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SAN ANSELMO, Calif. — It was a historic moment for a few Bay Area women as they claimed the honorable title as Eagle Scout, a first in its 111-year history. “On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country,” one Eagle Scout said. One of the first …

Several leaders in the City of Columbia are making history by breaking the glass ceiling. COLUMBIA, S.C. — For Black History Month, News19 is honoring those who’ve made a difference right here in Columbia.  In fact, there are several leaders in the community that are making history right now. For example, Chief Aubrey Jenkins became …

Pat Avery has made it a goal to break as many barriers in her lifetime as she can — and in her 30-plus year career she had done what many aspire to do. The Atlanta, Ga., native, who’s been in Texas longer than she was in the Peach State, broke racial and gender barriers, smashing …

MARTINSBURG — Students from schools in Berkeley County and Jefferson County got an insight on how technology is an avenue of expression during the second installment of the districts’ joint virtual lecture series in honor of Black History Month, “STEAMing Ahead in Black Excellence.” Wednesday night’s lecture featured Dr. Phill Branch, a professor at Goucher …

Joe Thompson (seated) and Jack Gilmore operated Whirlwind, the first digital computer able to operate in real-time and the first digital computer at MIT. Credit: MIT Museum A brief history of a 1950s photo featuring Joseph Thompson, one of the original operators of MIT’s groundbreaking Whirlwind computer. The caption on a black-and-white photo reads, in …

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m. The Hawaii Department of Health State Laboratories Division today confirmed a second case of the super-spreading COVID-19 strain first discovered in the United Kingdom has been found in another Oahu resident with no history of travel. State health officials reported Friday the first case was also an Oahu resident with no history …

WASHINGTON D.C./ TOLEDO, Ohio — The heart-warming story of Andrew Gardner, Director of Marketing at Gardian Angel, LLC is now selected, archived, and preserved as a piece of American history. Andrew’s story of the popular school bus lighting system, Gardian Angel, is now part of the digital time capsule at the National Museum of American …

The food service industry, like many others, has seen a clear development over the last few decades, not only in technological terms. The very form of organization of the restaurant business or the way customers can order the meals has also changed. The operation of gastronomic facilities – several decades ago The 60s, 70s or …

Nevertheless, you might be asking yourself, what’s so great about some old postcard showing some old mill? Well, one answer is that the story of pioneer-era gristmills is inextricably linked to the larger narrative of European-American settlement. In fact, there were few matters of greater importance to the early settler than the milling of grain. …

SABINE PASS — COVID-19 be darned, some Sabine Pass School students and their instructor are determined to restore headstones of those buried in nearby cemeteries that date back to the 19th century. Noah Escareno, Allan Cantu and Cody Schaller were in Scott Hagedorn’s graphic design class last spring when the coronavirus pandemic interrupted their plans …