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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Local Auto Dealership Information

    De Cormier Nissan George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass.  He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High.  He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade.  They were married just after World War II...
  • 4 cities to play host to Special Olympics teams

    Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine and Huntington Beach are among 100 Southern California cities that will be host towns for this year's Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. From July 21 to 24, the cities will organize cultural activities...
  • Student who aided girl who had seizure, Special Olympics bowler honored

    Student who aided girl who had seizure, Special Olympics bowler honored
    The School District U46 Board awarded certificates of achievement during their meeting Monday to a teenager who helped a girl who had a seizure, his coach and a Special Olympics athlete. Andrew Wilson, a sophomore at Streamwood High School, was...
  • South Windsor edition community news

    Vendors wanted for Paws in the Park SOUTH WINDSOR - The annual Paws in the Park is now accepting vendors. This free event will take place Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Nevers Park in South Windsor. The event includes many...
  • Skokie resident wins $100,000 in state lottery

    Skokie resident wins $100,000 in state lottery
    It may not be enough money to live financially worry-free for the rest of your life, but winning $100,000 makes life a whole lot easier. Skokie resident Said Jusic knows that now after he won the six-figure prize in the Lucky Day Lotto Quick Pick...
  • Special Olympics campaign focuses on respect

    Special Olympics campaign focuses on respect
    The Special Olympics is hosting its seventh annual Spread the Word to End the Word Day on Wednesday. This year's theme: "Got Respect." "It's like the 'Got Milk' campaign," said Jennifer Marcello, director of young athletes for Special Olympics...
  • One more look at the Lehigh Valley football scholar-athletes who will be honored tonight

    I know it's snowing and the weather is going to make the roads no fun later today, but hopefully the area's football community will still be able to make it out to the Northampton Community Center tonight for the 55th annual National Football Foundation...
  • Special Olympics 'life-changing' for Frankfort family

    Special Olympics 'life-changing' for Frankfort family
    When Brook and Dave Klawitter were expecting their first child nine years ago, the Frankfort residents were like many other young couples — ecstatic and full of plans for the future. A sports theme would dominate the nursery, they decided. "Date...
  • Full court press results in top cop honor in Round Lake Beach

    Full court press results in top cop honor in Round Lake Beach
    When Kariann Hill is patrolling Round Lake Beach and spots a pick-up basketball game in progress, she's likely to join in. It's that level of connection with the community's youth that helped her earn the title of Officer of the Year of the Round Lake...
  • Irish fun is calling

    Irish fun is calling
    Wondering where to enjoy a boxty or green beer, buy some Irish sausage or grab parade paraphernalia? From parades, pub crawls and tent parties to concerts and Irish meals, sit down or to go, here we offer a guide to craic, a Gaelic word pronounced...
  • Special Olympics fundraiser event in Newport Beach

    With the approach of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, the Host Town of Newport Beach is hosting a Launch Party presented by Newport Beach Sunrise Rotary. The party will be held Tuesday, starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Back Bay Bistro at the...