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  • Fireworks Release A Shower Of Memories

    They lifted their heads as the first round of fireworks kissed the night sky. A year ago, my two youngest daughters, 6 and 4, stood in the Hamden Plaza parking lot, along with one of their two older sisters. Though we were a mile away from where the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Through Grant, Community Foundation Aids Plainville Program

    A program in Plainville is among the 28 programs and projects receiving grant awards from Main Street Community Foundation. A total of $75,590 was awarded during the Foundation's spring 2014 General Competitive Grant Cycle. Gaylord Hospital was awarded a...
  • Community: Noon Kiwanis invests $5,000 in YMCA

    Community: Noon Kiwanis invests $5,000 in YMCA
    Burbank Noon Kiwanis Club recognized the Burbank Community YMCA at its 17th annual Kiwanis Gala held on June 14 at Lakeside Golf Club. Kiwanis presented a $5,000 donation to the YMCA for its 90 years of service. While the Kiwanis Club supports local...
  • Community & Clubs: Farewell to a longtime, beloved beat

    For many service clubs, including Rotary, Lions and Exchange, July 1 brings a change in club leadership. For Kiwanis clubs, that happens Sept. 1. Last Thursday, more than 90 people, including current and past Rotarians, their spouses, members of the...
  • Elon Musk tells USC business graduates: Just work 'super' hard

    Elon Musk tells USC business graduates: Just work 'super' hard
    What’s the secret to the kind of success that creates worldwide fame and brings in billions of dollars? “Work super hard!” Elon Musk told graduating seniors at USC. What about entrepreneurial genius? An uncanny ability to ferret out...
  • Community: YMCA group dedicates new van to volunteer

    Community: YMCA group dedicates new van to volunteer
    Members of the Burbank YMCA Service Club presented the Burbank Community YMCA with a new van and dedicated it to the memory of longtime member Denny Grossman, who gave more than 50 years of volunteer service to the YMCA. Grossman's widow, Rowleen, son...
  • Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven

    Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven
    One of the most famous combat veterans from World War I is a stray bull terrier mutt from New Haven whose wartime exploits made him the first military dog to be promoted to sergeant. When Stubby died in April 1926, the New York Times ran a half-page...
  • Community: Jewel City bicycle event slated for Sunday

    Recreational cyclist Stephen Bache has taken his love of riding and created a fundraiser for his service group Rotary Club of Glendale. Such an advocate of two-wheel transportation, Bache took his four children on a cross-country bike ride over the...
  • Plan for YMCA property in La Grange prompts questions

    Plan for YMCA property in La Grange prompts questions
    Development plans for the site of the former Rich Port YMCA in La Grange got their first public hearing Tuesday night, when the Plan Commission questioned a proposed condominium complex's size, appearance and impact on traffic. Opus Development...
  • Former Lake Co. top judge Hall dies

    Former Lake Co. top judge Hall dies
    Former Lake County Chief Judge David Hall died Tuesday after battling Lou Gehrig’s disease, the Lake County judiciary confirmed today. He was 61. Hall, who hailed from a longtime Waukegan family, was appointed associate judge in 1989 and circuit...
  • Crescenta Valley seniors take the fun of Prom Plus seriously

    Getting dolled up for prom is the beginning of a memorable night for many students, but seniors at Crescenta Valley High School can’t wait to ditch their tuxes and gowns for their regular clothes and an activity-packed after-party. For the past...