| Jun 17, 2014
The drownings of four young children in the Chicago area over the weekend were tragic reminders that the lure of the water, while a tempting antidote to the hot months to come, can bring danger to almost any setting.
With summer upon us and temperatures...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:22 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
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....
| May 12, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
A 39-year-old Evanston man was arrested and charged with theft after fleeing police May 2. A global positioning system device, stolen from a car parked in a garage on the...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:36 AM
The Florida Collegiate Summer League has partnered with Gator’s Dockside for the 2014 summer season. Gator’s joins Bright House Networks, BishopBeale, Yuengling, Central Florida YMCA, Insight Credit Union and Orlando Sanford International...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For students, the long-awaited summer break from school means relaxation and leisure. Unfortunately, the detachment from educational involvement can also cause a learning lag that can extend into the upcoming semester.
Monica Logan, vice president of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
An 18-year-old man was charged March 26 with assault, criminal damage to property and harassment by electronic communications after he argued with and threatened his mother on the 0-100...
| Jun 13, 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...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Demonstrations of Chinese lantern making, Japanese flower arrangement and martial arts will be added to the menu of festivities Sunday at the 10th annual Taste of Asia in Northbrook.
The festival, which celebrates Asian-American and Asian cultures and...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Olympia 5, Edgewater 4
Buzz: Nick Gordon went 3-for-4 for Olympia (21-2). Clayton Campbell went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs. Jonah Garrison went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs for Edgewater.
Lake Brantley 2, Winter Springs 1
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:51 PM
As an addendum to the previous post, here are more runs:
Run for the Angels 5K, 8 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Orlando Executive Airport, boasts that it's "Orlando's only event where you run on an airport runway!" It benefits Angel Flight Southeast,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:56 PM
As the Burbank YMCA celebrates its 90th anniversary, it recently honored two families and several individuals for their ongoing volunteerism to the facility.
Considering the local Y’s longevity, YMCA officials said it was fitting to recognize the...