Too bad the Elizabethan “guard” won out over the earlier, French-derived spelling “garde” but the word was never spelled “gaurd.” The standard spelling is related to Italian and Spanish “guarda,” pronounced “gwarda.”
Congressman Richard Hanna Hosts Academy Day BINGHAMTON -- Congressman Richard Hanna was in town Saturday to help students interested in serving our country. Hanna hosted Academy Day at Binghamton University and dozens of students got a chance to meet with representatives from the Navy, Military, Coast Gaurd, Merchant Marines, and Air Force. The event is designed to give the kids the information they need to get a head start on trying to ...
June 9, 2013 - FOX 40 Binghamton
Coast Guard searches 2nd day for missing diver The Coast Guard is searching for a diver missing 55 miles off Grand Isle. Petty Officer Carlos Vega says the search began Saturday afternoon for 56-year-old Tim Raines, whose home town Vega does not know.
June 16, 2013 - Erie Times-News
Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat capsizes The Coast Guard rescued 3 boaters near Neptune Beach early Saturday morning after the boat they were in capsized sending all of them into the water. WJXT-TV reports Stephen W. Preeschl, 61, of Keystone Heights, Fla.; Bobby Zinc, 46, of Jacksonville, Fla.; and Karl Zinc, 17, of Jacksonville, were the passengers on board at the time of the incident. The 3 boaters were on a 31-foot Yellowfin center ...
June 16, 2013 - Local 10 Miami