| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:00 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:42 AM
Things to do and see around the county.
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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:59 AM
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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:32 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 12:27 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:51 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 10:42 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:25 AM
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...