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  • Believe It or Not: 'The Greatest American Hero' Joins TV's Parade of Remakes

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Stephen J. Cannell's "The Greatest American Hero" is suiting up for a revival at Fox, a network that didn't exist during the show's initial run on ABC in 1981-83. The quirky action-comedy is one of a spate of classic-TV remakes...
  • Florida schools make play for scholastic chess curriculum

    FORT LAUDERDALE Fla. (Reuters) - Leaning over chess boards in the middle of classes, seven- and eight-year-olds in one of Florida's largest school districts furrow their brows as they plot moves toward a checkmate. It isn't just play. The chess games...
  • Dulcimer musician was 'smitten' by the instrument

    Dulcimer musician was 'smitten' by the instrument
    A classically trained pianist who attended the renowned Juilliard School in New York, Rosamond Campbell admittedly once had a dismissive attitude toward folk and rock music. But in 1977, when reluctantly taking her high school-age son, Rick, to a folk...
  • Reader feedback August 30: Mentoring teen artists, Hampton Schools seeks math teachers, Tony Stewart returns to racing

    Mentoring teen artists Steph Brown is one of several local artists who have been sharing lessons as a part of Gloucester Arts on Main's new teen mentoring program. The initiative, conceived by Gloucester Arts on Main intern Emily Ortiz, pairs a...
  • DP Buzz: Public education

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Aug. 30 Letters: Foodbank, teachers, Burger King

    Help fight hunger A new report released by Feeding America and the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank, Hunger in America 2014, shows that every year, more than 46 million Americans, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors, receive food assistance...
  • Educational Foundation seek donations

    Educational Foundation seek donations
    La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation board members have been attending La Cañada Unified School District Back-to-School nights to seek donations from parents. “Now that our schools finally have seen some fiscal relief via our local parcel...
  • Partnership clears path to law school for community college students

    Partnership clears path to law school for community college students
    Jajaira Varela stood confidently in front of a classroom full of aspiring law students and belted out the empowering lyrics of Chaka Khan's R&B classic "I'm Every Woman." Some friends and family had always told Varela she wasn't college material, so she...
  • Manchester Students Start School Year

    Manchester Students Start School Year
    MANCHESTER — The first-graders in Katrina Rawlins' class started their first day of school by creating flags with brand new crayons and triangular pieces of white paper. Thursday was the launch of the school year for kindergarten through ninth...
  • Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion

    Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion
    Elementary school officials had concerns about what was going on at home when a young Bob Diaco showed up one day with his arms all smashed up. It seems Diaco, in third grade at the time, was toughening himself up for football. He took on a concrete...
  • Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher

    Albert T. 'Tom' Rochfort Jr., teacher
    Albert T. "Tom" Rochfort Jr., a retired Baltimore County public school educator, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of an aortic aneurysm. He was 65. The son of Albert T. Rochfort Sr., an advertising executive, and...