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Human Interest

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  • Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles

    Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles
    When Mary Agnes McCarville and Fred Lewis met as students at the University of Delaware in 1949, they naturally had no way of knowing where their courtship would lead. Today, after 63 years of marriage, the Clarksville parents of 10 recently had...
  • Senior Center takeover inches forward

    Costa Mesa's gradual takeover of the Senior Center's operations moved a step forward Friday, as the center's board approved consulting an attorney to aid in the effort. Ten members of the board met in closed session to approve the move, which will...
  • Orland Park honors veterans at Memorial Day ceremony

    Orland Park honors veterans at Memorial Day ceremony
    Nearly 70 years after he returned from serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, Peter Polmen received a hero's reception at Orland Park's Memorial Day ceremony. The ceremony honored all veterans, but Polmen was one of 15 whose names...
  • Coalition continues to reach out to help seniors in need

    Coalition continues to reach out to help seniors in need
    Icicles were hanging in 60-year-old Oak Park resident Michael McKee's home after his furnace stopped working in late December and he could not afford to fix it. The Celebrating Seniors Coalition learned of McKee's situation and the nonprofit paid to fix...
  • Diane Keaton's charming new book: 'Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty'

    "Awareness is learning to keep yourself company. And then we learn to be more compassionate company, as if you were somebody you are fond of and wish to encourage," said Geneen Roth. ARE you worried about losing your looks, or aging, or dying or the...
  • Ask Amy: Suicide haunts survivors

    Ask Amy: Suicide haunts survivors
    Dear Amy: Four years ago, my sister suffered a tragic loss: Her daughter committed suicide at the age of 20. We have all surrounded her with love and support. But increasingly my sister (admittedly always rather self-absorbed) has started to use this...
  • DC8's 'Journey' contrasts modern with historic

     DC8's 'Journey' contrasts modern with historic
    The phrase "Chamber Music in Historic Sites" could trigger visions of the staid and stolid, yet the truth is something much more vital: The 40th-anniversary season of the Da Camera Society series marked the birth of an inspiring addition to the...
  • Jazz Pianist Noah Baerman, Who Has EDS, Puts His Energy Into Prevailing Through The Pain

    Jazz Pianist Noah Baerman, Who Has EDS, Puts His Energy Into Prevailing Through The Pain
    There have been challenging times earlier in his life when the gifted Connecticut pianist and composer Noah Baerman almost had to give up playing the piano because of the debilitating pain he has suffered from a rare, degenerative disease of the...
  • Teel Time: Clemson football, Duke basketball, football headline APR awards

    Take a bow, Virginia, William and Mary and Richmond. You, too, ACC and Atlantic 10. Shout outs more specifically to Duke men’s basketball and football, and Clemson football. Those were among the takeaways last week from the NCAA’s Academic...
  • Dustin Lance Black tells a story at Pasadena college ceremony: His

    Dustin Lance Black tells a story at Pasadena college ceremony: His
    "Hoo!” Dustin Lance Black told the graduating class of Pasadena City College. “I made it!” Yes he did, and with that opening line, the screenwriter and LGBT activist brought something of a close to an embarrassing chapter for the...
  • Herrick Middle School receives $15K donation

     Herrick Middle School receives $15K donation
    Herrick Middle School in Downers Grove received a large donation and officials say they plan to use the funds to build an outdoor classroom. It began with a $10,000 donation from a retired Herrick teacher who opted to remain anonymous, District 58...