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  • Ask Amy: Woman wants to leap into blended family

     Ask Amy: Woman wants to leap into blended family
    Dear Amy: I have been dating a father of three children for about six months now. I love him and his children, and I am moving in with him this month. I really want to be involved in his children's lives and have us become a family. I get along with his...
  • Hampton School Board chairwoman says no intent to conceal information

    Hampton School Board chairwoman says no intent to conceal information
    HAMPTON — The School Board met for the first time Wednesday evening since a series of town hall meetings regarding controversial pay raises given to school administrators. The meeting did not garner much attendance outside of board recognitions,...
  • Principal takes the plunge for fundraiser

    Principal takes the plunge for fundraiser
    It wasn’t the Polar Plunge Sept. 13, but at 55 degrees, it was cold enough for Lincolnwood Elementary School Principal Fred Hunter to wear his version of a wet suit for a shift in the dunk tank for the school’s Fall Fest. Decked out in...
  • Notes and notables

    A simple lesson The Hampton School Board continues to catch heck from all sides for giving more than $30,000 in administrative pay raises during a time of severe budget cuts. And there is a lesson to be learned here, because this whole controversy...
  • Glendale PTA: Red Ribbon Week 'Parent Night' meeting slated

    Children whose parents talk with them regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than teenagers whose parents don’t bring up the topic. Despite this, only a quarter of teens indicate having these conversations. In recognizing this, a...
  • Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit

    Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit
    Backers of Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program -- the state's largest school voucher program -- have launched a campaign condemning the lawsuit that challenges its constitutionality. The "save our scholarships" effort includes a TV commercial...
  • Brown on a deliberate march toward goal years in the making

    Brown on a deliberate march toward goal years in the making
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown can readily list the criticisms of his public persona, but he finds the characterization a bit perplexing. Stiff, stuffy, stilted. "I'm always amazed how people say, 'Well, he seems so scripted.'" Brown said. "As if I wake up...
  • Irvine lawyer gets jail sentence in drug-planting scheme against PTA volunteer

    Irvine lawyer gets jail sentence in drug-planting scheme against PTA volunteer
    An Irvine lawyer was sentenced to six months in jail Friday for his part in a revenge scheme that involved planting drugs in a school volunteer's car. An Orange County Superior Court judge also ordered Kent Easter, 40, to serve three years of informal...
  • Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum

    Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum
    A youth pastor, a longtime council member and a former schoolteacher represent some of the candidates looking to be part of the Crescenta Valley Town Council. This year, La Crescenta residents will vote to fill six slots. A total of six people are...
  • Columbia Digest

    Yard sale The Wilde Lake Middle School PTA will host its Community Yard and Costume Sale from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the school gymnasium, 10481 Cross Fox Lane. Spots are available for $10. To donate items and reserve a space, contact...
  • Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit

    Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit
    Parents using school vouchers to send their children to private school want to intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the taxpayer-funded program. Attorneys for the 15 parents filed a motion today asking a judge to allow them...