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Contributing WriterMITCHELLSBURG — Robert H. Mitchell observed his 18th birthday in August 1944 and was looking forward to graduating from high school in the spring of 1945. Instead, he was fighting to stay alive in the Battle of Balete Pass in the Philippines while...
Contributing writerLawrence Hogue of Danville is among the military veterans in the Danville who have had the opportunity recently to visit the war memorials in Washington, D.C. The 87-year-old World War II veteran is one of three brothers who earned Purple Heart...
email@example.comFather Emmanuel F. Zamora often will share stories and anecdotes from his childhood days in his native Philippines, which, to the surprise of many Americans, he said, is 90 percent Catholic. What’s no surprise is the bond that’s developed...
Cheska Zaide takes her homework everywhere. And that's not in a manner of speaking — it's a fact. Cheska, 15, is the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of teenage pop band A+ Dropouts. But the Huntington Beach resident is also a full-time...
Tags: Education, Entertainment, Music, Music Industry, Festive Events
MASINLOC, Philippines — The fishermen were sailing the azure waters off the Philippine coast when Richard Caneda saw the morning sunlight glinting off a vessel "bigger than the biggest ship in the Philippine navy." Caneda could see a red Chinese...
Tags: Brunei, United Nations, Malaysia, Boats, Vietnam
firstname.lastname@example.orgWith 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...
TAIPEI, Taiwan — The killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippines' coast guard has spiraled into a series of sanctions and sparked a rare anger-fest threatening the normally solid Pacific Rim alliance. The dispute has not eased despite...
Tags: Lifestyle and Leisure, NATO, China, Taiwan, Benigno Aquino III
Friday marks World Press Freedom Day, first declared by the United Nations two decades ago as a day to nurture the freedom of journalists -- or to remind the world of where it falls short. Rights groups pointed to several spots on the globe where...
After more than 15 years on the lam, former fugitive Giovanni Spiller was convicted late Tuesday of a 1996 slaying that left the victim's family shattered and exposed weaknesses in America's system for apprehending international fugitives. FBI agents...
BEIRUT--Syrian rebels released four U.N. peacekeepers Sunday, five days after the Filipino troops were seized in the increasingly volatile buffer zone between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. A rebel group reportedly said the four...
Rebecca Reath Bigelow, 95, of Keedysville, Md., passed away Monday, April 29, 2013, at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village in Boonsboro, Md. Reath, as she was known by all, was born Nov. 9, 1917, in Patoka, Ill., to Augusta and Ezra John Painter. Her...
BEIJING -- Beijing and Taipei united in their condemnation of the Philippines on Friday for the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters. The killing of Hung Shih-cheng, 65, injects a volatile new element in ongoing conflicts over...
Tags: Lifestyle and Leisure, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Beijing (China)
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