Daily Archives: December 2, 2011

Defenders of the Town recognized

Keith Wood is one of a growing number of individuals who can call themselves a Defender of the Town. Wood, a staff accountant at Bridgman and Durksen Chartered Accountants, has personally donated to the “Niagara on Fire” War of 1812 … Continue reading

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Five ways to volunteer for 1812 events

Dec 1, 2011 EMC Lifestyle – One of the most rewarding ways to experience the War of 1812 Bicentennial is to volunteer. Here are five ways you can get involved in commemorating the War of 1812 through volunteering: 1. Volunteer … Continue reading

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The Blue Angels are Coming to Baltimore

By Ron Snyder December 1, 2011 U.S. Navy Lt. Mark Tedrow wasn’t sure what direction his military career would take when he entered the Naval Academy in 2000. That all changed during a single moment a decade ago as he … Continue reading

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For War of 1812 Bicentennial, Indifference From Albany

By THOMAS KAPLAN Published: November 24, 2011   SACKETS HARBOR, N.Y. — Clayton F. Nans, a 57-year-old retired Marine colonel, halted his Chevrolet pickup truck near Lake Ontario recently and pointed to a grassy embankment. It was the very spot, … Continue reading

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Kent gears up to celebrate War of 1812 anniversary

STARDEM.COM Wednesday, November 30, 2011 By KEVIN HEMSTOCK Kent Editor CHESTERT0WN Often billed as America’s second war of independence, much of the War of 1812 was fought in and around the Chesapeake Bay. The bicentennial of the country’s lesser-known conflict … Continue reading

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