| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The autumn back-to-school slump hit Broadway hard last week, with overall box office totals falling like leaves -- and superhero tuner "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" emerging as the production with perhaps the most cause for concern.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Your kids are heading back to the classroom. Should you?
It's now commonplace for job seekers to consider going back to school to advance their career. But is this a practical move for everybody, especially those in the field of health care? Not always....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Beyond the basic pencils and books exist a wealth of cool tools for school.
10. Slap Rulers
They've been selling for years, but slap-on rulers are still trending. A bendy, easily portable ruler beats a wooden one any day. $2.99 at Target, or http://...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Upcoming public government meetings
Stanford Water Commission: Tuesday, July 2 at 10 a.m., Stanford Water Dept. Office
Hustonville City Council: Tuesday, July 2 at 7 p.m., Hustonville City Hall
Stanford City Council: Thursday, July 4 at 6:30 p.m.,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:31 PM
For many of us, the month of August means it's back to school and now may be the perfect time to intergrate healthier changes into your lifestyle. fitWichita is a new community wellness campaign created by the Wichita Health & Wellness Coalition and...
| Aug 16, 2013
Many children, teens and adults heading back to school this fall are burdened with a pretty weighty subject: their backpacks.
Children and adolescents are particularly at risk of injury from overloaded backpacks. The National Safety Council, the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Il Divo, the popular four-member classical-pop group, will tubthump the act's latest album, the Broadway-themed "A Musical Affair," with a brief run of Rialto concerts set for the Marquis Theater in November.
The group become the latest to play a...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:34 PM
As Lester Kenny and Candace Insley of Hagerstown shopped for back-to-school supplies for their children Monday, both agreed that they would prefer it if school started after Labor Day.
“It gives the kids a chance to finish their summer out and go...
| Sep 1, 2013
Outdoor festivals return to Hampton Roads with a vengeance when autumn leaves start to fall.
You'll find a celebration for most every inclination. Seafood, peanuts, sophisticated sculpture, homey crafts, Egyptian culture, indie music, gospel — all...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:43 AM
SOUTH BEND -- "Welcome back to school. I know you're ready!" a volunteer cheerfully told a group of studentshustling up to the front of the auditorium at The Salvation Army Kroc Center Saturday.
Before them were dozens of brand-new backpacks filled...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools:
Boonsboro Elementary — Back-to-school night, 5:30 p.m. for kindergarten to grade two; 6:30 p.m. for grades three to five
Boonsboro Middle —...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:07 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — June sales heated up for stores, in a sign that Americans likely will continue to spend during the important back-to-school shopping season.
U.S. retailers reported their strongest sales gains since January, as shoppers, enticed by...