| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Jemicy School, based in Owings Mills, has announced its upper school athletic program has been accepted into the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association in a number of sports.
The school's varsity boys soccer, lacrosse and basketball teams will...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The record books will show that Luiz Souza of Coconut Creek, was the winner of the Inaugural "In My Sneakers 5K Run/Walk" race, held in Sunrise in late October, with a time of 17 minutes and 44 seconds.
And the first woman to cross the finish line was...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON The primary aim of the Affordable Care Act is to reduce the number of uninsured Americans. Even if the new federal health law accomplishes that goal, states still must grapple with the relatively high cost and low quality of U.S. health care....
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:37 AM
JAMES CITY – Annie Downing kept a secret from her classmates until she was a freshman at Jamestown High School.
Downing, now a 17-year-old senior, was diagnosed in the third grade with dyslexia, a learning disability that causes problems...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:34 AM
These groups meet regularly.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288.
Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m. For...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Recently, I spent an hour floating in a 4-by-8 isolation tank filled with tepid salt water in a basement in Manassas, Va.
No, this wasn't a "Silence of the Lambs" scenario. It was an exercise meant to bolster my sanity, not endanger it.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
A star lacrosse player turned the world topsy-turvy Tuesday for a group of dyslexic middle schoolers.
"It may be difficult for you guys to understand now, but a learning disability can be a gift," Paul Rabil told a gathering of about 100 students at the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Max Planck Florida, lured to Palm Beach County by millions in taxpayer incentives, is getting closer to meeting its job creation requirement, according to an annual progress report to the county.
Palm Beach County committed about $87 million of taxpayer...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:12 AM
The Storytelling Sims, Wayne and Jane, will portray naturalist William Bartram and 19th-century American author Constance Fenimore Woolson at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St.
Bartram, who was born in 1739 and the son of...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Tatyana McFadden surged to the lead of the New York City Marathon, and mile after mile, waited for a rival to challenge her.
As has been the case all year, however, no one could catch the Clarksville resident. McFadden won the women’s wheelchair...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Kathi Keane of Grayslake says she's been fighting for years to get help for her 10-year-old daughter Grace's dyslexia.
By the end of the third grade, Grace was placed on an individualized education plan, but Keane said the interventions didn't work....