building a tunnel. It would stretch from the Prospect Expressway to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. It would bypass all of Downtown and make way for repairs on the crumbling section of the BQE in Brooklyn Heights....
  • A crooked road to civil war: Union, Confederate allegiances

    A crooked road to civil war: Union, Confederate allegiances
    On the 150th anniversary of Virginia's secession from the Union, it can be hard to remember how — for many months in early 1861 — the Commonwealth steadfastly resisted joining its Deep South neighbors. When the voters of Elizabeth City,...
  • Fall of Gosport Navy Yard boosts Southern cause

    Fall of Gosport Navy Yard boosts Southern cause
    Long before Virginia left the Union on April 17, 1861, newly appointed Navy secretary Gideon Welles worried over the fate of his biggest and most important ship yard. Nearly three weeks before, he'd tried to raise reinforcements for the Gosport Navy Yard...
  • President Obama State College Visit Postponed

    President Obama State College Visit Postponed
    The White House says President Obama's visit to the Penn State Campus at University Park in State College has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 3, due to Tuesdays impending snow/ice storm As part of the Administration's strategy to win the future...
  • Army Selects Virginia Site for National Museum of the U.S. Army

    Army Selects Virginia Site for National Museum of the U.S. Army
    The U.S. Army has decided on the site for its national museum. The Army chose the North Post of Fort Belvoir, Virginia to locate the National Museum of the U.S. Army. The NMUSA is scheduled to open in June 2013. Secretary of the Army John McHugh...
  • Walter Morgan, Allentown Army, World War II

    Walter Morgan, Allentown<br>Army, World War II
    Veterans Day is a day of memories. Summer of 1944, basic training at Fort Benning and Fort Bragg. Leaving Brooklyn Navy Yard for France. German submarine packs hounding our convoy. Riding in a "40 and 8" box car to the front. The sound of the first 88mm...
  • Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Monitor

    Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Monitor
    Despite 150 years of fame as one of history's landmark warships, the USS Monitor is the ironclad Civil War marvel that almost wasn't. Not until shipbuilders at Portsmouth's Gosport Navy Yard had labored around the clock for months to transform the...
  • 150 years: Civil War arms race leads to ironclad clash

    150 years: Civil War arms race leads to ironclad clash
    Hopelessly outmatched on the seas, the Confederacy built an iron monster that launched a furious arms race, setting the stage for the bloody collision that changed the course of naval history. -- Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Virginia...