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  • Shaquille O'Neal shows that Uncle Tickles knows best

    Shaquille O'Neal shows that Uncle Tickles knows best
    Boys just want to have fun, even when they're 7 feet tall and one-man industries. When Shaquille O'Neal bought his waterfront house in Orlando, he loved to ride his water scooter around the lake. Problem was, there weren't usually any waves. So Shaq...
  • Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT

    Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT
    The release of Florida school grades earlier this month was cause for celebration by some charter schools, including several under management by Charter Schools USA. But the grades were a cause for shock, tears and reflection for a number of other local...
  • Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool

    Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool
    Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
  • Event aimed at fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS

    Education, testing and care are some of the ways to attack HIV/AIDS. The Broward Health Comprehensive Care Center and the Comprehensive Care Center at Broward House promoted all three of these during the High Impact Prevention Program Community BBQ...
  • Former chair of Glendale YMCA Bob Driffill dies

    Former chair of Glendale YMCA Bob Driffill dies
    Robert "Bob" Charles Driffill, a Burbank resident and former chairman of the Glendale YMCA, passed away on July 14. He was 66. He was born on Oct. 4, 1947, and grew up in Sacramento, graduating from Mira Loma High School. Upon graduation, he attended...
  • Camp offers summer fun for children with autism

    Camp offers summer fun for children with autism
    Joshua Johnston would sit alone and cry every day when he first attended a summer camp for children and young adults with autism five years ago. Not anymore. Now, the lanky 12-year-old smiles while playing musical chairs, hitting balls with foam polo...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD will host a neighborhood block party 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 on Eighth Street in Allentown. Features a salsa dancing demonstration, games, a bounce house, live performances and more. Rain or shine. Info:...
  • 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...
  • 818 Roundup: Former YMCA chair Bob Driffill dies; Women on the Glendale City Council

    818 Roundup: Former YMCA chair Bob Driffill dies; Women on the Glendale City Council
    Greetings, locals! Today is Monday, July 21. Weather for today is forecasted to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 65 degrees. Your top regional news: - Robert "Bob" Charles Driffill, a Burbank resident and former chairman of the Glendale YMCA,...
  • Thousands missing out on free summer meal program

    More than 40,000 children across the Lehigh Valley are eligible for free lunches over the summer as part of a federal program designed to combat hunger. Less than 10 percent of those children are taking advantage of it. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey visited the...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Saturday, July 12, 2014

    •A headline in Friday's Chicagoland section on a story about a DUI conviction in a "huffing" case misidentified Judge James Booras' county. He serves in Lake County. .A Page 1 story Friday about the YMCA Urban Warriors program misspelled the name...