| Oct 30, 2013
Aberdeen: Memorial services for Phyllis Frances Kringen, 83, of Aberdeen will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., with the Rev. William Nelson-Loefke, pastor of Grace Covenant Lutheran Church, officiating,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:22 PM
A woman took a break from her Sunday afternoon jog to investigate the unusual bustle at the parking lot along Spring Street.
She spotted a high schooler wearing a red T-shirt with the word “Volunteer” emblazoned on the back and tapped him on...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:34 PM
LA CRESCENTA — Ryan Muir let out a yell for all of the athletes at the CV CAN Games to hear.
Muir had just finished a throw in the shot put competition at the Special Olympics qualifying event and was as thrilled as any other athlete, no matter...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Lee Follett of Smithsburg ran on U.S. 40 from Nottingham Road to Hagerstown’s Public Square Wednesday, but that wasn’t his biggest goal.
“I’m hoping to be able to run 1,500 meters in less than 10 minutes eventually,” he...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:11 PM
There was a time when John Worley could keep up with his boys. They'd run together and as Worley slowed with age, his twin boys, Mark and Bruce, kept on running, accelerating out of the back of the pack, striding on to Special Olympics Maryland medals and...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Local landmarks are interpreted through aspiring young artists on the pages of the 2013 Hathaway-Sycamores Children's Art Calendar.
The calendar was created through the “I Love LA” art project by students who receive academic enrichment and...
| Dec 10, 2012
One of the best experiences of my life was watching Jamie Smith, a young man with autism, leave his routine in Chicago, travel to the Special Olympics World Games in the chaotic Chinese city of Shanghai — and succeed.
Jamie's success -- managing in...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 8:56 AM
There may be more than a two-foot difference in height between the Houston Rockets' Yao Ming and figure skater Michelle Kwan, but both have similar iconic stature in their country and sport.
And that is why they were together at a gala dinner Friday...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:05 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The city of Los Angeles has beaten out South Africa to host the Special Olympics Summer World Games in 2015.
The games are expected to draw over 7,000 athletes and more than half-a-million visitors to the Southland.
| Sep 17, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Wednesday afternoon's Special Olympics press conference happened exactly the way Glendale resident Patrick McClenahan envisioned.
McClenahan, chairman of the Los Angeles Bid Committee, was joined by dignitaries, athletes, politicians and celebrities at a...