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  • Autism Awareness Day

    Autism Awareness Day
    Expect to see a whole lot of blue tomorrow in Connecticut and around the world! Tomorrow, April 2nd, is World Autism Awareness Day. Each year, for the past 7, Autism Speaks celebrates "Light It Up Blue", which is a global initiative that kicks off ...
  • Four candidates vie for Broward Circuit Judge Group 16 spot

    Four candidates are in the running to replace retiring Broward Circuit Judge Mel Grossman in the Aug. 26 primary election. Dennis Bailey, Andrea Ruth Gundersen, Rhoda Sokoloff and Russell Thompson are on the ballot in the non-partisan race. If no one...
  • Rick Braun feels the rhythm on new CD

    "Honest, energetic and rhythmic" is how trumpeter Rick Braun describes his 16th solo record, "Can You Feel It" to be released Tuesday. "It's a feel-good record," says Braun, an Allentown native. There is a constant groove throughout, with the funk guitar...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Post University Awards Scholarship

    Krystie L. Seese, of Naugatuck, was awarded a full tuition scholarship to any online graduate degree program offered by Post University through the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Corporation at the organization's annual awards brunch on Sunday, June 29. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: A Student Of The Glenholme School Is Recognized By DAR

    Each year, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) present the Good Citizenship Award to youth who demonstrate outstanding character, dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. In June, the Judea Chapter of DAR honored high school students...
  • Putting a lifetime cost on autism

    PHILADELPHIA Kristina Rhodes loves helping families with autistic children. But she may have to cut back her hours as an early-intervention therapist because her own autistic son, Erik, 10, isn't thriving in school. That's a familiar situation for...
  • Bob Hope Airport event provides pathway to a less stressful flight

    Bob Hope Airport event provides pathway to a less stressful flight
    The whistles of airport security directing traffic, the announcements over the intercom and the strict security procedures can make traveling a stressful experience for anyone. But for individuals with autism, the sensory overload can be especially...
  • Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour

    Review: David Crosby revisits rock history at the Troubadour
    When David Crosby wrote “Déjà Vu,” the song that would become the title track for the 1970 debut by rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, it was a meditation on recurrence. When Crosby sang on stage Monday night at the Troubadour...
  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • On the Town: Liu hosts 'Women of the Year' celebration; Glendale Soroptimists' award luncheon

    On the Town: Liu hosts 'Women of the Year' celebration; Glendale Soroptimists' award luncheon
    Last Friday, state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) opened her La Cañada home for a reception to honor five "Women of the Year" in celebration of Women in History Month. The awardees, Sister Terry Dodge, Jan Sanders, Caron Nunez, Margaret Mgrublian...
  • Día de concientización sobre el autismo

    Día de concientización sobre el autismo
    Esperamos ver mucho azul mañana en Connecticut y por todo el mundo! Mañana, 2 de abril, es el día mundial de la Concientización del Autismo. Cada año, durante los últimos 7, Autism Speaks celebra 'Ilumínalo de azul', lo cual es una iniciativa mundial...