Jun 8, 2014
National Public Radio
The Puerto Rican Day Parade That Almost Didn't Happen
The story of how today's National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York - one of the largest outdoor events in the country, with over 10,000 scheduled marchers and more than a million spectators - almost didn't take place this year can be traced back to a beer can.
Inside Costa Rica
Alleged narco-trafficking gang dismantled
May 23rd, 2014 Costa Rican Drug Control Police officers arrested nine suspects whose gang allegedly trafficked narcotics from the Central American nation to Europe, Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa said on May 20. The arrests of six Costa Ricans, a Colombian, a Dominican and an Israeli occurred during simultaneous operations in the provinces ... (more)
Remembrance of times pork
After living in the New River Valley for several years after college, I rolled snake eyes on employment and had to move back home to Tidewater a couple years ago.
Wow Houses and Drive By Gems: 2013 Real Estate in Review
Editor's Note: Take a look at some of my favorite homes for sale in Fredericksburg, featured in Wow Houses and Drive By Gems on Fredericksburg Patch in 2013.
Bureau County Republican
Down Memory Lane - Gerber
In 1939, the Tiskilwa High School's GAA won first place in the annual state basket shooting tournament sponsored by I.L.H.S.G.A.A. There was no such thing as competitive high school sports for girls in those days.