| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Schools across the country open their doors and welcome new and returning students year after year. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among the fresh faces roaming the hallways and classrooms, and parents can take steps to make this transition go...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:40 PM
This is a reminder to attend the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries' "Meet and Greet," intended to introduce candidates of our special districts, namely Mesa Water District, Orange County Water District and Costa Mesa Sanitary District, to our community....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Many efforts targeting obesity focus on school-aged children. But a growing body of research suggests that to have the biggest impact, the work needs to start with even younger children, and their mothers.
“It is very difficult to reverse the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Twice as many children as before are participating in the Northampton Area School District's pre-kindergarten program, and the numbers show it makes them better prepared in basic literacy skills than they otherwise would be.
In her presentation on the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Larry Hogan doesn't care about children and that is why he is against Mr. Brown's pre-K plan for everyone in the state. But what Mr. Brown doesn't say is how he proposes to pay for this program.
Various studies have...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:08 AM
AVON — A student at Avon High School was recognized by the board of education on Tuesday for her volunteer work at the school district's summer program for pre-school aged children.
Each month the board gives what it calls Avon Achiever awards...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Microscopes and mentoring opportunities were highlights of a class held in the new science lab at Assumption School in Manchester. Second grade students in Sister Joan Marie Crapps's class, who recently studied the states and properties of matter in...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Water, trash pickup and sewers are important functions of public health departments. Yet as long as water continues to run out of the tap when it is turned on, the trash is picked up on a regular basis and the sewers continue to work, sending that not-so-...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Her doctor's words shook her like an earthquake: "If you don't lose weight, you won't get to your 60th birthday."
Vivian Stancil, a retired Long Beach schoolteacher, was 50. She stood 5 feet tall and weighed 319 pounds.
"A bowling ball wouldn't even...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Orange schools adopted a 2014-15 budget Tuesday that includes a new pre-kindergarten center, teacher training and several new initiatives funded by increasing revenues.
But the extra cash could be short-lived.
The budget includes the final year of...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159.