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  • Review: 'Summer House With Swimming Pool' by Herman Koch

    Review: 'Summer House With Swimming Pool' by Herman Koch
    American readers got their first taste of Dutch novelist Herman Koch's disturbingly creative mind when "The Dinner" was published here last year. Its unnervingly amoral characters whet our appetite for more of Koch's sick, twisted — and more...
  • Fourth of July events

    Fourth of July events
    You don't have to go far to get the best bang out of your holiday this Independence Day. Communities have planned parades, patriotic music, classic car show, baseball game, a visit to a farm and colorful fireworks displays to celebrate the nation's...
  • Enfield's Nick Margolfo Earns Gold At Special Olympics USA Games

    Enfield's Nick Margolfo Earns Gold At Special Olympics USA Games
    Nick Margolfo has returned home to Enfield with two gold medals and a new sense of achievement after competing in the national Special Olympics in June. Margolfo, 23, represented Connecticut in three swimming events at the national games, held June 14...
  • Does the Mojave desert need an artist-built swimming pool? Maybe

    Does the Mojave desert need an artist-built swimming pool? Maybe
    The art world loves a work of art that requires trekking to a remote location. There's "Spiral Jetty," one of the most iconic pieces of land art in existence, on the northern shores of the Great Salt Lake. New Mexico hasĀ "Lightning Field," Walter de...
  • Otero gets it from his family

    MIAMI Everything you need to know about the gene pool from which A's reliever Dan Otero comes can be gleaned from the fact that Dolores Otero just bought a new car. Dolores Otero, Dan's grandmother, is 93. "She wants to be able to get around," said...
  • Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel

    Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel
    Fecal matter, it's enough to make you wonder whether you'll ever want to jump in the water again. But it's summer after all, and what's summer without a dip in the bay or a spin on the water skis. Now there's a way to know how much fecal bacteria is...
  • 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete | Stevenson's Xiang likes a broken record

    2013-14 Scholar-Athlete | Stevenson's Xiang likes a broken record
    Not much fazes Stevenson graduate Cheryl Xiang. Not the frequent moves during her childhood, from her birthplace of Montreal to China to the Chicago suburbs. Not the countless hours of swimming that made her a four-time Stevenson record-holder, nor...
  • 2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team

    2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team
    For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
  • Bethlehem lures swimmers with Frozen character

    Dozens of swim-suited children and teens, still dripping from the pool, grooved to the "Party Rock Anthem" on a hot summer afternoon last week. They shook their hands in the air and jumped, mimicking moves from the video game "Just Dance." Everyday I'...
  • A lifeguard's job is not all sun and fun [Letter]

    A lifeguard's job is not all sun and fun [Letter]
    Regarding Bernard Haske's recent letter ("'Rescue technicians,' aka 'lifeguards.'" June 7), the official name for lifeguards on the beach patrol in Ocean City actually is "surf rescue technicians," or SRTs. Moreover, those who work on the rotating...
  • Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics

    Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics
    When it comes to sunscreen, applying more is more. And with rash guards and surf wear riding fashion's trend wave, the same could be said about the latest swimwear, which is stylish yet smartly covered up. Designed in protective fabrics constructed with...