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Swimming

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  • Niles Plan Commission signs off on swimming school

    Niles Plan Commission signs off on swimming school
    The Niles Plan Commission unanimously approved a special use permit forĀ Foss Swim School, a Midwestern chain that offers swimming lessons for kids and adults. The school will be located at Four Flaggs Shopping Center, 8299 Golf Road. The space was...
  • Sleepaway camps: When (and where) to go

    Sleepaway camps: When (and where) to go
    Stephanie Salvatore wasn’t sure whether her then-9-year-old daughter, Lily, was ready for sleepaway camp. But the tears were a good sign. Lily was crying because she didn’t want to go home, says Salvatore, a Bethesda mother of three....
  • Grant will support expansion of Gurnee Park District swim program

    Grant will support expansion of Gurnee Park District swim program
    Officials of the Gurnee Park District announced that the district recently received a $20,000 grant from the John H. Emery Youth, Pageantry, and Patriotism Fund. This donation will be used to support children whose family may not otherwise have the...
  • Seahorses do well at youth swim meet in Wisconsin

    The Kenosha-based Seahorses YMCA swim team returned from the Schroeder YMCA Finalist Invitational in Brown Deer, Wis. with team records, meet hardware and state-qualifying times in tow. With more than 900 swimmers participating at the largest meet of the...
  • Swimming legend Diana Nyad: Rob Konrad had to be 'tough as nails'

    Rob Konrad spent six seasons battering linebackers as the lead blocker for the Miami Dolphins. But Konrad survived 16 hellish hours in the Atlantic Ocean last week because his will was somehow even more powerful than his body. That's the belief of Diana...
  • 'I shouldn't be here' _ former NFL fullback Rob Konrad talks about his 16-hour swim to shore

    The former NFL fullback entered the room with a wobble in his walk, and needed assistance climbing a podium so he could face a media throng and discuss his death-defying 16-hour swim to shore. Rob Konrad sipped from a bottle of water, his efforts to...
  • Emmaus' Carter Paules set personal records at New Year's Invitational

    Emmaus' Carter Paules set personal records at New Year's Invitational
    Lewisburg is a small borough in central Pennsylvania. It's not much of a tourist destination or a hot spot for fun, but Carter Paules is hopeful he enjoys both of his visits there this year. He did the first one. Paules, a senior at Emmaus, won two...
  • Rob Konrad refused to get lost at sea

    For a few seconds, Rob Konrad felt lucky. A big fish hit one of the lines trolling from his boat last Wednesday. As Konrad went to grab the fishing rod, a wave crashed into the side of his boat and he fell overboard. Suddenly, he didn't feel so lucky....
  • Ex-Dolphin Konrad Recounts Harrowing 16-Hour Swim

    PLANTATION, Fla. — The former NFL fullback entered the room with a wobble in his walk, and needed assistance climbing a podium so he could face a media throng and discuss his death-defying 16-hour swim to shore. Rob Konrad sipped from a bottle of...
  • Jared Leto buys in Hollywood Hills West--not Dallas

    Jared Leto buys in Hollywood Hills West--not Dallas
    Jared Leto of "Dallas Buyers Club" has spent $5 million on an unusual 1940s compound in Hollywood Hills West. The 1.5-acre gated property was once part of the Lookout Mountain Air Force Station, where the Pentagon's motion picture and photograph unit...
  • Rob Konrad's ocean ordeal: "I shouldn't be here"

    He fell into the ocean nearly nine miles off shore, watching everything he needed move away on his unmanned boat set to autopilot. The radio. The phone. A life jacket. "I knew immediately I was in real bad situation,'' Rob Konrad said. Alone and...