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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • Local police carry the torch on fundraising run for Special Olympics

    Local police carry the torch on fundraising run for Special Olympics
    Special Olympics athletes joined more than a dozen Glendale and Burbank police officers on Wednesday as they ran several miles through their respective cities to raise money for this weekend’s games. Leading the pack during part of the Special...
  • Disabled Clermont woman named 'Champion of Service' for her volunteer work

    Disabled Clermont woman named 'Champion of Service' for her volunteer work
    CLERMONT — The top volunteer for the Special Olympics Florida in Clermont recently was one of four volunteers statewide recognized by the governor during a meeting of the Cabinet in Tallahassee. "When they told me about it, I was a little nervous,...
  • Community news for Enfield edition

    Enfield Women's Club scholarship recipients Enfield Junior Women's Club, a member of Connecticut Junior Women, would like to congratulate their high school 2015 Scholarship recipients. Each of these young womenwere awarded $350. Pictured is Amber...
  • Woycik: Special Olympics athletes head for Indiana Summer Games

    It's the time of year when school's out for the summer, and students (and teachers) are ready to put the books and homework to rest for a while. It is also a happy time for the graduating seniors who have fulfilled 12 years of educational obligations...
  • Air-bag recall, state parks and air bags: Letters

    Air-bag recall, state parks and air bags: Letters
    Air-bag recall a disaster The recall of more than 34 million air bags manufactured by Takata Corp. is an enormous, outrageous and critical disaster. To even suggest that it will take years to rectify the problem is unacceptable. As many bags in use...
  • Police identify swimmer who died after Special Olympics race

    Authorities have identified a 48-year-old woman who died after competing in the Special Olympics Maryland's annual Summer Games at Towson University. The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/1dsv9qw ) reports police say Tresaraie Dalana Shavers died Saturday...
  • Police identify Special Olympian who died after swimming competition

    Police identify Special Olympian who died after swimming competition
    A 48-year-old woman died Saturday after suffering a medical emergency during the 25-yard backstroke competition at Special Olympics Maryland's annual Summer Games at Towson University. Tresaraie Dalana Shavers was less than 10 yards from finishing the...
  • Community news for Windham edition

    Russell's Barber Shop MANCHESTER - The Manchester Historical Society presents a television show featuring Russell Inzinga, who operated the barber shop at the corner of Spruce and Oak Streets from 1949 to 2015. Russell talks about the early days of...
  • North Carroll grad leaves school with message of tolerance

    At North Carroll High School, Danny Ferguson is known for his kindness, friendliness and tireless work to support unity among his classmates. On Friday, Ferguson gave a speech at the farewell assembly for the Class of 2015 about tolerance, a topic,...
  • 45th annual Maryland Special Olympics Summer Games held in Towson

    45th annual Maryland Special Olympics Summer Games held in Towson
    Brittany Janson bent over and released the small green bocce ball gently, narrowly missing the smaller pallino ball. But she used enough force to get by her opponent's ball. She kept her focus throughout the day Saturday, winning the bocce ball game...
  • Editorial: Thumbs up for the week of June 6

    Thumbs up: Hundreds of people with special needs celebrated Tuesday at Carroll County Recreation and Parks' Therapeutic Recreation Day at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster. The event started in 1989 and has gotten bigger each year,...