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  • Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges

    Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges
    Deidgre Green, the 2011 valedictorian of Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, would have been a strong applicant to just about any college. But she applied to just a few, and they were mostly state schools because they were less expensive...
  • Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School to close

    Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School to close
    At Our Lady of Destiny Catholic School in Des Plaines, parents said they aren't sure what's next for their kids now that their school is shutting its doors. Tom Ramsden, 43, of Des Plaines, summed up his reaction to the closure news with one word:...
  • Remembering the homesteaders of Otterbein

    Remembering the homesteaders of Otterbein
    A recent article about a million-dollar price on a West Lee Street rowhouse reminded me of the autumn of 1974, when I became a participant in neighborhood advocacy journalism. My article ran Nov. 1, 1974, in the old News American and detailed how the city...
  • Thursday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results and honors

    Football Hampton 35, Bethel 28 Gloucester 28, Menchville 20 King & Queen Central 41, Middlesex 13 Northumberland at Rappahannock, 7 Field hockey Monitor-Merrimac Conference 2 semifinals (at Powhatan Field in Norfolk): No. 1 Grassfield 3, No. 5 Woodside 0...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Peninsula Catholic boys, girls sweep TCIS cross country championships

    CROSS COUNTRY: TCIS: Meet host Peninsula Catholic’s boys and girls swept the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools championships, led by individual second-place finishers Max Weidman and Martine Hunnicutt. Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s...
  • Freebie Friday: Sweet deals for Halloween

    Freebie Friday: Sweet deals for Halloween
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Halloween treats! Miller’s Ale House: Kids in costume eat free all day on Halloween. Free kids meal with the purchase of adult entrée. www.millersalehouse.com  ...
  • A look at the District 11 stat leaders and top single-game performances entering final week of regular season

    A look at the District 11 stat leaders and top single-game performances entering final week of regular season
    Hard to believe, but the high school football season ends tonight and tomorrow for many teams. Of course, many others will keep playing for several more weeks, and maybe one or two lucky and very talented ones will keep playing right through state...
  • EPC football capsules for Week 10

    EPC football capsules for Week 10
    Bethlehem Catholic at Central Catholic •When: 7 tonight •In the spotlight: Central Catholic has played several close games but failed to win them. Can the Vikings stick with rival Bethlehem Catholic this week? They have to keep the explosive...
  • Week 10 High School Football Predictions: Who'll come dressed as champs for Halloween?

    Week 10 High School Football Predictions: Who'll come dressed as champs for Halloween?
    First of all, as someone rooting for Kansas City to win the World Series, the most painful part of Wednesday night was not watching Madison Bumgarner mow down the Royals like he hadn't pitched for two months rather than two days. It was watching the...
  • The first EPC North title and much more will be at stake Friday night in Brodheadsville

    The first EPC North title and much more will be at stake Friday night in Brodheadsville
    If you're looking for some bulletin-board material to stir the pot entering tonight's Stroudsburg-Pleasant Valley game in Brodheadsville, you're going to be disappointed. Mounties' coach Jim Miller and Bears' first-year mentor Dave Pacchioni expressed...
  • Easton's Colin Abert, Salisbury's Kyle Gonoude headed to PIAA XC with medals on their minds

     Easton's Colin Abert, Salisbury's Kyle Gonoude headed to PIAA XC with medals on their minds
    Last year, Elizabeth Chikotas won state championships in both cross country and track as she completed her stellar scholastic career at Saucon Valley. Chikotas chose Penn State University as her college destination and she is enjoying a solid freshman...