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James Anthony Hunt, a retired copy editor who worked with daily newspapers in Baltimore, Washington and New York, died of complications of diabetes Nov. 6 at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, N.J. The former Towson resident was 70.  Read more more
Samuel E. “Sam” Roberts, 87, third-generation publisher of The Lincoln County News from 1966-92, died at LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta early Tuesday, Nov. 6. A leader in the state and regional newspaper industry throughout his … more
Josiah Pollard Rowe III, the former owner and publisher of The Free Lance–Star, a two-time Fredericksburg mayor and tennis player who was a driving force to establish two local indoor tennis complexes, died Saturday afternoon at his home, … more
Matthew Tully’s love affair with journalism began when he was 3 years old, sitting on the sofa with his Uncle Rob while the two pored over Chicago-area newspapers. A young Tully studied the comics first before his uncle introduced him to the … more
Ed Palladino, a fixture for decades in the news and sports departments of the Daily Freeman and in the area sports community at large, has died at age 84. Palladino died Thursday at the Golden Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingston, … more
Donald R. Seaton, who followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather as a steward of community newspapers in America’s heartland, died Thursday afternoon at his home in Hastings. He was 77 years old.  Read more more
The only thing Tony Swan loved more than driving cars was writing about them. The legendary automotive journalist, who worked at newspapers and magazines across the country, including as executive editor for Car and Driver, died Sept. 27 after a … more
Stacy Briggs labored over the words that filled The Intelligencer and Bucks County Courier Times for half a century. Stacy Briggs was a star in the pages of Bucks County newspapers. Yet the majority of readers exposed to his work would never know … more
Jerry Wolkowitz, a longtime EMT and journalist, has died nearly six months after a brutal, allegedly racially motivated beating left him on life support. He was 56. Wolkowitz, described as an “innocent soul” by younger medics he took under his … more
Robert C. “Bob” Tong, who began delivering the Independent Journal as a paper boy and went on to become an award-winning photojournalist and head of the IJ’s photo department, died Friday at a post-acute care facility in San Rafael. He was … more
Dave Anderson, a sports columnist for The New York Times for more than three decades and the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize for commentary, an award rarely bestowed on a sportswriter, died on Thursday in Cresskill, N.J. He was 89.Read more more
Retired Aiken Standard publisher and community leader Scott Beale Hunter, 69, passed away at his home on Tuesday following a lengthy illness. Hunter, who spent his working career with the Aiken Standard, was the newspaper’s publisher from 1989 … more
Barbara Flanagan was a tireless advocate for downtown Minneapolis vitality and historic preservation -- at a time when neither was a mainstream topic. A former influential and indefatigable reporter, editor and columnist for the Star Tribune, she … more
Kevin Thompkins was an interesting fellow. I worked with him for about two years at the Nobesville (Ind.) Times. He had a passion for journalism, having spent most of his adult life writing for newspapers. And he reminded me of an old-fashioned … more
William L. Plante Jr., a native Newburyporter who served in the Battle of the Bulge before coming home to build a newspaper career and play a pivotal role in Newburyport’s evolution, died Sunday at age 97. In a career that spanned more than 60 … more
Adam Clymer, who covered congressional intrigue, eight presidential campaigns and the downfall of both Nikita S. Khrushchev and Richard M. Nixon as a reporter and editor for The New York Times and other newspapers, died early Monday at his home in … more
Al Carson died Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at Pettigrew Rehabilitation Center. Al loved his family, especially all the females that came with his marriage to Betsy, in 1998. He dearly loved Durham, and his 32 years covering Sports, and Food and … more
Longtime Roswell Daily Record owner and former publisher Robert Beck passed away late last week at the age of 97. Beck, who died in San Diego, California on Friday, Aug. 24, began work at the Roswell Daily Record as circulation manager in 1947 and … more
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