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  • Jazz 'N' Blue Festival In Simsbury To Benefit Autism

    Jazz 'N' Blue Festival In Simsbury To Benefit Autism
    SIMSBURY — Ed Tankus, owner of president of Blue Plate Radio, has teamed with Autism Speaks to organize the first Jazz 'N' Blue Festival at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Aug. 16. Tankus said he was inspired to hold an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Free steampot, crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with autism donation

    Free steampot, crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with autism donation
    Get a free steampot or crab dip at Joe's Crab Shack with a donation to Autism Speaks. The seafood restaurants are offering the freebies with donations made during the month of April. Donate $10 and get a coupon for free steampot entree with purchase...
  • Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball team tackles tougher nonleague schedule

    Coming off a run to the PIAA Class 3A final, the Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball team encountered some difficulty in scheduling nonleague games for this season. The Golden Hawks wound up with a collection of contests that should have them prepared...
  • Blue Jean Ball Supports Autism Speaks, Honors FX's Chuck Saftler

    Hollywood fundraisers can sometimes spark moments of cognitive dissonance, but despite some elaborate nightclub trappings -- including a burlesque dancer on a swing and some Vegas-style bottle-service booths -- Oct. 24's Blue Jean Ball in support of...
  • 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...
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash headline 2nd Autism Speaks benefit Saturday

    Crosby, Stills & Nash headline 2nd Autism Speaks benefit Saturday
    Crosby, Stills & Nash are back Saturday to headline the 2nd Light Up the Blues concert benefiting Autism Speaks, an event for which the veteran rock trio will be joined by John Mayer, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder, Brandi Carlile, Chris Stills and...
  • Opening day a thrill for Langley Speedway drivers; Greg Edwards wins Late Model opener

    Opening day a thrill for Langley Speedway drivers; Greg Edwards wins Late Model opener
    HAMPTON — In one sense, opening day at a stock-car racing track is similar to the first game at a professional baseball field. A mix of veterans and rookies share the same butterflies and sense of anticipation. There is one big difference...
  • 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...