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  • Middletown Symphony Alumni To Perform In Benefit Concert Dec. 27

    Middletown Symphony Alumni To Perform In Benefit Concert Dec. 27
    MIDDLETOWN — Past soloists in the Middletown Goes to the Symphony program will return to the high school Dec. 27 to play a benefit concert. Middletown High School has run the symphony program every two years since 1995, offering music students a...
  • Miss America accused of hazing sorority pledges

    Miss America accused of hazing sorority pledges
    Miss America Kira Kazantsev has been accused of hazing sorority pledges during her time as a sister in Alpha Phi at Hofstra University, according to the Washington Post. An anonymous tipster told feminist news site Jezebel that when she was the...
  • A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on

    A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on
    The mean girl won the beauty pageant. What a shock. On Sept. 14 in Atlantic City, Kira Kazantsev became Miss America 2015. The contest featured nothing out of the ordinary: boobs, bikini butt glue and, of course, talent. (Well, talent. Kazantsev...
  • Blow out the candles: Areawide Council on Aging to honor longtime advocate Edith Schaffer for 85th birthday celebration

    The Areawide Council on Aging and the community will honor Edith Schaffer Lederberg August 15 at her "85th Birthday Luncheon" to take place at the Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac. Lederberg has been a staff member of the Aging and Disability Resource...
  • Naper Settlement selects new leader

    Naper Settlement selects new leader
    Naper Settlement's new leader will be a longtime Naperville resident with legal and management experience, museum officials announced today. The boards of the Naperville Heritage Society and Naper Settlement chose Macarena (Rena) Tamayo-Calabrese from...
  • Weitzberg to run for Costa Mesa City Council

    Weitzberg to run for Costa Mesa City Council
    Harold Weitzberg, a city committee member and marketing entrepreneur, announced Wednesday that he will run for the Costa Mesa City Council. The 64-year-old longtime resident last ran in 2012. Since then, the Queens, N.Y., native has kept active in the...
  • Alafair Burke's obsession with a killer leads to a detective character

    Alafair Burke's obsession with a killer leads to a detective character
    For Alafair Burke, whose 10th mystery "All Day and a Night" (Harper: 352 pp., $26.99) is published this month, it all goes back to Dennis Rader. Known as the BTK killer, he terrorized Wichita, Kan., in the 1970s and 1980s, when Burke was growing up there....
  • Adam Lanza's Medical Records Reveal Growing Anxiety

    Adam Lanza's Medical Records Reveal Growing Anxiety
    In September of his eighth-grade year, Adam Lanza was wracked by anxiety, his mother told doctors. So intense were the feelings that Nancy Lanza drove him to the emergency room at Danbury Hospital for an evaluation. Lanza, then 13, was asked the...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • College students from Laurel named to dean's list and graduate

    Benjamin Glass, of Laurel, class of 2013, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Tufts University, in Medford, Mass. Amanda Morgan, of Laurel, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, N.Y....
  • Harford Teacher of the Year finalists named

    The top five finalists for the 2013 Harford County Teacher of the Year Award were announced by Harford County Public Schools Monday: Tara N. Buecker, Jarrettsville Elementary School physical education/health teacher; J. Laura Childs, Edgewood High...