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12/09/17 3:00pm

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Peter J. Ritzler, who always preferred to be called Pete, Dad or Grandpa, died November 17, 2017 at Sebastian River Medical Center in Sebastian, Florida. He was 72. (more…)

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05/22/15 10:00am
CLIFF CLARK PHOTO Tree expert Chris Johnson volunteered his time and equipment to hang the race banner at the starting line in 2005.

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Tree expert Chris Johnson volunteered his time and equipment to hang the race banner at the starting line in 2005.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Mohammed Ali retained his world heavyweight boxing title by knocking out Sonny Liston in the first minute of the opening round in Lewiston, Maine. (more…)

09/15/14 12:00pm
HERMAN KNOCHE PHOTO | Alice Eastwood in 1927.

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Alice Eastwood in 1927.

Alice Eastwood was a plantsman.

She was born in 1859 in Toronto, Canada. Her mother died when she was six and she was cared for in a convent for most of her childhood. In 1873, at the age of 14, she moved with her remaining family members to the United States. (more…)