| Aug 13, 2014
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:25 AM
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:42 PM
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,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:34 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:39 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:07 PM
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.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:09 AM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:23 PM
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...