| Feb 3, 2013
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two turns off the alley and I was hopelessly lost.
In less than five minutes, I couldn't see the guest house where I had been staying for a week, even though it was one of the taller buildings in Haiti. With a few quick...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:25 AM
The Johnstown Tomahawks are proud to announce the first Johnstown Tomahawks Charity Classic. Benefiting the Pittsburgh Kids Foundation-Haiti and the Johnstown Tomahawks Foundation, the charity game will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Cambria County...
| Dec 23, 2012
Chicago architect Ann Clark is designing a boarding school that will sit in a saddle-shaped field of mostly beans in Grand-Bois, Haiti.
Among the challenges: One side of the field slopes more than 25 degrees, and getting there is rougher than white-...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The 66th annual Fish Fry and Carnival will take place May 31 through June 2 at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa. The three-day event will include the traditional world-famous $10 fish dinners, hamburgers, hot dogs, desserts, the annual cute baby contest,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:56 AM
The following commentary was written by Terry Newton, president of Rotary Club of Petoskey.
Recently we have seen a new TV ad asking the question where you will be when you see the news that cancer has been cured. This...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:37 PM
By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter
Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science.
Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:13 AM
Value carrier JetBlue Airways on Thursday announced plans for new twice-daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Haiti’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince starting Dec. 5.
| May 11, 2013
Mary Novotny Jeffries was 11 when she lost her right leg, from the hip down, to bone cancer.
When she returned to the home she shared with her parents and eight siblings on Chicago's South Side, everything — and nothing — had changed.
| Mar 31, 2013
One day last September, the Rev. Frank Latzko, pastor of St. Teresa of Avila Roman Catholic Church in Chicago, decided to take a walk and rediscover why he became a priest.
His feet carried him from the Lincoln Park neighborhood to France, across the...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:57 PM
A certain beauty exists even in the worst devastation and circumstances.
Have no doubt: the conditions in Haiti, where I recently spent a week, are appalling. Yet, amidst the scenes that overwhelm your mind and break your heart, a quiet child will...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Numana, Volunteer Kansas, and KWCH teamed up Saturday afternoon to help feed hungry kids in Haiti. Hundreds of people filled the Kansas Colliseum to pack beans and rice into bags as fast as they could, hoping to break a world record.
"Whether we make...