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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...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP BENEFIT: "Hot in the City," a fundraiser for the Women's Business Council's Scholarship Fund will be 5-7 p.m. July 22 at Wave Nightclub atop Cosmopolitan in Allentown. The event features a first-time Lehigh Valley Celebrity Auction...
  • Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine

    After a day at Disneyland with his family, Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine received an unexpected visit from an NFL representative Friday night. Ballentine, the final pick of the NFL Draft, had to undergo a random drug test at the Island Hotel in...
  • Jim Scott Stadium to host NFL Play 60 event

    The NFL's Play 60 campaign, which encourages kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity, is coming to Jim Scott Stadium during Irrelevant Week on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event features...
  • Virgen: Ballentine happy to be honored

    Virgen: Ballentine happy to be honored
    There's just something hilarious about a tall white man cracking jokes in broken Spanish. Stan Morrison, a former college basketball coach, brought the house down during the annual All-Star Lowsman Banquet, honoring Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine, the...
  • 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...
  • Virgen: Ballentine goes for a ride

    Virgen: Ballentine goes for a ride
    Lonnie Ballentine had plenty of motivation when he went for a one-hour spin workout at GRIT Cycle on Thursday morning. It wasn't all about Mr. Irrelevant's thoughts of making the Houston Texans team. It was more about Orange County women turning into...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Bass tournament: The Flip Fest Open Team Bass Tournament is July 12 out of Everglades Holiday Park. Entry fee is $75. Call Mike Lendl at 954-393-5596. Snakehead Round-Up: A JD's Custom Baits Snakehead Round-Up is July 12 from safe light to 2 p.m. out...
  • Outdoors calendar

    July 12: Flip Fest Open Team Bass Tournament out of Everglades Holiday Park. Entry fee is $75. Call Mike Lendl at 954-393-5596. July 12: A JD's Custom Baits Snakehead Round-Up is safe light to 2 p.m. out of the boat ramp on the C-14 Canal at Rock...
  • Plantation students win National History Day contest

    AJ Kolondra and Kishan Patel came across a sign marking the wade-ins on Fort Lauderdale beach in 1961. The students at American Heritage School in Plantation were inspired and made it the topic for their National History Day project. "It was a different...
  • Hinsdale South athletes take gold at Special Olympics

    Jorge Huerta of Hinsdale South recently claimed a gold medal in the pentathlon of the State Special Olympic Games in Bloomington. Teammate Jose Ugalde won a gold in the 400 meter run and long jump, and Jantha Laemmer won gold in the 200 run. In...