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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy

    Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day holds special significance this year. In addition to honoring King's legacy, it marks the 15th annual Spady Cultural Heritage Museum breakfast. "It's hard to believe that 15 years has passed, but it is lovely to acknowledge...
  • You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school

    You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school
    After Chicago-area schools canceled classes two days last week because of brutally low temperatures and dangerous wind chills, many parents and other curmudgeons complained loudly. The phrase "back in the day" was trending around office watercoolers,...
  • Vietnam biking trip not just for bikers

    Vietnam biking trip not just for bikers
    Most bike tours are all about the biking, making them not all that attractive as a getaway if your traveling companion(s) don't bike. Not so with the Vietnam — Coastal Exploration package from Ride & Seek, an Australian company. Sure, there's plenty...
  • Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears

    Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears
    The end of Florida's same-sex marriage ban will be the beginning of new challenges for South Florida's spiritual leaders. For many Christian leaders, the choice of whether to have such ceremonies is hardly a choice at all. The tenets of the Roman...
  • Midwest events for travelers include eagles wintering in the region

    Midwest events for travelers include eagles wintering in the region
    Illinois Jan. 3: Alton-Audubon Eagle Festival. Activities are scheduled at the Audubon Center at Riverlands and downtown. There will be live eagles on hand, ice-carving displays and shuttles to see eagles in the wild along the Mississippi River. Advance...
  • Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon opens Saturday

    Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon opens Saturday
    After two years of construction and nearly $55 million in costs, the first part of the much-anticipated Maggie Daley Park will open Saturday when the ice-skating ribbon debuts, giving residents and the public a first glimpse of the site, according to...
  • Capital Prep Looks To Repeat As State Champs

    Capital Prep Looks To Repeat As State Champs
    Capital Prep capped off its first undefeated season with its second straight championship last year, beating Weaver in the Class L final. The Trailblazers (27-0) will look to repeat that achievement this season with a similar cast of characters,...
  • New Trier renovations might mean longer summer breaks, fewer holidays

    New Trier renovations might mean longer summer breaks, fewer holidays
    New Trier High School students will likely be enjoying longer summer vacations for the next few years, with officials proposing a revised calendar they say is needed to ensure that the $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus is finished by the...
  • YMCA to honor MLK Jan. 16 and 19

    YMCA to honor MLK Jan. 16 and 19
    The YMCA of Broward County will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the 11th annual “Martin Luther King Jr. Inspirational Breakfast” Jan. 16 and the “YMCA MLK Day of Service” Jan. 19. ...
  • Flyers waste stellar effort by Mason in shootout loss to Islanders

    Flyers waste stellar effort by Mason in shootout loss to Islanders
    By Wayne Fish Of Calkins Media UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The road has not been kind to the Flyers this season and those woes continued on Monday night with another loss, this one by a shootout. But it was no fault of goaltender Steve Mason, who had to...
  • Human trafficking presentation inspires Glastonbury crowd

    The harsh reality that human trafficking is not just taking place overseas, but right here in Connecticut, was one of the key points driven home at a powerful performance in Glastonbury on Oct. 9. More than 100 people from Glastonbury and the...