| Feb 28, 2015
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Mar 1, 2015
Young and old, working and retired, military and civilian. The Hampton Roads Philharmonic is a mixed bag of musicians with a common bond: the music they love to play.
Founded less than two years ago, the community orchestra gave its first performance in...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:19 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:10 AM
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...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:26 AM
"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...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 6:06 PM
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.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 11:01 AM
But what’s her favorite flavor?
We’re not sure which we love more—Amy Poehler or pudding. So it’s only fitting that Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals has named her its Woman of the Year, which the university announced...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 11:17 AM
Poseidon, Splash, Dory and Krusty Krab will soon sink to the bottom of the Atlantic and eventually be covered in barnacles and brain coral.
The artificial reefs were constructed and named by Broward College oceanography students and volunteers as part...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:21 AM
More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications rose less than expected, holding at a level that signals a strong job market.
Initial claims for jobless benefits rose 11,000, to 278,000, for the week ended Jan. 31, the Labor...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Two immortal warriors traveling along parallel realities managed to crisscross on history’s road last week. We took note of one and ignored the other.
The nation paused Monday to self-assess its tattered but dogged experiment in racial harmony in...