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Archive - 2009 - Staff Blog
Editor Angelo Lynn and photographer Trent Campbell hit the shores of Lake Dunmore last week to photograph the Camp Keewaydin flotilla, a group of 200 canoes that took to the lake as part of the camp's 100th birthday celebration this year.
By CHELSEY PLETTS
Gerald Heffernan took charge of his siblings’ education when he was 12 years old. It was a job he took seriously. His father left the family of nine children in order to work at a poultry farm in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — and at the time he refused to allow his children to attend school in Bristol after a dogged bus driver snubbed their stop one too many times.
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Online editor’s note: This summer, we’ll be bringing you occasional suggestions for free (or almost free) outings in and around Addison County on our new staff blog. Check back periodically for more tips and tricks for enjoying the county on a shoestring budget.
Calvin Coolidge Day
By CHELSEY PLETTS
The beach was dark. Naval guns had cleared enemy resistance the night before. The shoreline stood deserted — except for Joseph Steventon and his team.
After a rough 35-hour journey from Milne Bay to a beachhead in Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, Steventon and his men were dropped in enemy territory unescorted. Steventon was Executive and Technical Officer with the 989th Signal Service Company responsible for establishing communication lines between American forces.
He was only 25 years old.
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