| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:39 PM
We cannot forget that dads need some time in the spotlight, too.
Why? Because a father’s role in a child’s life is just as important as a mother’s.
“There is so much that engaged fathers bring to families,” says Jupiter-...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:11 PM
– On Sunday morning, Ronnie DelBacco will be standing alongside a road in Salisbury Township, awaiting a bus.
The Lehigh Valley Tea Party chairman can't say for certain if a bus or another vehicle will be arriving with some of the more than 57,...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:36 AM
The Florida Collegiate Summer League has partnered with Gator’s Dockside for the 2014 summer season. Gator’s joins Bright House Networks, BishopBeale, Yuengling, Central Florida YMCA, Insight Credit Union and Orlando Sanford International...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
If you want your preschooler to eat more vegetables, skip the marketing -- like all that talk about growing big and strong -- and just serve them, says a new study. Young kids ate more carrots, the study found, when they were served without any message....
| 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.
| Jun 13, 2014
During the Vietnam War, while carrying out an assignment as a helicopter door-gunner and crew chief in the Navy's Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) 3 support of river patrol boats and Navy SEALs along the Mekong River, Anthony Guptaitis Jr. and his...
| Jun 17, 2014
Monday's thrilling 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana in the World Cup gave me an idea for a question to throw out to you. I'll assume that everyone reading this saw that game on TV, if they saw it at all.......
| Jun 17, 2014
The drownings of four young children in the Chicago area over the weekend were tragic reminders that the lure of the water, while a tempting antidote to the hot months to come, can bring danger to almost any setting.
With summer upon us and temperatures...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Winter's longer-than-usual grip on Chicago this year will postpone the opening of the 606, the 2.7-mile park and trail system that's being built atop an old elevated railway spur along Bloomingdale Avenue on the Northwest Side, until June 2015,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The weekend of the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim was better than any holiday for Robert Matysek. The South Carolina man loved to spend time swimming with his family.
The 4.4-mile race from Sandy Point State Park to Kent Island was "like Christmas, the...