Latest Ancient Order of Hibernians Stories

2008-08-17 18:00:36

A wheelchair lift stolen in broad daylight may reflect the increased value of scrap metal, say officials in a Massachusetts community. Salem's Ancient Order of Hibernians hall was victimized recently by bold thieves striking while fraternal organization members were distracted, The Boston Globe reported Sunday. They openly got away with a 1,400-pound apparatus made mostly of steel. Tom Tardiff, the organization's chairman, said the thieves were seen "struggling with it. They were pulling...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'