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  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • Sedentary lifestyle linked to depression

    Sedentary lifestyle linked to depression
    A new analysis of previous studies ties too much sitting at the computer or lying around watching TV to a greater risk of depression. Based on dozens of studies covering hundreds of thousands of participants, Chinese researchers found that sedentary...
  • CCSU Honors Kremens

    CCSU Honors Kremens
     NEW BRITAIN - Prof.  Kremens, dean emeritus of Central Connecticut State University's School of Engineering and Technology, recently received the university's 2014 Distinguished Service Award. President Jack Miller said Kremens' "incredible leadership"...
  • Organ quartet to command the stage

    Organ quartet to command the stage
    If the thought of sitting through an organ recital is the last thing on your mind, the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, who peform at the Fleetwood High School auditorium Saturday Sept. 20, might just be for you. Possibly the only ensemble of its kind in...
  • What is the Midwestern literary tradition?

    What is the Midwestern literary tradition?
    You have your Southern Gothic tales and your Westerns, the San Francisco beats and the New York poets — but what is the literary tradition of the Midwest? It's a hazy question: People don't think of the Rust Belt as a nexus of literary culture....
  • Luke DeCock: Coach K always the center of attention, at Duke or with Team USA

    DURHAM, N.C. When it comes to college basketball, this area can occasionally run short on long-term memory, so it might seem like eons ago, but it was only five years ago that Mike Krzyzewski's involvement with Team USA was generally perceived as bad...
  • Thomas Sowell: Better information needed to care for late-talking children

    Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not talking at age two, three or even four, can appreciate what a blessing it can be to have someone who can tell them what to do — and what...
  • William and Mary professor joins Dream Catchers board

    William and Mary professor joins Dream Catchers board
    Dream Catchers at the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center announced the election of Virginia "Ginnie" L. McLaughlin to its board of directors. McLaughlin is a chancellor professor and former dean at the College of William and Mary’s School of...
  • Mark your calendar: ODU Women's Business Center workshops for October

    Check out these workshops with Old Dominion University Business Gateway’s Women’s Business Center in October. Tuesday, October 7, 9 a.m.-Noon eVA Training.  Learn about eVA--Virginia’s online, electronic procurement system.  This web-...
  • Shopping, charity blend at Shop2Care

    Shopping, charity blend at Shop2Care
    Shop online as you normally would, and you'll be donating to charity. That's the idea behind Shop2Care.org, a nonprofit launched this month by serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Mark Asofsky of Delray Beach. Shop2Care channels the rebates that...
  • What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway

    What to do along the Blue Ridge Parkway
    Picture the Blue Ridge Parkway as a crooked spine running through the Appalachian Mountains. Government stewardship of public lands is splashed across the map in confusing variety a national park at either end, national forests, historic sites,...