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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Schizophrenic Bethlehem man's sentence for killing mother is upheld at appeal

    An appeals court has upheld the 25- to 60-year sentence a schizophrenic Bethlehem man received for killing his elderly mother and seriously injuring his father during a delusional attack. Michael B. Lindgren was sentenced in November 2013 by...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include run/walk to help Special Olympics, walk in Easton

    Lehigh Valley health events include run/walk to help Special Olympics, walk in Easton
    5K RUN/WALK 1 Bryn Mawr Racing Co. will host a 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Lehigh County Special Olympics on Sunday at the Whitehall Township Parkway, South Church Street in Whitehall. The Fun Run will begin at 8 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 8:30 a.m....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Lonestar To Perform At 2014 Dream Ride Benefitting Special Olympics

    Dream Ride presents national recording artist Lonestar on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Farmington Polo Grounds, 152 Town Farm Road, Farmington, as part of the 2014 Dream Ride Experience - an annual event to benefit Special Olympics. General admission and...
  • Orlando in mix to host sprawling MLS All-Star event in next five years

    Orlando in mix to host sprawling MLS All-Star event in next five years
    PORTLAND, Ore. — The miniature soccer field in the center of Pioneer Courthouse Square was alive with movement Monday afternoon. A young fan with a soccer ball slalomed between grown men who wore their button-down shirts untucked for a lunch-break...
  • Sky end four-game losing streak with overtime win

     Sky end four-game losing streak with overtime win
    In her first game back from a right leg injury, it was clear Sky forward Jessica Breland was testing herself, taking time to ease back into the pace. By the end of overtime Wednesday afternoon, she was controlling that pace. And a simple step-back...
  • Reel Line wins 'Walk On Water' tournament

    Reel Line wins 'Walk On Water' tournament
    Reel Line made Saturday's "Walk On Water" Salt Water Fishing Tournament a family affair. Jason Miller and his sons Chris, Jared and Brian won top boat honors as well as several other categories in the 14th annual tournament put on by the St. Coleman's...
  • Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine

    Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine
    After a day at Disneyland with his family, Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine received an unexpected visit from an NFL representative Friday night. Ballentine, the final pick of the NFL Draft, had to undergo a random drug test at the Island Hotel in...
  • Political interests starting to pick sides in L.A. County race

    Political interests starting to pick sides in L.A. County race
    Political interests hoping to gain favor with the two remaining candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are starting to line up their support in a high-stakes contest for the Westside district held by Zev Yaroslavsky. Last...
  • City of Glendale, Special Olympics announce partnership

    City of Glendale, Special Olympics announce partnership
    For Olympian Rafer Johnson, who helped establish Special Olympics events in California about four decades ago, the upcoming summer world games are more than about sports. "It's really more than all of that. It's that families become closer, athletes...
  • News-Press Editorial: City makes right move in taking on Special Olympics role

    In what must have been a refreshing change of pace for Glendale officials who generally deal with far less uplifting matters, a decision was made recently to partner with the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will be held in several Los...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    GOLF AND TENNIS CLASSIC: Mercy Learning Center's 25th Anniversary Golf and Tennis Classic will be Aug. 4 at Brookside Country Club, Macungie. The event benefits the Lehigh Valley's only private, nonresidential school for children and young adults with...