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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Local teen takes on liaison role for Special Olympics World Summer Games

    Local teen takes on liaison role for Special Olympics World Summer Games
    Several months from now, participants in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will descend on Glendale, which will serve as host to 100 athletes in the sporting event, and the event organizers have named 17-year-old Michael León as a global...
  • Datebook for Feb. 19

    Datebook for Feb. 19
    Things to do and see around the county. ART ANTIOCH FINE ARTS FOUNDATION GALLERY: 41380 Route 83. (847) 838-2274; http://www.antiochfinearts.org. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. The annual...
  • Clermont police and fire fighters battle it out in charity tug-of-war

    Clermont police and fire fighters battle it out in charity tug-of-war
    Members of the Clermont police and fire departments competed against one another this week in the second annual "Guns Versus Hoses Tug-of-War” and chili cook-off. The tug-of-war portion,  officiated by CrossTrain Clermont, capped off a charity event...
  • Allen graduate announces run for Allentown School Board

    Allen graduate announces run for Allentown School Board
    An Allen High School graduate is the latest to announce a run for Allentown School Board. Mark Smith, broker of Hawthorne Real Estate of Allentown and a 1974 Allen graduate, announced his candidacy Wednesday for the school board. "Our children deserve...
  • A very special night for Special Olympics

    On Feb. 6, Lehigh County Special Olympics held its 12th annual Come Meet our Special Sweethearts Valentine's Day dance at the Holiday Inn in Fogelsville. A big thank you for the special help from Karen Amato, the Holiday Inn and the staff, who made our...
  • Israel Tennis Centers plan exhibitions

    Israel Tennis Centers plan exhibitions
    In recognition of the immensely important work of the Israel Tennis Centers (ITC) over the past 40 years, the ITC Foundation has planned an ambitious series of tennis exhibitions in South Florida between Feb. 25 and March 8. The ITC is embarking on...
  • Former sportscaster Don Tollefson to mount his defense in fraud trial starting Monday

    Former sportscaster Don Tollefson to mount his defense in fraud trial starting Monday
    The prosecution in Don Tollefson's fraud trial rested its case Friday afternoon after scores of people testified that he ripped them off through a sports ticket-selling scheme. The former Philadelphia sportscaster is already facing hurdles as he...
  • Polar Plunge fundraiser returning to Aquatica

    Polar Plunge fundraiser returning to Aquatica
    Registration is now open for Polar Plunge, a chilly event that raises cool cash for Special Olympics Florida at Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park. The Feb. 7 event features a dip in the park's cooled-down wave pool. Participants, frequently outfitted in...
  • Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs

     Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs
      One in a Hundred Summer Camp Kids diagnosed with Asperger's, PDD-NOS, high-functioning autism, ADD, ADHD, nonverbal learning disorders or anxiety disorders will find summer fun here. Over five weeks, campers write and perform their own plays, play...
  • Being NCC's manager a labor of love for Megan Niklas

    Being NCC's manager a labor of love for Megan Niklas
    Every North Central College women's basketball home game, and even some road games, Megan Niklas puts water bottles in front of players' chairs. Sometimes she cares for the towels and folds jerseys. What the players really love, though, are the Rice...
  • Duffy's owner Paul Emmett dies at 62

    Duffy's owner Paul Emmett dies at 62
    Paul Emmett, president and owner of Duffy's Sports Grill, died Tuesday of complications from cancer. He was 62. He died surrounded by family at his home in Palm Beach. Emmett moved to South Florida in 1999 from New York after 25 years as president...