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Martin Luther King Day

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  • For College Programs, Snow Brings New Heights Of Frustration

    Ted Stavropoulos likes warm weather and sunny days. He has a house in Florida. As the associate athletic director and director of the Sports Center at the University of Hartford, he is in charge of maintaining the playing fields for the school's athletic...
  • Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up

    Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up
    There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...
  • Vernon BOE discusses religious holidays

    The Vernon Board of Education approved its school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year, but not until it heard concerns over which holidays are observed, and which are not. Superintendent Mary Conway said her proposed calendar was constructed after...
  • Racially segregated war memorial plaques divide South Carolina town

    Racially segregated war memorial plaques divide South Carolina town
    It was a noble gesture intended to salve the wounds of this former mill town’s segregated past. Mayor Welborn Adams and the local American Legion raised $15,000 for new plaques on the town’s war memorial to replace ones that designate the...
  • Interfaith service at Hamden synagogue honors King legacy

    As Norman Rashba, a longtime member of Congregation Mishkan Israel, remembers the early 1960s, "the circumstances in the community were very interesting at that time. This was really the beginning of the social justice revolution." At Mishkan Israel, the...
  • Oswego business owners create Random Acts of Candy

    Oswego business owners create Random Acts of Candy
    "Sometimes, you just don't know what people are doing out in the community," Ernie Bolen of Oswego said. As a way to find out and give back to their community in 2012, Pam and Ernie Bolen, owners of Mamie's Toffee & Treats in Oswego, began to surprise...
  • War memorial separates list of fallen soldiers by race, dividing a South Carolina city

    Along Main Street in a small South Carolina city, there is a war memorial honoring fallen World War I and II soldiers, dividing them into two categories: "white" and "colored." Welborn Adams, Greenwood's white Democratic-leaning mayor, believes the...
  • Monday storms take toll

    Another Monday, another winter storm. Old Man Winter, apparently keeping rhythm to the seven-day week, will hit us Monday with rain and probably snow and sleet for the third Monday in a row, and the fourth Monday since the start of the year. Though...
  • Delray's trolley follows holiday schedule on Monday

    Delray's trolley follows holiday schedule on Monday
    Delray's Downtown Roundabout trolley service will operate on holiday hours on Monday, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The free service, which runs along Atlantic Avenue from the Tri-Rail Station on South Congress Avenue to Ocean Boulevard,...
  • MLK Day Celebration Scheduled

    MLK Day Celebration Scheduled
    The Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church will sponsor its annual community celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Windsor Town Hall's council chambers, 275 Broad St. The Rev. William Campbell, newly appointed pastor of...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events to entertain you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free events to entertain you this week
    Looking for free stuff to do this week? Here are a few things to entertain you.   Freebie Spotlight: Students can get free tickets to see "Selma."  Get the details here: thesent.nl/1sE2d5D   Woof!   Tomorrow morning, Jan. 17,  the first 20...