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  • Youth triathlon keeps growing

    Youth triathlon keeps growing
    Sherry Boston Rennard gave valuable advice to the young athletes Saturday morning at the Newport-Mesa Family YMCA. In a pre-race seminar she told the kids participating in the fifth annual junior triathlon to pace themselves, and to yell out "On your...
  • Saturday's Bulletin Board

    Saturday Anniversary Celebration, 2 p.m. at North Regional/Broward College, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek. Free. Call 954-201-2600. Broward Citizenship Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Broward College Gym, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines. Free. Call...
  • Bicycle Festival In West Hartford Sunday

    Bicycle Festival In West Hartford Sunday
    WEST HARTFORD — The second annual "Wheel Fun" day is set for Sunday — Father's Day — with a group bicycle ride, live music, and performances. The festival begins with a ride down Main St. at 9:30 a.m. The ride departs from the Bishops...
  • Father's Day celebration in Hampton today

    HAMPTON — The Hampton chapter of the NAACP is hosting an event Saturday with food, games, entertainment, prizes and special guests — all in honor of fathers and role models. The event — free and open to the public — runs from 10:...
  • Father's Day gives sign of hope

    The tradition of annually honoring fathers began at the Spokane YMCA on June 19, 1910, when Sonora Dodd, the daughter of a single father and Civil War veteran, created the first Father's Day celebration. On Sunday, the YMCA of Broward County will join the...
  • Anthony Guptaitis Jr., decorated Vietnam vet, 1949-2014

    Anthony Guptaitis Jr., decorated Vietnam vet, 1949-2014
    During the Vietnam War, while carrying out an assignment as a helicopter door-gunner and crew chief in the Navy's Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) 3 support of river patrol boats and Navy SEALs along the Mekong River, Anthony Guptaitis Jr. and his...
  • Want preschoolers to eat more veggies? Serve them and say nothing

    Want preschoolers to eat more veggies? Serve them and say nothing
    If you want your preschooler to eat more vegetables, skip the marketing -- like all that talk about growing big and strong -- and just serve them, says a new study. Young kids ate more carrots, the study found, when they were served without any message....
  • Harsh winter delays trail opening until mid-2015

    Harsh winter delays trail opening until mid-2015
    Winter's longer-than-usual grip on Chicago this year will postpone the opening of the 606, the 2.7-mile park and trail system that's being built atop an old elevated railway spur along Bloomingdale Avenue on the Northwest Side, until June 2015,...
  • Elephant Bar closes in Burbank, restaurant's parent company files for bankruptcy

    Elephant Bar closes in Burbank, restaurant's parent company files for bankruptcy
    Downtown Burbank restaurant Elephant Bar quickly and quietly went out of business recently, along with more than a dozen other locations, as its parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The restaurant was in business at First Street and...
  • Plan for YMCA property in La Grange prompts questions

    Plan for YMCA property in La Grange prompts questions
    Development plans for the site of the former Rich Port YMCA in La Grange got their first public hearing Tuesday night, when the Plan Commission questioned a proposed condominium complex's size, appearance and impact on traffic. Opus Development...
  • In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

     
    In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
  • 'Boot camps' for new moms fit baby into exercise routine

    'Boot camps' for new moms fit baby into exercise routine
    Before they start lunging and squatting and crunching, the 19 women tend to their babies. They hand them plastic cups filled with Cheerios and fruit. They adjust the sun visors on their identical black strollers and rock hesitant infants back and forth....