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  • Mike Ryan: Support scholastic chess in our schools

    Developing critical thinking skills in our students serves to catapult those young minds toward their dreams. In addition, common sense tells us such skills correlate with higher graduation rates and lower rates of criminal justice intervention. In support of these missions, the School Board of Broward County has launched one of the most transformative scholastic programs, chess in the classroom.
  • Why do baseball games take so long to be played?

    Even the purest of baseball fans must admit, at times, that the great game, our national pastime, often moves at a snail's pace. After nearly a decade of game times decreasing, however incrementally, the length of an average major league game is back...

    Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks

    Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks
    Even with Dwayne Johnson and Dane DeHaan sitting out the season, the next four months will offer plenty of opportunities to check out local talent on the big screen. From animated films such as "The Boxtrolls" and "The Penguins of Madagascar" to film...

    Feds hold Broward chess program in check

    Feds hold Broward chess program in check
    Chess is known to be a slow game. In Broward schools, it's slow to get started. A month after school started, about 34,000 students are still waiting for sets being shipped from China for the district's new chess curriculum. The ship transporting them...

    Make your move at chess tournament

    The Cagan Crossings Friends of the Library is sponsoring a chess tournament on National Chess Day, Oct. 11, at the Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont. The tournament is sanctioned by the United States Chess Federation and...