September 19, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

GM Pool to Close Temporarily for Maintenance -

Saturday, September 19, 2020

‘Water Taxi’ Painting Donated to Museum -

Friday, September 18, 2020

4 Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinics Planned -

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Deadline for Crab Pot Pitch Is Sept. 21 -

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Century-Old Briggs & Stratton Files Bankruptcy

Small engine manufacturer Briggs & Stratton Corp., founded in Milwaukee in 1908, has filed for bankruptcy protection. Briggs was the world’s largest manufacturer of small gasoline engines; it has sold more than 125 million.

In Indo-Pacific Region, a Massive Show of US Naval Force

Indo-Pacific

While China builds up its military outposts in the South China Sea, putting missile and electronic warfare systems on them, the US and other allies have beefed up operations. For the first time in nearly three years, three American aircraft carriers are patrolling the Indo-Pacific waters, a massive show of naval force.

Russian Fighter Jet Again in US Flight Path

Russian fighter

For the second time since November, a Russian jet buzzes the flank of a US reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea, forcing the EP-3 Aries to fly through the Russian Su-27’s flight wash.

The Next JSF Question: Upgrade or Buy New?

F-35 jets

faced with a set of F-35s too limited to fly in combat, weighing whether to upgrade or buy new ones. Production of the fighter jets is projected to reach 130 per year by the end of 2018.

Navy Finds El Faro

El Faro

The Navy finds El Faro, possibly upright, in 15,000 feet of water. The 33 lost crew included 17 members of Seafarers International, its training school in Piney Point.