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Special Olympics
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  • Kids of Character: Kelly Pagano

    Kids of Character: Kelly Pagano
    Kelly Pagano Age: 16 School: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland Grade: 11 Hometown: Coral Springs Trait: Kindness Best Buddies, which pairs students with peers who have intellectual or developmental disabilities, is more than a...
  • Staff unveils surprise dance for LT students

    Staff unveils surprise dance for LT students
    Pioneer Press So you think you can dance, Lyons Township High School teachers and staff? Maybe not all facing the same direction at the same time, but in a word, yes! Faculty members weren't shy about strutting their stuff Feb. 6 in the surprise...
  • Police, firefighters face off in tug-of-war, chili cook-off

     Police, firefighters face off in tug-of-war, chili cook-off
    CLERMONT — Law-enforcement officers once again will battle firefighters for bragging rights, a trophy and most importantly for charity at the second annual Chili Cook-off and Tug-of-War on Sunday during the Downtown Clermont Farmers Market. The...
  • Chicago Sky player, coach share court with Special Olympics athletes

    On the evening of Feb 5., Special Olympics athletes from across the Maine and Niles township areas gathered in the Fieldman Park's basketball court ready to drill with their coach. But this time, they didn't have just any coach. For the next 90 minutes,...
  • Weekend watch: Olivia Newton-John, Jack Hanna, Polar Plunge more

    Weekend watch: Olivia Newton-John, Jack Hanna, Polar Plunge more
    Here's a quick look at special events this weekend at Central Florida theme parks and attractions: + Universal's Mardi Gras kicks off Saturday, a night that includes a concert by Olivia Newton-John. The parade is at 7:15 p.m., followed by the woman...
  • Take Five with Logan Tratnyek, Polar Bear Plunger

    Take Five with Logan Tratnyek, Polar Bear Plunger
    Leaping into a near-frozen Chesapeake Bay in the middle of January might not seem like everyone's idea of a good time. But Logan Tratnyek can't wait. Come Saturday, the 31-year-old Annapolis resident will be one of thousands taking part in the 19th...
  • Youths can participate in community dodgeball tourney

    The Clermont Police and Fire Departments will present "Lights and Ladders Community Dodgeball Tournament" from 5 to 10 p.m. Jan. 30 at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, 2510 S. U.S. Highway 27 in Clermont. The community tournament is open to children...
  • Hebron's Camp Hemlocks To Get Second Life With $2M Renovation

    Hebron's Camp Hemlocks To Get Second Life With $2M Renovation
    Oak Hill, one of the state's largest providers of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities, has received $1 million from the State Bond Commission and is investing another $1 million of its own into reopening Camp Hemlocks in...
  • Group throws Curve Ball to fund college for brothers who lost parents

    Group throws Curve Ball to fund college for brothers who lost parents
    The death of a parent is one of life's most difficult goodbyes. To lose both parents in just 14 months would seem overwhelming for two brothers from Indian Head Park. But happy memories and the caring support of family and friends are helping Phil...
  • SWPD top fundraising team for Special Olympics CT

    The South Windsor Police Department was recently recognized as the top fundraising team for the Special Olympics of Connecticut. The department raised $56,712 for the organization. Agent Ron Littell is the organizer of the SWPD's fundraising events...
  • Special Olympians get water safety tips at Richards

    Richards High School in Oak Lawn recently hosted a Special Olympics tournament that it named the Matt Kocher Games in honor of a local teenager who drowned in the summer of 2013 in Lake Michigan, according to a school spokesman. Kocher was a sophomore-...