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  • St. James students host family Thanksgiving feast

    St. James students host family Thanksgiving feast
    A pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal drew more than 500 to the St. James School gymnasium on Nov. 20. Students invited parents and grandparents to the annual lunchtime feast of turkey, potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, gravy and homemade desserts. The annual...
  • Should Virginia Shuman Young, Nova Middle be neighborhood schools?

    Should Virginia Shuman Young, Nova Middle be neighborhood schools?
    Proposals to force two innovative school programs in Broward to accept more neighborhood students and fewer districtwide fired up parents on both sides of the debate. The schools include Virginia Shuman Young, a Montessori elementary in Fort Lauderdale,...
  • Seminole bingo hall sparked Indian gambling boom

    Seminole bingo hall sparked Indian gambling boom
    The old bingo hall on State Road 7 in Hollywood can claim more historical significance than virtually any building in Broward County. Here the Seminole Tribe established the first Indian-operated high-stakes gambling operation in the United States,...
  • Cookbook chefs to whip up tasty programs at the library

    W.T. Bland Public Library will present Cookbook Café, part of the "Mount Dora Gets Cooking @ the Library" series, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. The following chefs/authors, Ze' Carter, Lucille D'Armi-Riggio and...
  • Waterman hospital offers free holiday movie night

    Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, will host a free holiday movie night featuring "Polar Express" at 6 p.m. Saturday on the lawn outside the medical office building in back of the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way. The Oscar-winning movie starred Tom...
  • Country and western bar opens in Oak Forest

    Country and western bar opens in Oak Forest
    Rockin' Horse Saloon and Grill, a new watering hole with a definite country feel, opened last month at 5200 W. 159th St. in Oak Forest. "We even have reclaimed barn wood decorating the inside," said general manager Bob Potokar of the former Oxygen...
  • How to keep from getting sick during the holidays

    How to keep from getting sick during the holidays
    For those rushing out the door on the way to Grandma's house for the holiday, here's the most important safe-travel tip we can offer. In three words: Wash your hands. Wash them long enough to sing the ABC song, says Dr. Laura Hanson of Texas Woman's...
  • Cyber Monday could be crucial this year

    Cyber Monday could be crucial this year
    At Bambeco's Baltimore warehouse, workers have been stocking wool throw blankets, soy candles, hemp dog beds and other items since July for Cyber Monday, the biggest day of the year for the online eco-friendly retailer. "This is, we like to say, our...
  • The shame, and the price tag, of wasting our food

    The shame, and the price tag, of wasting our food
    On Thursday you ate. On Friday you ate leftovers. Maybe on Saturday and Sunday too. By now you’re probably reaching into the fridge to throw out the detritus of your Thanksgiving binge. After the national holiday comes the national profligacy...
  • 6 great places for food lovers in Long Beach

    6 great places for food lovers in Long Beach
    Long Beach is a city that prides itself on its diversity — and that certainly extends to food. Look around and you’ll find a little bit of everything. Down-home Midwestern diners, Texas barbecue, Cambodian noodle shops, taquerias,...
  • Allentown businesses to help fund new downtown high school

    Allentown businesses to help fund new downtown high school
    Downtown Allentown is getting a $1 billion face-lift, but even the leaders of companies occupying all those shiny new buildings acknowledge that if the city's struggling urban core is to make a comeback it must include one important ingredient: education....