| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Hours before going onstage in Irvine for a religious conference, the leader of a Christian ministry that had long been devoted to fighting homosexuality offered an apology to the gay community.
"We're sorry," said Alan Chambers, president of Florida-...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 1:30 PM
At Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, 100 percent of students receive institutional financial assistance, defined as that provided by the institution itself, not by other sources. Institutional scholarships and grants are provided from a...
| Sep 16, 2010
For many, the idea to go back to school is appealing, but the thought of financing it is overwhelming. That is especially true for those who choose to go into the service and nonprofit sectors where the paycheck can sometimes take a backseat to the...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 3:49 PM
BELLARMINE-JEFFERSON HIGH — As leaders on the Bellarmine-Jefferson High girls' basketball team, Rishonda Napier and Jasmine Smith have experienced the rigors and pressure of compiling deep runs in the CIF Southern Section playoffs.
The two were...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 4:26 AM
Several schools are delayed or closed Tuesday due to the wintry mix of rain and snow that will continue to fall in the Tri-State Area into the afternoon.
The New York City area is excepted to receive about 1- to 3-inches of accumulation before the...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 3:41 AM
All New York City public schools are closed Thursday, as well hundreds of other schools and universities have a delayed opening or are closed.
NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black announced the city-wide school closure just before 5 a.m., as 10- to 12-...
| Feb 13, 2011
Ryan Burmeister is like any other sports fan, he keeps up on his favorite team and he follows sports. Burmeister got a little extra lucky when he decided to enter a contest put on by ESPN where he picked who he thought would win a particular game each...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 10:02 PM
A list of area high school football players expected to sign with colleges on National Signing Day (Feb. 1) or after. If a player who has committed is not listed, please contact high schools sports editor Stephen Ruiz, firstname.lastname@example.org.
| Sep 17, 2009
Whether it's a desire to stay close to family and friends - or factoring in the added stressors of a challenging economy - staying close to home for a private college education makes sense to students on many levels. Recognizing these factors, area...
| Nov 20, 2009
"I'm really happy to be here," says teacher Annie Darley, whose life trajectory proves: You can go home again. Although she and her husband just moved to River Forest a year ago, Darley also grew up here -- in a house her grandfather built, no less. After...
| Aug 28, 2009
Bach Festival Society of Winter Park
Performances of the Choral Masterworks Series are in the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park. Single tickets: $20-$50. Subscription information and details: 407-646-2182 or...