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  • Authors chat with visitors on subjects ranging from war to mental illness

    Willington Public Library visitors recently had the opportunity to talk with 10 Connecticut authors, all members of the American Authors & Publishing Guild, at a kick-off event for the library's summer reading program. It was a different way to mark...
  • Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming

    Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming
    Chicago reopened most of its beaches to swimmers today, but some North Shore suburban beaches remained closed because of high bacteria levels following Monday's storms. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and Wilmette, releasing...
  • Not again! Bacteria closes Beltzville Lake swimming area ahead of July 4th holiday

    Not again! Bacteria closes Beltzville Lake swimming area ahead of July 4<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> holiday
    A favorite swimming hole in the Poconos at Beltzville Lake near Lehighton may not be open this Fourth of July because of bacterial contamination. The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, which manages the 3,000-acre state park,...
  • Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited

    Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited
    State officials are continuing to gather information about a Saturday incident in which a great white shark bit a swimmer in Manhattan Beach, but said Tuesday they have no plans to cite the fishermen who hooked the shark shortly before the bite happened....
  • American Heritage is 5A-4A-3A-2A All-Sports winner again

    It started with American Heritage's girls golf team claiming its fifth state title in nine years and ended with Emily Rini sliding safe into home plate in the bottom of the seventh. Rini's winning run gave Heritage softball a dramatic sixth state...
  • Amy Van Dyken flown to Colorado to rehabilitate spinal-cord injury

    Almost two weeks after severing her spinal cord in an ATV accident, six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen flew back Wednesday to her home state of Colorado to begin rehabilitation. Van Dyken-Rouen, 41, spoke to reporters in...
  • Laguna Beach well-represented on all-Orange Coast League teams

    Whether it be the fall, winter or spring sports seasons, multiple Laguna Beach High athletes turned in outstanding performances and went on to garner all-Orange Coast League honors in their respective sports. Football First Team: Nathan Lancaster, Sr.;...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Walsingham's Kissoon commits to play basketball for Mary Washington; HU gains transfer from Vols

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: Recent Walsingham Academy graduate Miguel Kissoon committed to play for Mary Washington, which was 25-6 last season and won the Capital Athletic Conference tournament, Williamsburg’s John Harvey reported. The...
  • Star Track: Emily Wylam

    Star Track: Emily Wylam
    Emily Wylam, a Grafton High graduate, recently was named the head men's and women's swimming and diving coach at the University of Rochester (N.Y.). She was hired after spending four seasons as an assistant at Case Western Reserve, a top-notch...
  • Virgen: Aaron Peirsol to start work as Newport Beach lifeguard on Saturday

    Virgen: Aaron Peirsol to start work as Newport Beach lifeguard on Saturday
    Newport Harbor High inducted its inaugural class into its Hall of Fame in a special ceremony Thursday in the school's Main Theater. There was one Backstroke King missing from the 10 former student-athletes who were honored. But Aaron Peirsol wasn't...
  • Parkland's string of championships a lasting memory from 2013-14 scholastic sports season

    The Lehigh Valley Conference has staged its final athletic events, with the league's 12 schools set to merge into the new Eastern Pennsylvania Conference this fall. The LVC's swan song will go down as the Year of the Trojans. The 2013-14 high school...