To the Editor: This year marks 70 years since the sinking of Grand Haven’s Coast Guard cutter Escanaba in 1943. There is, however, another piece to the Escanaba story that is also worthy of remembrance.
Last week, a group of pediatricians said in a statement published in a recent Pediatrics trade journal that school recess is a crucial and necessary component during a child's development. Based on their research, the doctors said recess and free time helps students develop communication skills like cooperation and sharing.
Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune.
The Church of England said Friday that it will allow gay men to become bishops — putting it closer to its sister Episcopal Church in the United States, but at odds with many conservatives in the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Take equal parts Dr. Phil and Mother Teresa, stir in a youth tainted by dysfunction, drugs and living on the streets, and you have the man behind one of the fastest-growing, most successful homeless programs in Central Florida.