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George Throop Dies at 86
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George Throop Dies at 86

George Lynford Throop, Jr., age 86, died on Sunday, April 11, 2010 from complications of pneumonia. Throop joined the Tournament of Roses Association in 1960 and was named an honorary director in 1988 after 28 years of valuable service. The Tournament of Roses was special not only to Throop but to his entire family; he…

Requiem for a Jersey Boy: Don Mariconda
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Requiem for a Jersey Boy: Don Mariconda

By Susan Motander Requiem for a Jersey Boy: Don Mariconda By Susan Motander Don Mariconda died March 16 after a valiant fight against cancer. His death came more swiftly than anyone anticipated, but Don was optimistic right to the end. He asked his wife, Kris to share this thought with all his friends: “I’ve had…

Earline Mountjoy
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Earline Mountjoy

I was lucky to get to know Earline Mountjoy. I say I was lucky in that she was not an easy person to get to know, not that she was unpleasant. Quite the opposite. Earline was a quiet person who was content to be a supporter of the things she loved rather than the star….

Beacon Media’s Photo Caption Contest
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Beacon Media’s Photo Caption Contest

We are not quite sure what Congressman David Dreier (left) was talking to Sierra Madre Councilman Don Watts about during last week’s dedication of the Mira Monte reservoir in Sierra Made. But with what we’ll dare call the “controversy” over Mr. Watts’ nickel toss mayoral selection, we have an idea or two. But it is…

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