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  • Art is more than just a piece of community puzzle

    Art is more than just a piece of community puzzle
    A community art project that was about seven months in the making has been unveiled at the McCord Gallery & Cultural Center in Palos Park. According to Lynne Terr, executive director of the gallery and cultural center, 9602 Creek Road, Palos Park...
  • Eddie Olczyk mixing hockey, horse racing duties

    Eddie Olczyk mixing hockey, horse racing duties
    Eddie Olczyk is going to the Kentucky Derby. Olczyk will be taking a hiatus from his NBC duties as a hockey analyst to talk about his other favorite sport: horse racing. The network announced he will be part of NBC’s coverage of the Kentucky...
  • Shady Side's Leatherbury named to horse racing hall

    Shady Side's Leatherbury named to horse racing hall
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Shady Side resident King Leatherbury, one of the winningsest horse racing trainers of all time, was elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame on Monday along with late jockey Chris Antley and thoroughbreds...
  • Jockey Chris Antley leads Racing Hall of Fame class

    Chris Antley, the late jockey who twice won the Kentucky Derby, was elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame on Monday with thoroughbreds Lava Man and Xtra Heat and trainer King Leatherbury. They will be inducted Aug. 7. Antley, who died...
  • Cauthen Believes Another Triple Crown Victor Is In Sight

    The best living symbol of horse racing's Holy Grail was on the phone this week, keeping the hope and vision alive. In 1978, Stevie Cauthen was to the American sport scene what Jordan Spieth is now. He was a bright, new athletic face, destined for...
  • It's time to get your $1,000 mint julep cup and recipe for the Kentucky Derby

    Woodford Reserve last week unveiled the 2015 edition of its $1,000 Mint Julep Cup for the Kentucky Derby. This year's cups will benefit the Wounded Warrior Equestrian Program. Now in its 10th year, the 2015 cups were designed by Billy Reid and handcrafted...
  • Lehigh Valley events: Save the dates

    COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS AWARDS DINNER: Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley Success 2015 Awards and Recognition Dinner is 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bank Street Annex, 31 Northampton St., Easton. The event includes dinner, student performances,...
  • Did Jordan Spieth peak at age 21?

    Did Jordan Spieth peak at age 21?
    One week ago, we watched 21-year-old Jordan Spieth shoot 18 under par at Augusta to win the tacky but legendary green coat, tying the Masters' scoring record set by Tiger Woods when he was 21 in 1997. Almost makes you think that it's all downhill after...
  • Coming to the Kentucky Derby? Leave selfie sticks at home

    For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses, daring fashion statements, celebrities and the...
  • Baffert Has Top Two Horses As Kentucky Derby Looms

    Too close to call? Take your pick: Dortmund, American Pharoah or American Pharoah, Dortmund. Both are worthy favorites for the Kentucky Derby in less than three weeks. By post time they could wind up as co-favorites. Here's the prediction: In a photo...
  • Community News for Vernon edition

    Hall Memorial Library events ELLINGTON - Escape from April Showers by attending one (or more!) of these events at Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main St. On Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m., Arnie Pritchard will present his program This Business of Fighting....