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  • What a difference these teachers made: Letters

    Citizen of the world I graduated from West Orange High School in 1989. In my three years there, I learned from many wonderful teachers, but Dr. Irene Earls was the one who had the greatest impact on my development as a citizen of the world. Dr....
  • Kathleen Cannon and Harve Mogul: Broaden a youngster's mind as a ReadingPals volunteer

    "After reading to my students, we'd walk around the library and I'd tell them: 'Look at all of these books; soon you'll be able to read every single one. And if you can read every book here, you can learn anything you ever want to learn. And that's what...
  • Parkland School Board to district's new hires: Welcome!

    Parkland School Board to district's new hires: Welcome!
    The Parkland School Board on Tuesday indulged in what President Roberta Marcus called its "favorite night of the year" — the reception to welcome new teachers and administrators. The majority of the new hires attended, and Pam Kelly, Parkland's...
  • Mike Ryan: Support scholastic chess in our schools

    Developing critical thinking skills in our students serves to catapult those young minds toward their dreams. In addition, common sense tells us such skills correlate with higher graduation rates and lower rates of criminal justice intervention. In...
  • Lake Howell's weeds, prayer, and marriage: Letters

    Lake Howell's weeds Ralph Hudson of Winter Park, in the Aug. 13 letters to the editor, argued against the proposed development of property owned by the Catholic Diocese of Orlando. But why would anyone want to live on Lake Howell with its current...
  • Train the unemployed as teachers or teaching assistants

    Two years ago, we were a young family that was looking forward to raising our children in the city before my wife was offered a better job in Arizona. We hope to return to Chicago and thus remain invested in its well-being. Thank you to the Tribune for...
  • Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories

    Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories
    Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98. The longtime USC professor of...
  • NCC earns 'military friendly' ranking, and other company news

    Community college earns military-friendly ranking Northampton Community College has been recognized on the Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year. The college has opened its doors to veterans since it was founded in 1967, and more...
  • Degler adds pucks to an already full plate as the new TV play-by-play voice of the Phantoms

    Steve Degler is old enough to remember the back-to-back Stanley Cup titles the Philadelphia Flyers won in 1974 and '75. "I've been a huge hockey fan my entire life," he said. "I've always been a Flyers fan." That's why Degler is a natural choice as...
  • Couple ask Easton Area to pay medical bills for disabled son stricken in class

    A Palmer Township couple are seeking more than $250,000 from the Easton Area School District to cover medical costs that accumulated after their disabled son swallowed an inch-tall plastic bear during a special education class. In addition to the money,...
  • Important lesson at ex-Jewish school, now Muslim

     Important lesson at ex-Jewish school, now Muslim
    On Monday afternoon, Lori Lippitz and her little band of well-wishers pulled into the parking lot of the school they once thought of as theirs. They came bearing gift baskets — fruit, flowers, nuts, pencils, rulers — and a card that said,...