May 232013
 
A reunion to remember

  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sailor Joseph Pinola had been at sea for eight months on the USS John C. Stennis, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. So he had not yet met his five-month old daughter when he returned to town on April 29. Still, the 22-year [...]

Oct 312011
 

  NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 31, 2011 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported a city official’s explanation of what was causing that bad smell that seems to hover over some Southport neighborhoods every fall (and perhaps spring). The combination of warm days and cool nights caused “convection currents” in local waterways, bringing rotting material up [...]