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  • Windsor Board of Education appoints new Poquonock School principal

    Upon recommendation of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Craig A. Cooke, the Windsor Board of Education recently appointed a new principal of Poquonock School. The Board appointed Tracie Peterson as the Poquonock School principal, effective immediately....
  • Trolling for university presidents is profitable niche for Dallas headhunter

    When it comes to filling the highest posts of higher education, Bill Funk is the reigning king of the hill. The 64-year-old principal of R. William Funk & Associates in Dallas has placed a new president or chancellor nearly every month for the last two...
  • BBHS's new principal strives for 'continuous improvement'

    Fred J. Barch, 52, is the new principal of Boynton Beach Community High School. Originally from Pennsylvania, Barch is married to Sandy and the couple has two children, Julia, 21 and Collin, 18, who recently graduated from Park Vista Community High...
  • Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer

    Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer
    Donald H. Seitz, a retired civil engineer who spent most of his career with McLean Contracting Co. of Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., died Aug. 3 of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was 88. The son of Henry Seitz, a Baltimore &...
  • Two worlds, with one goal

    MARTUR, India He straddles two worlds separated by 8,000 miles, the sun-baked patch of India he roamed as a boy and the mansion in Town and Country, Mo., mansion he now calls home. In one, the glare of surgical lights ricochets off his enormous glasses...
  • The Mortgage Professor: Is a crisis brewing in used car loans?

    Is a crisis brewing in the market for sub-prime loans on used cars? In a long front-page article in the New York Times last month, Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Michael Corkery answer this question affirmatively. Their article cites numerous parallels...
  • 6,500-year-old 'Noah' skeleton found by museum

    6,500-year-old 'Noah' skeleton found by museum
    A Philadelphia archaeology museum said on Tuesday its researchers have discovered an extremely rare 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement, where it had been in storage for 85 years. The Penn Museum, affiliated with the University of...
  • Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects

     Study shows many teachers not credentialed in their subjects
    Illinois school districts have employed hundreds of educators to teach everything from science to special education even though they lacked proper credentials in those subjects, a Tribune investigation has found. The assignment of teachers not...
  • Cord blood, a precious medical resource, is usually discarded

    PHILADELPHIA At 2:11 p.m. on July 23, Michael Kuttler drew his first breath and belted out an exultant scream. Seconds later, he participated in his first act of altruism trying to save a stranger's life. His afterbirth was placed in a bin and handed...
  • Intrigue a guarantee at Eagles training camp

    Intrigue a guarantee at Eagles training camp
    What Chip Kelly succeeded at more than anything else in his first year as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles was raising expectations. As his squad gets set to open training camp on Saturday — all players are due to report Friday — at the...
  • Philly police make arrest in killing of 3-year-old girl

    PHILADELPHIA — Police late Saturday charged a man in the killing of a 3-year-old girl as she was getting her hair braided on her Grays Ferry porch the night before. The death of Tynirah Borum — one of five people hit in the blaze of gunfire...