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  • Looking Out: FreeState Legal names new executive director

    Looking Out: FreeState Legal names new executive director
    FreeState Legal, the legal advocacy organization for low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents in the state, has appointed a new executive director. Patrick Paschall, who most recently served as senior policy counsel at the National...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Candace Pert dies at 67; neuroscientist discovered opiate receptor

    Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
  • PASSINGS: Ben Pleasants, Kenneth Appel

    Ben Pleasants L.A. poet and playwright Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
  • Botched robbery leads to N.Y. student's death -- by police

    Botched robbery leads to N.Y. student's death -- by police
    It wasn't like the movies. Seven of the police officer's bullets hit the robber. An eighth hit a hostage, Andrea Rebello. Both were killed, and a standoff was over. The repercussions, however, had just begun. The death of the 21-year-old Hofstra...