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  • Donna Schmaltz: She shared passion for books, flowers

    Donna Schmaltz: She shared passion for books, flowers
    Books and flowers were among life's greatest joys for Donna Schmaltz, and the Oviedo resident worked hard to spread her passion for them to others. "She grew all sorts of amazing and beautiful things," said daughter Victoria Scott of Orlando. Schmaltz,...
  • Fall-planted spring-flowering bulbs bring a dose of good health to you and your garden

    Fall-planted spring-flowering bulbs bring a dose of good health to you and your garden
    Much is written about the good-health powers of gardening. Gardening's physical activities – mowing, weeding, planting and raking – exercise muscles, burn calories and reduce stress. "Gardening is one of the best stress-relieving...
  • Dennis Hopper's personal collection to be on exhibit at USC

    Dennis Hopper's personal collection to be on exhibit at USC
    When the iconic actor, director and artist Dennis Hopper died in 2010 at the age of 74, his family discovered that he was something of a pack rat. "After he died, there were so many things we found — his film awards, his collection of movies he...
  • Create your own butterfly world

    Create your own butterfly world
    If you love butterflies and want to see more of them, right outside your patio door, you live in the right place. South Florida is home to a wide array of native plants that attract the wondrous creatures, and its tropical climate means butterfly...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Holiday Shopping in New York, Chelsea Market and Rockefeller Center, Dec. 1. $38. Morning Angels, Camille, 908-387-0001. •Amish Homestead Tour, National Christmas Center, meal at Fulton Steamboat, Dec. 4. $80. Deadline: Nov. 9....
  • Randy Stephens: Flying gave him 'a feeling of freedom'

    Randy Stephens: Flying gave him 'a feeling of freedom'
    Zambia, Thailand and Bermuda are just a few of the far-flung locales that Randy Stephens frequented as a commercial airline pilot. The Mount Dora resident couldn't get enough of flying — he also loved to soar above the clouds in his Cessna 180...
  • Finish up those final fall gardening chores

    The days remaining to finish up this year's garden chores are dwindling. It has been a really pleasant fall, but the nice weather won't last much longer. Most likely there are a few final tasks that need to be attended to before winter weather sets in. We...
  • Delaware Water Gap divers battle conditions, emotions

     Delaware Water Gap divers battle conditions, emotions
    "Go make history," U.S. Park Ranger Michael Croll said. Over the side of his boat, men in wet suits played with meters and tested goggles. They bobbed up and down in a metal-colored ooze, the surface of which reflected the autumnal foliage of the...
  • Aging players keep on the ball with pingpong

    Aging players keep on the ball with pingpong
    Andy Phan sauntered up to a pingpong table about 7 a.m. at the senior center in Monterey Park. Quickly, he shooed away two other players. Phan, 76, is one of the center's best. He's known for an aggressive power game and a spin shot with a nasty,...
  • A low-pressure job has him in high spirits

    Did something wicked the other day, not uproariously wicked, just slightly so, in one of those little subversive ways husbands handle mundane requests. After my wife asked me to turn up the water pressure in the house, I turned it down, even lower than it...
  • Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist

    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, UM pediatric psychologist
    Dr. Thomas J. Kenny, a retired University of Maryland School of Medicine pediatric psychologist who was an expert in children's behavioral problems, died of pneumonia Oct. 19 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Ruxton resident was 82. "Tom...