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  • Along the Scouting Trail: Six Scouts earn Eagle Scout rank

    Along the Scouting Trail: Six Scouts earn Eagle Scout rank
    Don Yoon (“Eric”) Han, Felix Park, Michael Jihoon Park, Suraj Jayesh Patel, Thomas Rhee Jr. and Dean Wyrzykowski, all members of La CaƱada Boy Scout Troop 398, will be feted at a Court of Honor that will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at the...
  • College is not a commodity. Stop treating it like one.

    College is not a commodity. Stop treating it like one.
    Pick up any paper or magazine, and you're likely to see a front-page article on college: It costs too much, spawns too much debt is or isn't worth it. I entered academia 52 years ago as a student of Latin and Greek expecting to enter a placid sector...
  • New hybrid grapes help grow wine industry in cold US regions

    The Marquette grapevines clinging to a steep, rocky hillside in the southeastern Adirondacks are among a host of new grape varieties that have enabled a boutique wine industry to take root in areas of the Northeast and Midwest that were previously...
  • California student accepted to every Ivy League school

    It would have been a success story if Fullerton High School senior Fernando Rojas, the son of Mexican immigrants whose schooling stopped in the eighth grade, was accepted to college. But the 17-year-old achieved a surprising clean sweep — he was...
  • Critics find BrokerCheck background checks incomplete

    Critics find BrokerCheck background checks incomplete
    Amid some skepticism, regulators are promoting their online tool that lets consumers check out investment advisers. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, known as FINRA, is running a series of funny print, TV and online ads in June that chide...
  • Winters Mill High grad prepares for future at Ivy League school

    Winters Mill High grad prepares for future at Ivy League school
    For senior Priya Kankanhalli, graduating from Winters Mill High School on Friday was bittersweet. Although she'll miss the relationships she has built with teachers and fellow students, Kankanhalli, who will attend Cornell University in New York, said...
  • Don't worry, pet owners: Experts say H3N2 dog flu is no cause for panic

    Don't worry, pet owners: Experts say H3N2 dog flu is no cause for panic
    There's a new strain of canine flu in the U.S., and it has some pet owners worried about their furry family members. More than 1,000 dogs caught the illness during a recent outbreak in Chicago, and infections are reportedly emerging in other states,...
  • Margate student earns competitive scholarship

     Margate student earns competitive scholarship
    In 2013, after completing high school in Jamaica, Jarredd Simpson, 19, moved to Margate with his family. Soon after, he enrolled in Broward College. "I didn't know anybody," Simpson said in an interview last week. "I felt, honestly, like a fish out of...
  • Fort Meade: Officers' Spouses' Club awards annual merit scholarships

    Fort Meade: Officers' Spouses' Club awards annual merit scholarships
    A Meade High School senior who plays the violin, loves theater and studies physics was awarded the Fort Meade Officers' Spouses' Club's Etta Baker Memorial Scholarship. The 90-minute ceremony, which included a buffet dinner, was held May 14 at the...
  • Blazers travel basketball forge a path for troubled teens

    Blazers travel basketball forge a path for troubled teens
    How do you raise tens of thousands of dollars for underprivileged children to play basketball in tournaments around the country? With dinner of course. At least that's what the Delray Blazers are doing. A group of players, coaches and parents recently...
  • College Roundup: Maryland baseball team earns No. 3 seed for NCAA tournament

    College Roundup: Maryland baseball team earns No. 3 seed for NCAA tournament
    MARYLAND BASEBALL: After a record setting 39-win season, the Terrapins are headed to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year. The Terps earned the No. 3 seed in the Los Angeles Regional and will take on second-seeded Ole Miss Friday at 7 p.m....