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  • Sign up now available for Girls on the Run

    An in-person registration for Girls on the Run will take place for the first time and the location is in West Boca. Girls in third to eighth grade can sign up from 4 to 6 p.m. today, and the same time Aug. 21 at Florida Community Bank West Boca Branch in...
  • Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder

    Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder
    Charnie L. "Les" Kinion Jr., a city firefighter who founded the Baltimore Road Runners Club and the Maryland Marathon, died July 23 of a heart attack in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 78. "The Maryland Marathon was Les' baby. He did a lot of the work and knew how...
  • Pool Pals Book Club

    Pool Pals Book Club
    Our club: We are the Pool Pals Book Club, based at the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook. We have been in existence for four years. Our meetings: We have been meeting monthly for four years in a conference room in the YMCA. At our summer luncheon, we...
  • Bethlehem YMCA landlord convicted of stealing rent money

    They had seen their share of hard times, the men and women who took the witness stand this week during the theft trial of their landlord at the Bethlehem YMCA's affordable housing unit. One tenant testified from a wheelchair that he can barely read,...
  • 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...
  • UCSB friends were victims of circumstance

    Before he exacted his revenge, Elliot Rodger wrote extensively about the people he hated for rejecting him: Popular men. Beautiful women. People who partied hard. James Hong, David Wang and George Chen were not those people. They just happened to...
  • Arizona politician mistakes campers for migrant children

    Arizona politician mistakes campers for migrant children
    An Arizona congressional candidate at a protest mistook a busload of YMCA campers for undocumented immigrant children on Tuesday, according to a report on The ArizonaRepublic website, azcentral.com. Adam Kwasman, a Republican state representative who...
  • Recreation association may find new home in Northbrook

    Recreation association may find new home in Northbrook
    The Northbrook Park District may share space with the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association if voters approve the idea for converting a local Five Seasons Sports Club into a community recreation center, officials say. Park district...
  • Verdon Gorge offers a spectacular French hike

    Verdon Gorge offers a spectacular French hike
    We stood on the edge of the precipice, stunned momentarily by a sign we had not anticipated when we arrived for our long-planned plunge into the Gorges du Verdon, the French version of the Grand Canyon near Provence. In dire terms, the sign warned of...
  • Architectural History: As Connecticut Grew, Buildings Reflected Changing Styles

    Architectural History: As Connecticut Grew, Buildings Reflected Changing Styles
    Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum — the country's oldest public art museum — positioned itself at the vanguard of Modern architecture in the 1930s with exhibits and visits by the movement's leading proponents. But the Wadsworth took it a step...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer teaches ill boy to keep the beat

    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him say a drum set. He had never been musical or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3 has battled stage...