It’s time to grab your favorite cleaning products and give your RV a good spring cleaning.
Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
Wonderland Park adding rides, extending lease
Wonderland park is expanding its land and its lease for more entertainment for decades to come. Owner and general manager Paul Borchardt said he is extending the park's lease with the City of Amar...
Of all the shots higher-handicap students try to hit, a fairway wood off the ground is among the ones they seem to struggle with the most.
Del Valle emerges from winter flooding
The boat ramp was open, the marina was back in business with boat rentals on a lake full of emerald green water. The flood waters came up to bottom floorboard, but didn’t come into the store, Del Valle, located south of Livermore, is the only park in the Bay Area that offers boating, fishing, camping, mountain biking and access to wilderness backpacking at one site. In Marin County, Fairfax-Bolinas Road, which has been closed because of mudslides and erosion, reopened from Fairfax to Alpine Dam and beyond to the Cataract Falls Trailhead. San Geronimo Ridge Road and Shafter Grade Road (with some downed trees) reopened to mountain biking. On the Peninsula, the North Ridge Trail at Purisima Creek Redwoods, Alpine Pond Trail at Skyline Ridge, and Hamms Gulch and Windy Hill reopened to…
New way to enjoy Edgewater Park
Metroparks Beach House There’s a brand new addition to Edgewater Park and it’s all thanks to the Cleveland Metroparks. It’s the new two-story open air lakefront Beach House.
Classic Wildcat Brings Leatherbury Back to Maryland Million
Stakes Winner Winplaceorshowono Targets $100,000 Sprint Live Racing Returns Friday with Carryovers, New Post Time LAUREL, MD – Few horses enjoyed the kind of on-track success as Mid-Atlantic legend Ben’s Cat, a 26-time stakes winner and earner of more than $2.6 million in purses that raced into his 11-year-old season before being retired this summer and ultimately succumbing to complications from colic surgery less than a month later Bred, owned and trained by Hall of Fame horseman King Leatherbury, Ben’s Cat’s long list of accomplishments include sharing Maryland Million records for most career wins (three) and most starts (seven). Had things gone according to plan, the Parker’s Storm Cat gelding would have likely been back for…
Trail etiquette tips
Behave with respect and courtesy to others on trails built for pedestrians and bicycles.
Belvidere Park, Waukegan
Natalie profiles a favorite park of hers from childhood, Belvidere Park Waukegan. It's changed a bit but is still fun for kids!