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Darien votes for the Democrat for president for first time since 1888

November 17, 2016 |

Republican and ultimate election winner Benjamin Harrison lost the town by just two votes.

Where we come from: The Declaration of Indepedence, July 4, 1776

July 4, 2017 |

New Hampshire: Josiah Bartlett, William Whipple, Matthew Thornton Massachusetts: John Hancock, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Robert Treat Paine, Elbridge Gerry Rhode Island: Stephen Hopkins, William Ellery ...

Year in Review: Development drama and a first ever swing to the left in 2016 for Darien

December 30, 2016 |

Republican and ultimate election winner Benjamin Harrison lost the town by just two votes.

Social Lites - April Sound

December 23, 2022 |

The first White House Christmas tree was in 1889 during the Presidency of Benjamin Harrison.

US presidents who only served one term or less, ranked

February 17, 2023 |

Harrison succumbed to a cold that turned into pneumonia—a leading cause of death during the 19th century. ... Before becoming president, Harrison is probably best remembered for leading the Battle of ...

Experts rank the best US presidents of all time

January 27, 2023 |

As he ran for office on the same ticket as William Henry Harrison, the Whig Party viewed him as representative of the common man, one who fought against the American Indians along with Harrison. ... Negotiations ...

Bartee Haile: Record turnouts for FDR’s Texas tour

June 7, 2022 |

Even though Texas had voted Democratic in 19 out of 20 presidential elections since statehood, only Republicans (Grant, Benjamin Harrison, McKinley and Taft) had bothered to pay their respects in their person.

Opinion: A quiz for Presidents Day

February 20, 2022 |

Benjamin Harrison D.

Community: Movement classes, more news in Ridgefield

October 7, 2022 |

Staff Reports Movement classes through Ridgefield Continuing Education Workout, cardio and dance classes for all levels with experienced, certified instructors start soon in Ridgefield Continuing Education. Most ...

David Chang wins $1M for Houston charity on 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire'

November 30, 2020 |

Kimes correctly advised Benjamin Harrison as the answer from a list of options that also included Ulysses S.

Willow Biden, former farm cat, joins long and varied line of White House pets

January 29, 2022 |

And Benjamin Harrison once received two opossums from supporters in Maryland, naming them Mr.

Looking back: Nov. 2

November 1, 2017 |

Associated Press 1889: North Dakota and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states with the signing of proclamations by President Benjamin Harrison. 1947: Howard Hughes piloted his huge wooden flying boat, the ...

Cape May, New Jersey: The "Jewel of the Jersey Shore" is a perfect getaway for couples and families

June 30, 2021 |

You can rent an entire house, book a motel across from the beach, or stay at a history-steeped hotel like Congress Hall, which was President Benjamin Harrison’s summer White House in the late 1800s.

David Rafferty (opinion): Hey Greenwich, let me introduce you to some real patriots

June 20, 2021 |

How about if I put them together with some more famous names such as Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Sam Adams. ... Benjamin Rush. ... John Penn, Benjamin Harrison and Samuel Chase, they didn’t just ...

Five arrested and charged with sexual assaults in Fort Bend County last week

December 30, 2019 |

Benjamin Harrison Wilcox, age 41, from San Marcos was arrested and charged with the possession of child pornography. ... On Dec. 5 of this year, Miranda was found guilty of driving while intoxicated. tr wilcox ...

Presidential pardons a hidden piece of Albany history

November 10, 2019 |

The signatures of presidents William McKinley, Grover Cleveland and Benjamin Harrison are on the paperwork with the U.S. wax seals. ... (Lori Van Buren/Times Union) Close up of presidential pardon of Samuel ...

Mark Hayter: All good at the Hayter house

September 3, 2021 |

I feel a bond with Benjamin Harrison because we have the same birthday.

Walsh’s Wonderings — Indigenous Peoples Day

October 8, 2020

In 1892, President Benjamin Harrison recognized the federal celebration of Columbus’ landing in North American, but it wasn’t until 1934 that Franklin Delano Roosevelt made Columbus Day a federal holiday.

DAR honors Big Y with Flag Certificate

March 16, 2020

Following are some flag facts: President Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893), husband of DAR first President General Caroline Scott Harrison, ordered the American flag to be flown above the White House and other ...

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