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  • Faith leaders show the right response to migrant children

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Friday, July 25: They are running to America, these thousands of children from Central America, not to sell drugs or steal or any of the other things some in the United States assume,...
  • Shaquille O'Neal shows that Uncle Tickles knows best

    Shaquille O'Neal shows that Uncle Tickles knows best
    Boys just want to have fun, even when they're 7 feet tall and one-man industries. When Shaquille O'Neal bought his waterfront house in Orlando, he loved to ride his water scooter around the lake. Problem was, there weren't usually any waves. So Shaq...
  • Local officer surprises son on return from Afghanistan

    Tears flowed and hugs were given when Manchester resident U.S. Army Maj. Timothy Christensen surprised his son Ethan at summer camp. Ethan, 9, attended the Science Detectives Camp's magic show at the YMCA in Ellington July 9. He always a big fan of...
  • Police: Man 'Inappropriately' Touched Juvenile At Milford YMCA

    MILFORD – Kenan Lipscomb was arrested and charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor after police say he inappropriately touched a minor at the YMCA. Police said that YMCA staff reported the incident. Lipscomb was...
  • New event lets families race together

    New event lets families race together
    Sean Hastings loves obstacle-course races. And so do his kids. But the Naperville family couldn't find any races where they could compete together, so they decided to change that. "Living and training in Naperville, I thought it would be really cool...
  • Southington Farm Grows 200 Types Of Vegetables

    Southington Farm Grows 200 Types Of Vegetables
    Looking for Ground Cherries? Italian Veronica?. Striped Armenian? SOUTHINGTON – Looking for Ground Cherries? Italian Veronica?. Striped Armenian? The three are among the 200 varieties of vegetables and fruits Mark Ramsay grows on his 7-acre farm...
  • 818 Roundup: Former YMCA chair Bob Driffill dies; Women on the Glendale City Council

    818 Roundup: Former YMCA chair Bob Driffill dies; Women on the Glendale City Council
    Greetings, locals! Today is Monday, July 21. Weather for today is forecasted to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 65 degrees. Your top regional news: - Robert "Bob" Charles Driffill, a Burbank resident and former chairman of the Glendale YMCA,...
  • Don't use kids as political pawns

    All the folks using immigrant children as pawns in their political bickering leave me shaking my head in wonder, and more than a little sad at how low some people can sink. The political firestorm over immigrant children streaming into the U.S....
  • Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT

    Orange charter schools both struggle, excel on FCAT
    The release of Florida school grades earlier this month was cause for celebration by some charter schools, including several under management by Charter Schools USA. But the grades were a cause for shock, tears and reflection for a number of other local...
  • Charity Brewfest Kicks Off Eli Cannon's 'Beer Godz Week'

    Charity Brewfest Kicks Off Eli Cannon's 'Beer Godz Week'
    Eli Cannon's Tap Room's fifth annual Charity Brewfest on Aug. 4 is just the beginning of a weeklong celebration at the Middletown beer bar. Monday's event features tastings from more than 40 breweries, including several from Connecticut: New England...
  • Thousands missing out on free summer meal program

    Thousands missing out on free summer meal program
    More than 40,000 children across the Lehigh Valley are eligible for free lunches over the summer as part of a federal program designed to combat hunger. Less than 10 percent of those children are taking advantage of it. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey visited the...
  • Verdon Gorge offers a spectacular French hike

    Verdon Gorge offers a spectacular French hike
    We stood on the edge of the precipice, stunned momentarily by a sign we had not anticipated when we arrived for our long-planned plunge into the Gorges du Verdon, the French version of the Grand Canyon near Provence. In dire terms, the sign warned of...