Daily Archive: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Dozens gather for Field of Honor closing ceremony in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. – Danville’s Field of Honor is now officially closed for the year. A closing ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon. The field is made up of hundreds of American flags, with each one representing a local veteran or first responder. Each flag costs $40 and is paid for by a business or individual. The

Comic TV and film actor, Paolo Villaggio, 84, dies in Rome

ROME — Paolo Villaggio, a comic actor whose invented workplace characters interpreted Italians’ foibles, died Monday in Rome at 84. His children said Mr. Villaggio had been debilitated by complications of diabetes. Advertisement Widely popular in Italy, Mr. Villaggio expressed his comic qualities through slapstick, satire, and irony. Fellow comic actor Roberto Benigni said Mr.

Baby’s baptism held on future USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier

NORFOLK, Va. – The future USS Gerald R. Ford served as the setting for a very important ceremony June 24 — the baptism of of a three-month-old baby! Lt. John “Jack” Curran, from Silver Spring, Maryland, a Ford deck division officer, and his wife, Lt. Emily Curran, from San Antonio, Texas, an assistant project officer