Chestertown (United States)

Type: City
Name: Chestertown (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 39.209
Longitude: -76.066597
population: 4,636
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete

Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Terence T. Finn, NASA executive, dies at 71

By Jamie Smith Hopkins and — Baltimore Sun,Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the space shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 at a hospital in Chestertown, Md. He was ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico's New Demographic Dividend

José Antonio Pérez remembers as a child seeing migrants climbing onto La Bestia (“The Beast”), the train that carries Central American migrants north to the state of Oaxaca, and wondering where they were going. An uncle told him the migrants were “traveling ... [Published Americas Quarterly - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71.Dr. Finn, a New York ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: July 5

Obama is breaking our great countryEditor:I agree with Mr. Obama when he states the GOP-led House is doing nothing. Well, that is great. They are, in reality, doing us a great favor, rather than wasting and throwing away our hard-earned tax money as Obama ... [Published Post Star - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

July 4 Fireworks Get a Boost From American Know-How

When you look up at those Fourth of July fireworks, say hooray for the red and white — but give a special cheer for the blue."People have been trying to make a good blue for 500 years, and they haven't quite perfected it," John Conkling, a chemistry professor ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's Slow Move Away From Pacifism

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to modify Japan’s self-defense laws, almost certain to become law this year, has provoked a new round of concerns that Japanese militarism -- dormant since the Second World War -- may be returning. The change would allow ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

William 'Bill' Wilson, whistling mailman

, while visiting family in Rochester, N.Y. Mr. Wilson was born in Milford to the late James F. Wilson and Mary H. Wilson.He was a veteran of World War II, proudly serving in the 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles and fighting in the famous Battle of the ... [Published Cape Gazette - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. must not escalate in Iraq [Letter]

President Barack Obama 's 300 advisers in Iraq will gather information for drone strikes against Sunni forces advancing on Baghdad ( "Obama's Iraq mistake," June 21). Were this a rear guard action to facilitate withdrawal of U.S. troops, that would make ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Congressional incumbents expect few surprises in primary

Maryland's congressional delegation was expected to coast to victory in Tuesday's primary, leaving Democrats positioned to dominate the state's House seats even in a year that's shaping up to be promising for the Republicans nationally.Six of eight incumbents ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Richardson Foundation show plans

Architect Jay Corvan’s design of Phase I of the Richardson Maritime Heritage Center will include three buildings with the exhibits facility as the signature building. There will be a new boatbuilding facility and an additional workshop area linking ... [Published Maryland Newszap - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Watch the population center of the U.S. move westward, in 1 GIF

West Virginia was once the population center of the United States. For four decades.That's according to this awesome map -- built into an animation by  Philip Bump -- from the Census Bureau that details the mean center of population for every decade from ... [Published Washington Post - Jun 23 2014]

Quotes

"The first book was called 'Safety Last,'" said his wife. "He was concerned about all aspects of safety, the understaffing of air-traffic controllers and the long hours they were working."
She said he explained his pursuit this way: "When you retire, you have no excuse not to do those things you wish to do, and I wanted to write books."
..."It's common to see the heart pattern, the five-pointed star, multiple rings," Conkling said. "The logical extension of that would be letters, and being able to orient the letter up in the sky so you could spell out 'NBC' or something like that."
"It's the only one we have any reasonable shot of winning" said Joe Cluster, executive director of the Maryland Republican Party...

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Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive sen... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 29 2014]
Terence T. Finn, NASA executive, dies at 71 [Published Washington Post - Jul 29 2014]
Mexico's New Demographic Dividend [Published Americas Quarterly - Jul 29 2014]
Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA execut... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 16 2014]
Letters: July 5 [Published Post Star - Jul 06 2014]
July 4 Fireworks Get a Boost From American Know... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 04 2014]
Japan's Slow Move Away From Pacifism [Published International Business Times - Jul 02 2014]
William 'Bill' Wilson, whistling mailman [Published Cape Gazette - Jun 29 2014]
U.S. must not escalate in Iraq [Letter] [Published Baltimore Sun - Jun 25 2014]
Congressional incumbents expect few surprises i... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jun 25 2014]
Richardson Foundation show plans [Published Maryland Newszap - Jun 23 2014]
Watch the population center of the U.S. move we... [Published Washington Post - Jun 23 2014]
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