| Feb 14, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Two weeks after the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced it would extend the academic calendar of its 210 elementary schools by 20 days, administrators at local parochial schools said they are assessing how and when to implement the change....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:45 AM
The leader of the Brooklyn Diocese is punishing elected officials who voted for the same-sex marriage bill.
Two days after the measure passed, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio announced that anyone who voted for it would be banned from honoring students or...
| Sep 12, 2011
Crown Imports CEO Bill Hackett looks at a glass of beer not just as an industry executive but also as a guy who poured a lot of pints to make ends meet in college.
In an interview at his company's recently completed lobby and office bar in the Loop,...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:26 PM
With his gig at the Steppenwolf Theatre now seemingly an annual event, Tony Fitzpatrick is taking on the air of Garrison Keillor, and his motley crew of sidekicks is looking a bit like a cut-rate cast of "Prairie Home Companion." As seen from the back...
| Jul 13, 2011
To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic.
The idea that...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The Immaculate Conception Apostolic for Teenage Boys and the University of Sacramento are closing their doors when the summer term ends. University President, Father Robert Presutti says the decision came from leaders of the Legionaries of Christ in Rome...
| Jul 24, 2011
"I used to win like crazy," my friend Juanita Mendonca would tell me. "Every slot machine turned to gold. I'd come home and my purse would be stuffed with money."
Juanita, a retired parochial school teacher with a magic touch at the slots, loved to...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:00 PM
I thought it best to wait a while to decide if I should comment on the speech by Notre Dame law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett as reported in the July 9th South Bend Tribune. It seemed so arrogant and outrageous to me that I thought I might be...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his wife have decided to forgo Chicago public schools and send their children to the University of Chicago Lab School in Hyde Park this fall, a source familiar with the decision has told the Tribune.
Leah, Ilana and Zach will be...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session.
Supporters predicted that the...
| Aug 5, 2011
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CEDAR CREST COLLEGE (FALCONS), 100 College Drive, Allentown, 610-437-4471, 1-800-360-1222, http://www.cedarcrest.edu
CHESTNUT HILL COLLEGE, Satellite program of Chestnut Hill's main campus in Philadelphia, 9601 Germantown Ave.,...