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  • The Youngs celebrate 50 years

    The Youngs celebrate 50 years
    Mary and Jim Young celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 27, 2012. The Youngs attended and met at the American University in Washington, D.C., after Mr. Young completed four years in the Air Force. They were married at the United Methodist...
  • The Johnsons celebrate 75 years

    The Johnsons celebrate 75 years
    Milton and Evelyn “Edith” Johnson celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary Feb. 7, 2012. They were married in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 7, 1937. Mrs. Johnson, 93, is the oldest of 11 and has two brothers and six sisters living, most of...
  • Chief relieved of duty

    Chief relieved of duty
    SOUTH BEND — Darryl Boykins pulled his resignation Friday, insisting he wants to remain South Bend’s police chief. But the mayor said no. “Mayor Pete Buttigieg relieved Chief of Police Darryl Boykins of his duties today after the chief...
  • Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War

    Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War
    Prior to Gettysburg, perhaps just three truly decisive battles had been fought on the North American continent — The British defeat of the French at Quebec in 1759; the 1777 defeat of the British by American forces at Saratoga; and the Battle of...
  • Courtney Director of Sales at Hagerstown Herald-Mail

    Margaret Courtney has been appointed director of sales at The Hagerstown, MD Herald-Mail, editor and publisher John League has announced.     She has been with The Herald-Mail since July 2010. She has supervised The Herald-Mail’s call center,...
  • Kerry Oslund

    On November 1, 2011, Kerry Oslund entered his fourth year as Vice President of Digital Media at Schurz Communications.   Kerry reports directly to CEO Todd Schurz and regularly advises the Board and family stakeholders, as it pertains to rapidly...
  • Skirmish on South Mountain

    Skirmish on South Mountain
    Editor's note: It has been 150 years since the Civil War moved into Washington County and North and South met Sept. 17, 1862, on a battlefield along Antietam Creek. The following story is part of a package of stories that look back at the Battle of...
  • 'The angel of the battlefield'

    'The angel of the battlefield'
    At a time when women were not allowed to travel without male companions to battlefields or tend to men who were not their relatives, Clara Barton nursed and comforted the wounded and dying on Civil War battlefields. It was at the Battle of Antietam...
  • A.J. Stinger

    A.J. Stinger
    A.J. Stinger is a remarkable 10-year-old boy from Marion, Ind., who has shown tremendous courage in his fight against leukemia and who now is turning his experience into compassion for others. In October 2008 A.J. became ill with what his parents and...
  • Goshen's LaCasa recognized for community effort

    GOSHEN -- LaCasa Inc. recently earned an exemplary rating from NeighborWorks America. NeighborWorks America is a national nonprofit organization created by the U.S. Congress to provide financial support, technical assistance and training for community-...
  • U.S. judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Monday in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S....
  • Obama dice hay más de una forma "auténtica de ser negro"

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, dijo el lunes a un grupo de jóvenes afroamericanos, hispanos, asiáticos y nativos norteamericanos que deben ser orgullosos de sus orígenes y sacar fuerza de sus culturas, pero que deben...