| Dec 6, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The YMCA of the Foothills presented its 2014 YMCA Pacesetter Award to the Gorvetzian family at a special donor recognition event Thursday, Dec. 4 at Oakmont Country Club. Hosted by YMCA Board of Director Chair Kristin McQueen, the event featured...
| Dec 10, 2014
Marylander McFadden named USOC Female Athlete of the Month
The United States Olympic Committee named Paralympic track and field athlete Tatyana McFadden, who grew up in Clarksville and attended Atholton, Female Athlete of the Month for...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman has formally named Gary L. Gardner as the county's chief of police. Gardner has been acting chief since July when he was named by then-County Executive Ken Ulman upon the retirement of longtime chief William...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:29 AM
It was Ryan Chapin's first time ice skating, but if he was nervous, he didn't show it.
After getting some help from his mom with his rental skates, he was introduced to instructor Deb Jenssen, a figure skater and certified Special Olympics coach, who...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:00 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events
Corks for a...
| Dec 1, 2014
GLOUCESTER – Cheers, giggles and applause filled the Botetourt Elementary School gym as it had every Friday night for the previous 11 weeks.
"Every child deserves to have this much fun," said John Coats, director of Gloucester County's STAR...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Doing what he loves on a “global stage” will be a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” Mokena resident Bob Reczek said.
Recently selected as a basketball referee for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, Reczek, 54, said he...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The YWCA, Marklund Home and Open Door Clinic are a few of the 600 organizations joining #ILGiveBig on Giving Tuesday, a day focused on helping nonprofits and the causes they support.
Cities around the country are organizing their own day, but it’...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Email rec sports copy to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 a.m. on Monday.
Fifty-six runners came out to Burleigh Manor Middle School to run the Howard County Striders weekly race on Nov. 16. This was the awards race, in which runners who...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:03 AM
My first clue that this year is shaping up to be a humongous social season was the fact that I had to leave the house on a recent Saturday at 7 a.m. to make it to the first of three events on my calendar. All fun, all with the goal of making a...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:29 PM
The ninth annual Sallarulo's Race for Champions raised more than $200,000 for Special Olympics Broward County.
More than 500 runners and walkers from across South Florida rallied to support the organization, completing a 5K run/walk around Nova...