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  • 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-...
  • Renewed faith in mankind

    I'd like to publicly thank a man named Andres and two other hardworking people from Colombia. On Aug. 14, they offered us a ride home when we were stranded near the Lantana Road exit, and they saw us walking with our luggage along I-95 in the rain....
  • 'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients

     'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients
    One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music. Henry Dreher, 94 at...
  • Listos, cámaras, acción! en Delray Beach

    Listos, cámaras, acción! en Delray Beach
    Delray Beach se alista para su primer plano.  La ciudad está preparada para servir como escenario de una cinta de cine llamada After Midnight. El filme es producido por la compañía Brave Man Media, con sede en Delray Beach.  Las cámaras están listas...
  • Beefed-Up Kentan Facey Hopes To Make Impact In Sophomore Season

    Beefed-Up Kentan Facey Hopes To Make Impact In Sophomore Season
      STORRS — When last season started, Kentan Facey wasn't sure if he'd be allowed to play for UConn. Then as the season progressed, he wondered when he might get the chance. "That's definitely a dark place," Facey said before the Huskies played...
  • Ex-Trinity Coach Priore Back With Stony Brook To Face UConn

    Ex-Trinity Coach Priore Back With Stony Brook To Face UConn
    When Jeff Devanney inherited the Trinity football program as a 35-year-old, first-time head coach, he thought about his predecessor and decided that some things would remain the same. Chuck Priore, after all, was at the helm for 30 consecutive...
  • Take a walk on the Connecticut Freedom Trail

    Today, following the stops on the Connecticut Freedom Trail is a sobering, yet risk-free adventure into the past of our multi-faceted state. Those who originally tred it did so secretly, often in the dead of night, and if they were caught they could be...
  • New York man gets life in prison for killing policeman and driver

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday for fatally shooting a police officer during a traffic stop on Long Island and killing a second man in an attempt to escape, the local prosecutor said. Judge...
  • Celebrity chef Todd English charged with intoxicated driving in New York

    Aug 31 (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Todd English, owner of a number of trendy U.S. restaurants including Figs in Boston, was arrested on Sunday on a charge of intoxicated driving in Southampton on New York's Long Island. English was arraigned on a...
  • UConn Readying For Stony Brook In Week Two

    A year ago, the UConn football team opened the season with a loss to Football Championship Subdivision opponent Towson. On Saturday, the Huskies host another FCS program when Stony Brook visits Rentschler Field. For the players who were part of last...