Maine Hall of Famer Dies of Cancer 

Longtime teacher, state lawmaker and Maine baseball hall of famer Omar Paul Norton of Eastport died Monday of cancer.Besides many years teaching, Norton served as a guidance counselor and school superintendent through the years.He served in the Maine House of Representatives from 1986 to 1994.Visiting hours are Friday at the Mays Funeral Home in Eastport.His funeral is Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church.Omar Norton was 78.