| Mar 13, 2013
Check out festivals and events in April across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Through May 31: Universal Studios...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Freedom junior Ian Soules has qualified to swim at the 2014 Special Olympics National Championships in Princeton, N.J., next June.
Soules, who has autism, has a history of success in high school and Special Olympics.
He competed in district and Metro...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:43 AM
St. Cloud Capt. Boyd Graham, a military veteran and longtime law-enforcement officer, lost his battle against liver cancer Friday morning.
Graham, 47, was diagnosed with Stage 4 liver cancer in March and retired August 7 because of his illness....
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:04 AM
May 13 -- Simsbury Farms GC
June 3 -- Hawk's Landing GC-Southington
June 17 -- Twin Hills CC-Coventry
July 8 -- Goodwin Park GC-Hartford
July 24 -- Blue Fox Run GC-Avon
August 6 -- Tunxis Plantation CC (White Course)-Farmington...
| Apr 16, 2013
Spring is in the air — and that means it's time to get rid of the clutter. But rather than throwing out those unused items, why not get rid of your excess stuff by donating it to charity?
Brittany Martin Graunke founded zealousgood.com, an...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:53 AM
More than 400 athletes will compete in the Kansas Special Olympics State Competition in Wichita this weekend.
A golf tournament starts at 5:30 Friday night at the Sierra Hills Golf Club.
A softball tournament will be Saturday and Sunday at Two...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Carolyn Roney, a bocce coach for Special Olympics, gave a demonstration on how the game is played at a recent Tri-State Civitan Club meeting.
Several members had never seen the game played before and enjoyed seeing gold medal Special Olympian Margie...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:22 AM
When the competition on the ice ended last week in Boston with the Blackhawks hoisting the Stanley Cup trophy, the competition among Chicago's trendiest hangouts began.
American Junkie co-owner Bradley Parker said he texted three Blackhawks players to...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:50 PM
This is one in a series of occasional articles about the careers and lives of character actors in Hollywood.
Bill Smitrovich remembers the day when "everything exploded in my head" and he decided to become an actor.
Smitrovich, 65, had worked at...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Stepping up her training in the offseason, Evanston Township runner Mamie Tabet has become a role model for her teammates by logging one of the team’s top mile totals. Head coach Zach Herrmann said that her improved performance is setting Tabet up...