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  • Around Crofton: Crofton teacher gives up bachelorette party in favor giving to charity

    Around Crofton: Crofton teacher gives up bachelorette party in favor giving to charity
    For many brides, the bachelorette night or weekend is almost as important as the shower or other wedding traditions. But Crofton Woods Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Sarah Pedley is putting a new twist ahead of her July nuptials. Rather than...
  • Library calling local poets of all ages for contest

    To recognize April as National Poetry Month, the East Lake County Library in Sorrento will sponsor the library's 13th annual poetry contest. Age categories include children up to 12; teens 13 to 18; and adults 19 or older. Poems can be on any topic or...
  • Help count number of eastern bluebirds

    The Lake County Parks & Trails Division will host the Florida Bluebird Society's annual Spring Bluebird Blitz from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday at PEAR (Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve) Park, 4800 University Ave., Leesburg. Volunteers are...
  • Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images

    A Houston housewife who has quietly collected rare Civil War images for 50 years has sold more than 500 early photographs to the Library of Congress. The library announced the acquisition Sunday and is placing the first 77 images online. On Friday, 87-...
  • Baby fairs offer prenatal and postnatal education

    The Young Families Health Initiative Committee of Lake County is presenting the 26th annual baby fairs. The free events are for first-time or special-needs parents including pregnant women and parents of newborns. The event will provide information...
  • Parents, teachers implore Allentown School Board to restore cut music, art gym and library programs

    Parents, teachers implore Allentown School Board to restore cut music, art gym and library programs
    Included among the teachers and parents who pleaded Thursday to the Allentown School Board to restore programs lost due to budget cuts, the words of Gwen Mullen may have made the strongest case. "My mom always tells me, 'You won't know until you try it!'...
  • 03/30: Business events

    03/30: Business events
    Chamber Oviedo-Winter Springs: "State of Seminole" luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. April 2, Tuscawilla Country Club, 1500 Winter Springs Blvd., Winter Springs. All five Seminole County Commissioners will speak at the luncheon. Cost: $30 for OWSRCC...
  • Mendez Reading Club turns these high schoolers into page yearners

    Mendez Reading Club turns these high schoolers into page yearners
    They meet on Mondays at lunch. They remove their earbuds, hide their smartphones and communicate without the aid of electronic devices. They are the coolest kids at Mendez High School in Boyle Heights. They are the Reading Club. "This is truly the...
  • Library hosts fans of cult book and show 'Pretty Little Liars'

    Library hosts fans of cult book and show 'Pretty Little Liars'
    This week, Burbank's die-hard “Pretty Little Liars” fans got a glimpse at some of the ABC Family show's props and costumes, and to view the teen drama's fifth season finale an hour before it aired on the West Coast. In a room at the Buena...
  • Women's History Month: Daily Press readers honor Virginia women of distinction

    Earlier this month, we asked readers to tell us who should be honored as a woman of distinction during Women's History Month. Whether a relative or friend, a public official or an unsung hero, we wanted your input. We received quite a few responses from...
  • Elm School night shows range of student activity

    Elm School night shows range of student activity
    Fine Arts Night at Elm School encompasses a wide variety of activities, beyond what is traditionally thought of as the arts. At the Burr Ridge school March 26, children jumped rope, stacked cups, played word games and ran to finish a scavenger hunt....