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  • Autism walk brings in $255,000

    More than 8,500 people raised $255,000 for autism research, awareness and family service last weekend at the Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks. The eighth annual event at the Orange County Great Park's El Toro Field attracted volunteers and family...
  • Mother of runaway autistic teen fears another incident

    Mother of runaway autistic teen fears another incident
    The mother of an Indianapolis autistic teen who was found Tuesday night after being missing for nearly 30 hours told Fox59, she fears another similar incident. 19-year-old Hunter Valant left his home Monday evening and never came back. Emergency...
  • Local Golf Schedules For 2012

    CHARITY TOURNAMENTS May 10: The CT Capitals Tournament at Manchester CC. Registration 11 a.m.; shotgun scramble start 12:30 p.m. Entry fee is $115 and includes greens fee, cart, dinner, beverages, raffles, prizes and silent auction. Proceeds benefit...
  • St. Pat's Weekend Preview: Bono vs. Bono, brews and Snoop

    St. Pat's Weekend Preview: Bono vs. Bono, brews and Snoop
    So last weekend’s St. Pat’s parades and events were, to quote the bard Allen Iverson, just practice. Practice, man. This is St. Patrick’s Day weekend. A St. Pat’s party featuring the probably-not-Irish DJ Laz and not one but...
  • Beauty Happy Hour at Bloomies Aventura

    Beauty Happy Hour at Bloomies Aventura
    Need a little beautification before going out? Then stop by the "Beauty Happy Hour" at Bloomingdale's in Aventura Mall on Thursday, Jan. 24 between 5 and 8 p.m. Blo Blow Dry Bar Midtown will be in the Cosmetics department giving out touch-ups...
  • Federal workers in Md. won't get coverage for autism treatment

    Federal workers in Md. won't get coverage for autism treatment
    Autistic children of federal workers in 22 states begin receiving insurance coverage this month for a key behavioral treatment, under a decision by the Office of Personnel Management. Maryland, home to the third-largest population of federal workers...
  • Sandy Hook's Aftermath: Offering Support, Finding Help

    IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
  • Judy Pancoast returns with neighborhood Christmas concerts

     Judy Pancoast returns with neighborhood Christmas concerts
    Last year, I wrote about Judy Pancoast, the Grammy-nominated singer, who gives outdoor concerts at homes who are decked out in Christmas splendor. She performs her holiday music while attendees enjoy the light show from neighborhood decorations. This...
  • Bio: Hall Of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun

    Jim Calhoun and his obstinate ways arrived in Connecticut in May 1986, hired to turn around a lowly UConn men's basketball program that seemed destined to remain the laughingstock in a conference of national powers. "It's doable," he famously said of...
  • Biketoberfest set to roll into Daytona -- this year with more cowbell

    Biketoberfest set to roll into Daytona -- this year with more cowbell
    This year's Biketoberfest is just around the corner. Starting Oct. 13 and spanning through Oct. 16, the streets and beaches of Daytona will be buzzing with the sound of motorcycles as thousands of bikers hop on their hogs to enjoy the festival. Since its...
  • A camp for every child

    A camp for every child
    When it comes to booking a specialized camp for your special child, the earlier the better. Some schedules are already filled, such as the unique camp for those with MSUD, a rare metabolic problem known as maple syrup urinary disease, at Vee Bar Ranch...