| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:00 PM
NEWTOWN — On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks.
Doctor ducks, military ducks,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Broadway box office held steady for the final week of summer 2013, keeping a tight grip on holiday-weekend sales ahead of a post-Labor Day sesh that traditionally sees sales slump.
There were both gains and declines at individual titles all along the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Cries of anguish are echoing across this great land of ours, all because of the three little words back to school.
At least that's how it was for me. I saw going to school as a form of unjust punishment, like a prisoner who was serving time for a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:23 PM
A memorial service celebrating the life of Malinda Grace Brown will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greater Campher Temple King’s Apostle Church World Ministries, 125 Bethel St.
Brown, 95, died Aug. 19 at Ravenwood Lutheran Village.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Lacoste - the French fashion label famous for its green crocodile logo - is hosting the "Education for the Everglades" event on Saturday, August 31 from noon to 4 p.m.
In all of the Lacoste boutiques in SoFlo there will be in-store demonstrations from...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:32 AM
Getting into the back-to-school swing is rough on everyone. I haven't gotten a meal on the table yet this week. Have you?
This might help. Here's a roundup of dining deals and offers for cheap eats this week.
Buca di Beppo: 20 percent off to-go...
| 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://...
| Aug 22, 2013
It took five years for New York fashion designer Phillip Lim to feel both he and Target were ready to collaborate, but the preparation produced a back-to-school collection that is "entirely something Target didn't have before" Lim said in an email....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:33 AM
According to the CDC, in 2010, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. That is why there has been a big push toward healthier meal options for children at school. First Lady Michelle Obama has been on the front lines...
| 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...