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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Breakfast With Santa Saturday In Wethersfield

    WETHERSFIELD -- Kids will have the chance to meet Santa Claus and eat a hearty breakfast Saturday morning at the Pitkin Community Center. The town parks and recreation department is holding its annual Santa Claus pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon....
  • Program helps patients rehab from injuries

    Program helps patients rehab from injuries
    A former pro football player who grew up in Miramar is using his sports background to help people with traumatic injuries. Ray Shipman was named Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Player of the Year during his time at Pace High School in Miami Gardens. He...
  • Regional Digest: UConn Baseball Names Captains

    UConn Names Captains Carson Cross, Bobby Melley and Jordan Tabakman have been named captains of the UConn baseball team for the 2015 season. They were announced by coach Jim Penders after a team vote at the conclusion of the fall training period. Cross...
  • Girls get dolled up for American Girl tea party

    Staff Writer A little girl headed to the front of the Lions clubhouse meeting room to pick up her prize. Taking hold of the box containing an American Girl "Grace" doll, she threw a fist into the air. "Yes!" she cried triumphantly. Grace was one of three...
  • Gloucester program treats every child like a 'STAR'

    Gloucester program treats every child like a 'STAR'
    GLOUCESTER – Cheers, giggles and applause filled the Botetourt Elementary School gym as it had every Friday night for the previous 11 weeks. "Every child deserves to have this much fun," said John Coats, director of Gloucester County's STAR...
  • Wolf Pack's Conor Allen Getting Some Attention With Rangers

    HARTFORD — His first NHL exposure came in training camp last year, when Conor Allen was just months removed from life as a college student at UMass Amherst. Allen, who signed with the New York Rangers as an undrafted free agent, played one game...
  • Race raises big money for Special Olympics

    Race raises big money for Special Olympics
    The ninth annual Sallarulo's Race for Champions raised more than $200,000 for Special Olympics Broward County. More than 500 runners and walkers from across South Florida rallied to support the organization, completing a 5K run/walk around Nova...
  • Publisher's Note

    Publisher's Note
    My first clue that this year is shaping up to be a humongous social season was the fact that I had to leave the house on a recent Saturday at 7 a.m. to make it to the first of three events on my calendar. All fun, all with the goal of making a...
  • Rec sports

    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. Running Fifty-six runners came out to Burleigh Manor Middle School to run the Howard County Striders weekly race on Nov. 16. This was the awards race, in which runners who...
  • Newport's Tip-A-Cop serves up over $10,000 for Special Olympics

    Newport's Tip-A-Cop serves up over $10,000 for Special Olympics
    The Newport Beach Police Department collected $10,772 for Special Olympics Southern California during the annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser Monday evening. Officers stood in as servers and hosts for about four hours at Javier's restaurant in Newport Beach and...
  • Tip a Cop raises awareness about Special Olympics

    Eastern Connecticut State University Police Lieutenant Tom Madera sat a family of four at a corner table at Nita's Restaurant on Nov. 8. Nearby, Sergeant Lisa Hamilton helped to clear away dirty dishes. It was the second annual Tip a Cop event at Nita's,...