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  • Widow fights Army ruling of Green Beret's death as overdose

    Debbie Venetz heard the doorbell ring and saw those familiar Army boots as she peeked through the window onto her front steps. Her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Venetz, was back from Afghanistan, in time for their daughter's seventh birthday party the...
  • Faulkner's Island Light — Lonely Outpost Full Of History Off Guilford Shore

    Faulkner's Island Light — Lonely Outpost Full Of History Off Guilford Shore
    A terrible gale lashed Long Island Sound on a winter's night in 1805. Faulkner's Island lighthouse keeper Joseph Griffing woke the next morning to survey the damage and glanced to the west to Goose Island, where he saw a ship wrecked on the rocks. He...
  • Crafted bar livens up Orlando's MetroWest

    Crafted bar livens up Orlando's MetroWest
    If MetroWest were a drink, it would have to be a Long Island Iced Tea. Like that effective but common cocktail, the planned community and its outskirts have a lot of diverse ingredients: retirees, theme-park workers, a smattering of students from...
  • Trump hotel to hire 500

    Jobs The Trump National Doral Miami is seeking to hire 500 new full-time, part-time and on-call workers.  Interviews will be held at the hotel at 4400 NW 87th Ave. in Doral. Positions range from management to hourly team members in roles varying from...
  • Singing America's song one state at a time

    Singing America's song one state at a time
    As the Star-Spangled Spectacular, one of the largest events in Baltimore history, takes place across the city this weekend to commemorate the 200th birthday of our national anthem, Janine Stange will be celebrating her own musical milestone. On Aug. 28,...
  • Developer buys Delray Beach land for hotel, condos

     Developer buys Delray Beach land for hotel, condos
    Hotel developer Alan Mindel wanted to boost his portfolio beyond New York, so he flew to South Florida last winter in search of deals. He figured Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood might offer the best opportunities, but then his brother suggested he...
  • Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra

    Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra
    Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....
  • Blow out the candles: Areawide Council on Aging to honor longtime advocate Edith Schaffer for 85th birthday celebration

    The Areawide Council on Aging and the community will honor Edith Schaffer Lederberg August 15 at her "85th Birthday Luncheon" to take place at the Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac. Lederberg has been a staff member of the Aging and Disability Resource...
  • New Hallandale principal chosen from among 40 applicants

    There's a new face at the helm of Gulfstream Middle School in Hallandale Beach. Appointed in late July, Robert Pappas joins the Dolphins after a five-year stint as assistant principal at Sunrise Middle School. "It's a nice feeling to know that I...
  • Posnack JCC to send 150 athletes to Games

    The David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie will send about 150 athletes to the Aug. 10-15 JCC Maccabi Games in Boca Raton (53) and Cherry Hill, New Jersey (96). Miriam Mercado, Posnack JCC 2014 and 2015 Maccabi Games program coordinator, said...
  • Thanks to one man's quest, Chequamegon Bay still producing big bass and drawing anglers

    ASHLAND, Wis. Roger Lapenter covered a lot of territory before he wound up on Chequamegon Bay running a bait shop he never intended to buy. He was a ski instructor at Aspen Mountain in Colorado, guiding fly fishers on mountain streams in summers. He fly-...