| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain.
The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Which Chicagoland college produces the most "dateable" graduates? What kind of a question is that, even?
A subscription-based dating website eschewed tact earlier this year and mined its New York City and San Francisco user data to answer that question....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:36 PM
To the editor: The article looking back 50 years to UC Berkeley's Free Speech Movement and the specific focus on Mario Savio brought back powerful memories. ("Graying activists return to Berkeley to mark '64 free speech protests," Sept. 27)
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Joseph E. Persico, a historian and biographer whose books on subjects ranging from the Nuremberg trials to the life of Gen. Colin Powell combined dogged research with a novelist's narrative skills, died Aug. 30 at a hospital in Albany, N.Y., after a...
| Sep 20, 2014
Two political novices are trying to unseat a commissioner, saying much change is needed at City Hall.
Voters take to the polls in November to pick a leader for Seat 3, a four-year term.
Development in the area along State Road 7 that the city hopes to...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:28 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Several years ago, Karen Katz walked into her son's parent-teacher day at his preschool in Lincolnshire expecting to have a conversation about 4-year-old Joey.
But when Katz introduced herself as Joey's mom, she got a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:45 PM
There's a new face at the helm of Gulfstream Middle School in Hallandale Beach.
Appointed in late July, Robert Pappas joins the Dolphins after a five-year stint as assistant principal at Sunrise Middle School.
"It's a nice feeling to know that I...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Eleven candidates are vying for five seats on the Broward School Board this year, as the district pushes for an $800 million bond to repair or replace aging buildings.
The five incumbents seeking re-election have drawn challenges from district...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:46 AM
When it comes to real estate holdings in Boca Raton, one of the most expansive is the city's own portfolio.
Boca owns 177 properties worth an estimated $395 million on the real estate market and that doesn't count the $112 million in downtown property...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:03 AM
If anybody knows Bonnet House, it's Denyse Cunningham.
She served as curator at the historic Fort Lauderdale property from 1999 to 2002 before leaving what she calls a "funky, whimsical place" to work with the Broward County Historical Commission. Now...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....