| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:17 PM
What to do When Your Kid Isn't Invited (Source: CNN.com)
Olivia Nakamura can still remember the neighbor who always hosted a barbecue in his front yard for his son's birthday party. He'd invite all the kids on their suburban Seattle block, except her son...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 5:32 PM
This is the second of eight editions in which the News-Press looks back at the area's 2010-11 seasons, school by school, before looking ahead at the year to come.
For the area's three small schools — Renaissance Academy, Holy Family and Glendale...
| Oct 9, 2011
BET ON WORKERS
We must focus our efforts on the hundreds of small companies based in our state and especially manufacturing firms.
I propose an incentive for hires in the high-tech and manufacturing sectors to build the work force for the future....
| Oct 9, 2011
| 10:00 PM
For centuries, St. Pius V has welcomed immigrants to the Windy City. The noble tradition of lending a hand lives today with the energy and vision of father Brendan Curran.
The son of an Irish immigrant, Curran understands the struggle faced by newcomers....
| Aug 26, 2011
| 5:24 AM
These students got an unfortunate lesson about their ABC's — especially the Bees.
Dozens of schoolchildren on recess at a Catholic school in Cocoa Beach on Thursday were bitten by a frantic swarm of insects, possibly ‘Africanized’...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 12:49 PM
French police are looking for a man Friday after bodies thought to be those of his wife and four children were discovered under the terrace of their family home in western France.
The bodies were found Thursday in jute sacks with the chemical compound...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Our Sept. 13 public affairs forum, Chicago Forward: Education, is just around the corner. Dedicated members of Trib Nation will recall we hosted one of these forums a year ago, and I'll include a link to that forum in this post.
This year's Chicago...
| May 5, 2011
When Mack Gold turned 100 years old, he celebrated by doing a few push-ups in the middle of the living room. That was three years ago.
Now 103, the recipient of a Purple Heart in World War II is no longer up to an all-out aerobic workout, but he keeps...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 3:28 PM
BURBANK — High school softball pitchers are getting used to dealing with a different dimension when it comes to their delivery to home plate.
This is the first season the pitching rubber has been moved back three feet to 43 feet, which will likely...
| May 4, 2011
St. Francis 3, Chaminade 2: St. Francis staved off elimination from playoff contention with a dramatic 26-24, 24-26, 22-25, 25-23, 15-7 victory Tuesday.
Kenny Leaven keyed a team effort with nine blocks to go with three kills for...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:26 AM
Cantor David Presler
Title: Cantor, Temple Emeth, Delray Beach.
Other job experience: Served as cantor at synagogues in New York for 28 years; former music teacher at New York City public schools.
Other community posts: Private voice teacher....
| May 7, 2011
Michelle Purghart — who as principal is credited with engineering a financial and academic turnaround at Holy Family Catholic High School — will step down at the end of the academic year.
Purghart said she made the decision because she is...