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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Group throws Curve Ball to fund college for brothers who lost parents

    Group throws Curve Ball to fund college for brothers who lost parents
    The death of a parent is one of life's most difficult goodbyes. To lose both parents in just 14 months would seem overwhelming for two brothers from Indian Head Park. But happy memories and the caring support of family and friends are helping Phil...
  • East Hartford edition community news

    East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education awarded mini-grant EAST HARTFORD - East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education was recently awarded a $500 mini-grant from the East Hartford School Business Partnerships to host two "Community Reading and...
  • Windham hosts Special Olympics swim meet

    Windham hosts Special Olympics swim meet
    The 36th annual Windham Special Olympics Invitational Swim Meet brought dozens of athletes from Connecticut and Massachusetts to Windham High School on March 14. This year's Swim Meet Honorary Chairman, Rocco Cancellaro, was a member of the board that...
  • Woycik: Kindness from kids can be touching

    So many times young kids can bring tears to my eyes — not because they are doing something naughty but because they're doing something nice (and often unexpected). This past week, I had two wet-eyed happenings. On Monday, as I was getting out of my...
  • Best Buddies helps place intellectually disabled people into competitive jobs

    Best Buddies helps place intellectually disabled people into competitive jobs
    Seyfarth Shaw, one of the city's largest law firms, occupies nine floors of a skyscraper at 131 S. Dearborn St. Shalonda Sanders is responsible for picking up and delivering packages on each of them, plus keeping certain areas clean. It is a job she...
  • On the Town: St. Patrick's Day is tops for local Civitans

    On the Town: St. Patrick's Day is tops for local Civitans
    Members of the Burbank Civitan Club once again took to the wearin’ o’ the green as they welcomed guests and local dignitaries to their annual St. Patrick's Day Champagne brunch in the Rose Garden Room at the Pickwick Gardens Banquet Center...
  • 818 Roundup: Americana criticized over vendors' apparel referencing Armenian Genocide; Bob Hope Airport tenants

    818 Roundup: Americana criticized over vendors' apparel referencing Armenian Genocide; Bob Hope Airport tenants
    Good morning, 818! Today is Friday, March 13, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 89 degrees and a low of 61 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local...
  • South Windsor edition community news

    Town Councilor proclaims March 12 'Girl Scout Day' SOUTH WINDSOR - At a Girl Scout event held Saturday, March 7, at Timothy Edwards Middle School, South Windsor Town Councilor Liz Pendelton presented a Proclamation declaring March 12, 2015, as "Girl...
  • Robert Franklin Of Manchester, Former President Of Public Expenditures Council, Dies At 91

    Robert Franklin Of Manchester, Former President Of Public Expenditures Council, Dies At 91
    Robert Franklin, former president of the Connecticut Public Expenditures Council, died on Feb. 21. He was 91. Franklin, who worked for the nonpartisan agency for 26 years, was a budgetary watchdog who researched state and local governmental issues....
  • Richard Taylor FrenchSeptember 25, 1920 - March 6, 2015

    Richard Taylor French<br/>September 25, 1920 - March 6, 2015
    Passed away peacefully at home on March 6, 2015 surrounded by family. He was 94. Born September 25, 1920 in San Francisco, Richard’s family moved to Auburn, CA so his father could mine for gold. Graduating from Auburn High during the Depression,...
  • Group looks to area's equestrian tradition

    Group looks to area's equestrian tradition
    In July, athletes representing 177 nations will descend upon the city of Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics Summer Games, bringing with them coteries of fans, trainers and all the equipment necessary for competition. But, due to logistics and...