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  • Let's hear it for the Dads

    Let's hear it for the Dads
    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-...
  • 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...
  • Tea party to protest influx of unaccompanied foreign children

    – 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,...
  • Gator's Dockside signs on as official restaurant of Florida Collegiate Summer League

    Gator's Dockside signs on as official restaurant of Florida Collegiate Summer League
    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...
  • Want preschoolers to eat more veggies? Serve them and say nothing

    Want preschoolers to eat more veggies? Serve them and say nothing
    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....
  • 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...
  • Anthony Guptaitis Jr., decorated Vietnam vet, 1949-2014

    Anthony Guptaitis Jr., decorated Vietnam vet, 1949-2014
    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...
  • Best Sports Moment

     
    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.......
  • Summer brings drowning dangers

    Summer brings drowning dangers
    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...
  • Harsh winter delays trail opening until mid-2015

    Harsh winter delays trail opening until mid-2015
    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,...
  • Swimmer had long experience in bay event

    Swimmer had long experience in bay event
    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...