Category Archives: History

Update: Capital and consumer in harmony, a three decade long rental story

Update August 21, 2009: After an auction Thursday, the highest bidder — Jim Rexroth, a representative of Rexroth Farms — said the land will once again be farmed. After the auction, Rexroth and Lefever both said Lefever will continue to … Continue reading

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A man, his son and American dreams

It started with a man restoring an antique biplane. With his young son, the man flew that plane across the United States and they shared our national treasures sleeping in fields beneath her wings. The restoration turned into a niche … Continue reading

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VIDEO Building a better water wheel

The Hanover made Fitz Waterwheel at the Wallace-Cross Mill historic site in East Hopewell Township brought new efficiency to 19th century water power. According to tour guide Wayne Spyker, the buckets of the wheel allowed the weight of the trapped … Continue reading

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Historical preservation started early for Kosko

Jack Kosko from Old war planes tell a new story still has the car, complete with bill of sale, that he met his wife in 60 years ago. It’s a ’48 Mercury. “I have alot of soft spots”, Kosko said.

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Recycling history: Old war planes tell a new story

Some men have life-changing experiences in their youth. Others spend their lives dreaming. A few have the opportunity to work through these moments later in life. In Fawn Township, a group of retirees is turning discarded aviation memories into working … Continue reading

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Finding peace in the evolution of chaos

I met four people this weekend that define peace. William Jenkins, a WWII draftee, found himself in a German POW camp for his 19th birthday. He came home to Hanover and married a German woman. Dalea Lynn’s house was gutted … Continue reading

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Two car companies in brief

It’s a telling story of two car companies from a business summary today. One car company is planning to print paper, the other build cars. Shares of General Motors (GM: 1.83, 0, 0%) were down 25% in pre-market trading after … Continue reading

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Reset the free market

No one wants to touch the sacred “free market” concept that is no longer free in the face of a world controlled by aging monopolies. Corporations like profit and consumers like cheap goods. We are all locked in step pending … Continue reading

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VIDEO ‘Black history is U.S. history’

Calvin Weary stood beside a black wall with the word “slavery” inscribed on it Tuesday night at William Penn Senior High School. The word was surrounded by bright red hand prints, some of which were smeared as if the person … Continue reading

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Global warming accelerates

The pace of global warming is likely to be much faster than recent predictions, because industrial greenhouse gas emissions have increased more quickly than expected and higher temperatures are triggering self-reinforcing feedback mechanisms in global ecosystems, scientists said Saturday. washingtonpost.com … Continue reading

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