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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • SWPD hosts Haunted Torch Walk to benefit Special Olympics

    It was all ghouls and gore Saturday night, Oct. 18, as the South Windsor Police Department presented the third annual Haunted Torch Walk in Nevers Park, a fitting endcap to the Nevers Park Fall Fest held earlier in the day. The popular Halloween-themed...
  • Dunbar football coach Lawrence Smith allowed to return to sideline

    Dunbar football coach Lawrence Smith allowed to return to sideline
    Lawrence Smith was temporarily reinstated Monday as Dunbar football coach after a restraining order lifted a one-year suspension handed down over an alleged hazing incident in the locker room last fall. The 10-day restraining order issued by Judge...
  • 818 Roundup: Burbank Unified superintendent to retire; Pair looks to open Glendale's first brewery

    818 Roundup: Burbank Unified superintendent to retire; Pair looks to open Glendale's first brewery
    Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Friday, October 17, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 75 degrees and a low of 57.  Here are some of the latest headlines from the area: - Big news out of the Burbank Unified School District...
  • Lehigh Valley trick-or-treat times, Halloween parades and events

    A long month of Halloween fun awaits. Like to be scared silly? Got you covered. Enjoy getting just a little spooked? Check that. Looking for fall fun for the whole family? There are plenty of hay mazes, fall festivals, special events, parades, trick-or-...
  • Public service takes on new meaning

    Public service takes on new meaning
    Nearly a dozen Glendale police officers waited tables and collected tips at Red Robin restaurant on Thursday evening as part of the “Tip-A-Cop” fundraiser to raise money for the Special Olympics. This year marks the ninth year that Red Robin...
  • Redskins' Gruden will not bench struggling QB Cousins

    NFL In the wake of his team's fourth straight loss and its 13th in 14 games, Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden addressed a host of problems during his Monday news conference, including potential lineup changes and the need for vast improvement in...
  • Atholton's Jen Bleakney soaks in field hockey experience

    Atholton's Jen Bleakney soaks in field hockey experience
    Atholton standout forward Jen Bleakney has committed to Syracuse and has already put some simple advice from her future coach Ange Bradley to good use. "This summer, I was at a Syracuse camp and coach told me to just play and have fun," Bleakney said....
  • Ernie Buchanan, coach for disabled kids, dies

      Ernie Buchanan, coach for disabled kids, dies
    Six years ago, Ernie Buchanan began volunteering as an instructor for children with special needs at BraveHearts, a nonprofit therapeutic horseback riding and educational center in Harvard. There he helped students, some with autism, become more attentive...
  • Fun times on the lanes

    Fun times  on the lanes
    Coral Springs' David James Pierce has a unique two-handed, underhand bowling style. Pierce, 21, who first took a liking to the sport in the sixth grade, was among those showcasing their talents during the recent Special Olympics Unified Bowling Area...
  • Phelps' second DUI arrest should draw harsher penalty

    Phelps' second DUI arrest should draw harsher penalty
    The last time he was arrested for drunk driving, Michael Phelps was 19, a newly-minted multiple Olympic gold medalist and millionaire suddenly living in the fast lane. Immaturity never can be an excuse for Phelps' getting behind the wheel in an alcohol-...
  • Avon Restaurant And Police Raise Money For Special Olympics

    AVON — The police department and a local restaurant are teaming up to raise money for the Special Olympics on Thursday, the town has announced. The tip-a-cop event will be at Cosi restaurant at 285 West Main St. Town police officers will be helping...