| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:57 AM
When Thomas Fritts stepped up in 1964 to serve as Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 20, Lyndon B. Johnson was president and the Winnetka scouts counted just 19 members.
Seven years later, Fritts presided at the helm of a vibrant North Shore troop that had...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford.
Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Why should Dr. Beach have all the fun? While his famous best beaches in the U.S. list for 2014 won't come out until Memorial Day weekend, the folks over at TripAdvisor have corralled their user reviews to come out with their second annual Travelers'...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It’s Memorial Day weekend. Are you ready to get your grill on?
With the smells of charcoal and propane beginning to perfume backyards across the nation, now is the perfect time to take stock of your equipment. Whether you’re an old hand or...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Can't get to the liquor store and need a bottle of tequila stat? There are apps for that. Including Saucey, a new liquor delivery app "that gets hooch to your house swiftly."
Order and pay for booze via the app and a Saucey driver will be dispatched to...
| May 26, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Leonard Tetteh (men’s 4.5), Jimmy Qing (men’s 4.0), Josh McFadden (men’s 3.5) and Diane Steele (women’s 3.5 round robin) won singles titles in rated divisions Monday at the Peninsula Tennis Patrons Association’s Memorial...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:00 AM
After all the grilling this weekend, you'll want to finish your meal on a sweet note. So why not indulge in summer's sweet produce with a pie?
It's easy to pick one up on the go, but we've got some recipes that any home cook can master in no time....
| May 24, 2014
| 11:57 AM
While April showers bring May flowers, the month of May is the official start of the season for warm-weather crops like tomatoes and peppers.
Why May? By the time Memorial Day rolls around, May's soil is toasty warm, a condition that tomatoes and...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:26 PM
With highs soaring into the 90s and summer vacation rapidly approaching, parents who want to keep their kids cool and entertained as they burn off excess energy can hit Central Florida's dozens of splash pads, most free but some with a small fee. Below...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Just days before Memorial Day comes the news that Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world's first action figure, has died. He was 86, foxnews.com reports.
He died of cancer early Thursday at Home &...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala.
But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...