| Feb 25, 2015
| 5:00 AM
In a city that hibernates through local elections, Miriam Antonio told me she couldn't wait to vote next Tuesday. The Fairfax High junior turned 18 this month, so this would be her first chance to cast a ballot.
Stop the presses, right?
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:35 AM
Five new members have joined the Batavia United Way board.
Joining the organization are Lisa Hillquist, Cecelia Hoffman, Dawn Larson, Matt Novak and Patty Richardson.
Hillquist and Hoffman are both kindergarten teachers with Batavia School District...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:00 AM
With Seat 4 commissioner Wayne Messam giving up his post to run for mayor, voters in the growing city of Miramar must choose from among three candidates to replace him.
All three candidates bring varying credentials, but the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:38 PM
Senior Services Center of Will County, which provides a variety of services for senior citizens, now needs help itself.
The non-profit agency that serves roughly 64,000 people is asking local towns and the county to pitch in to keep services going for...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:09 PM
Condominium associations in Florida are often lambasted for being too strict.
Remember when the downtown Orlando tower known as the VUE had a problem with residents not cleaning up after their dogs? Management began doing DNA tests on dog droppings to...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 11:14 AM
Even in South Florida's seemingly idyllic suburban enclaves, girls are vulnerable to being drawn into a netherworld of prostitution and human trafficking, a range of political leaders and child advocates warned Monday.
"It's out there. It's present in...
| Feb 4, 2015
It's tax season again, and for the 12th consecutive year, The United Way of Palm Beach County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program will offer free income tax preparation for Palm Beach County residents with a 2014 household income of $60,000 or less....
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:00 PM
As far as one could see down Clematis Street, there was a giant blue tarp.
And sprinting down it were thousands of people clad in bathing suits and T-shirts, clutching onto neon-colored tubes as buckets of water streamed downward.
The spectacle was...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:13 PM
The 15th Newport Beach Jazz Party wraps up its four-day run this weekend with a packed lineup of jazz musicians playing evening concerts, poolside sessions, two brunches and a Valentine's Day dinner at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 12:02 PM
Hirings, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers.
Lisa Boccard, cancer advocate and community spokeswoman for The Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund with Broward Health Coral Springs was recognized by theAmerican Business Women'...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:38 AM
Centenary Stage Company receives grant
The Centenary Stage Company, a nonprofit professional equity theatre in residence on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.J., has recently received a grant of $5,000 from the Sandra S. Kupperman...