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  • A look back at the past summer boys and girls basketball tournament champions at Cedar Beach

     
    With the Stellar basketball tournament set to begin on Wednesday night with girls games and the boys to follow on Thursday, here's a look at the past tournament champs in all of the high school boys basketball tournaments at Cedar Beach over the years:...
  • Hampton University hires Eugene Marshall as new athletic director

    Hampton University hired Eugene Marshall Jr., as athletic director, the school announced Thursday. Marshall will replace Novelle Dickenson, HU's longtime faculty member who spent the past two years as AD, but expressed an interest to return to...
  • Capitol Ceremony To Mark 20th Anniversary Of Rabbi's Death

    HARTFORD — Hasidic rabbis from around Connecticut will gather in the Senate chambers on Wednesday afternoon to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. They will be joined by other delegates...
  • Eugene Marshall welcomes role as Hampton University athletic director

    Eugene Marshall's principles are firm and simple: Do what's best for student-athletes; help those who helped you; never lose sight of family. That's why he walked away from a lucrative business career to coach and administer small-college athletics....
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Milli Dyer, 'backbone' of North Lauderdale, dies at 83

    Milli Dyer, 'backbone' of North Lauderdale, dies at 83
    Carmela "Milli" Romano Dyer, a city clerk for nearly 38 years, died Monday at Northwest Medical Center in Margate, weeks after her 83rd birthday. City officials had named Northwest 59th Court "Milli Dyer Terrace." And Fire Station No. 34 on Bailey Road...
  • Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]

    Police must stop mistreating animals [Letter]
    The headline says it all — "Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases" (June 20). Duh! You think? Why hasn't a plan been in place to use tranquilizers since a steer has escaped in the city before and dogs have...
  • New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers

    New York hopes to end parking war between drivers and street sweepers
    Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in. No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
  • Outreach center nurtures unaffiliated Jewish students at FAU

    Outreach center nurtures unaffiliated Jewish students at FAU
    A small Boca Raton Jewish education center, reaching out to unaffiliated students at Florida Atlantic University, has accomplished an unexpected milestone over the past year: eight student weddings, with each couple making a commitment to an Orthodox...
  • Study examines achievement gap between Asian American, white students

    A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say. In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two...
  • 'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan looks back in wonder on her odyssey

     'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan looks back in wonder on her odyssey
    When Ann Druyan met her future husband, the late astronomer Carl Sagan, at a dinner party at Nora Ephron's New York City home circa 1974, she knew little of his growing reputation as a scientist and author, only that, as Ephron had told her, he was a...