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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Lehigh Valley native Mike Coccia seems poised for Eagles challenge

    Lehigh Valley native Mike Coccia seems poised for Eagles challenge
    A nervous, mischievous laugh erupted from Mike Coccia when asked if he ever hurled anything from or engaged in any unruly behavior in the 700 level of the late Veterans Stadium. Fact is, the newest Philadelphia Eagles center, signed as an undrafted...
  • 10 things you might not know about royal mothers

    10 things you might not know about royal mothers
    Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is in the news, as is her newborn daughter, Princess Charlotte. But Mother's Day is the time for every child to treat mom like royalty, so here's our gift: 10 facts about regal moms. 1. The next time your mother tells you...
  • Lehigh Valley events: Save the Dates

    SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL GALA: "Luminosity," the annual gala of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival will be May 30 at DeSales University Center. The gala will raise funds for the festival's artistic and education programs and honor Steve and Jane Auvil with...
  • Six recognized with Park Ridge Public Safety Awards

    Six recognized with Park Ridge Public Safety Awards
    Two Park Ridge police officers, three civilian employees of the police department and one citizen volunteer were recognized with awards during the Kiwanis Public Safety Awards on May 5. Officer Robert Evans was presented with the 2014 Officer of the...
  • Quirky Lucky's Lake Swim about to make history

    Quirky Lucky's Lake Swim about to make history
    Six mornings a week, swimsuit-clad die-hards gather on the shore of Lake Cane near Orlando, often before sunrise. Whether the water is an icy 53 degrees or a steaming 90, the group plunges in, swimming across the lake and back, some days several times,...
  • Want your kids to be active during the summer while developing new friendships?

    Want your kids to be active during the summer while developing new friendships?
    Class Athlete – a youth sports organization based in Casselberry, Fla. – has the perfect remedy for your problems.   The name “Class Athlete” is simple yet powerful.  The Class has twofold meaning – do well in the...
  • Broward County Calendar

      Thursday, May 7, at noon Construction Association of South Florida's Charity Gold Classic Children's Aid Club and Taylor's Closet The 18-hour foursome scramble will include lunch, golf cart, green fees, refreshments on the course and an awards...
  • Workshop offers businesses ADA compliance advice

    During a workshop on Tuesday, roughly 20 people learned how businesses can avoid lawsuits that claim they violated accessibility laws for people with disabilities. Hosted by the Valley Economic Alliance and California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, the...
  • Woycik: Elections, day of prayer, ValPLAYso and Special Olympics

    Congratulations to all the winners in the primary elections held Tuesday throughout our area. And special high-fives to all the people who made the effort to get out and vote. It is difficult for me to understand why the percentage of voters in any...
  • Positive attitude is key to mom's success

    Kate Chanski calls fellow Hebron resident Kim Colantonio "A real hero mom." Colantonio has three children – a son and two daughters. "She has been active in all their activities and with the school too," said Chanski. When her children were younger,...
  • Lake Zurich hosts regional Special Olympics competition

    Lake Zurich hosts regional Special Olympics competition
    About 3,000 people came to Lake Zurich High School on May 3 to watch 500 Special Olympics Illinois athletes compete for the gold at the Area 13 spring games. The weather was ideal as crowds and athletes from Lake and McHenry counties piled into the high...