News archive from 22 February 2013

Video: Sox's Rienzo on pitching in WBC

White Sox pitching prospect Andre Rienzo on pitching for Team Brazil in the World Baseball Classic and playing for Barry Larkin.

 

Video: Bears' Emery on scouting combine goals

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery on what he's looking for at the NFL scouting combine.

 

Bears sticking with McClellin at defensive end

INDIANAPOLIS - The Bears believe Shea McClellin has the versatility to play either defensive end or linebacker, but general manager Phil Emery clarified that his long-term plan for the former first-round draft pick doesn't include succeeding Brian...

 
Parents sue state for withholding funds from city schools after Bloomberg, teachers union fail to agree on teacher evals

Parents sue state for withholding funds from city schools after Bloomberg, teachers union fail to agree on...

A judge has thrown a wrench in Gov. Cuomo’s plan to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars from the city schools over teacher evaluations. Cuomo last month announced that the city lost out on $260 million in state funds — and as much as $200 million...

 

Boil water order in Miami Lakes after waterline break

Residents of multi-family apartment buildings in Miami Lakes Thursday night were advised to boil their water until further notice. Town officials said during a preventative maintenance on a fire hydrant earlier in the day, a water pipe ruptured in the...

 
Vine Theater and Theatre Downtown open revival version of 'Godspell'

Vine Theater and Theatre Downtown open revival version of 'Godspell'

The Vine Theater returns to Central Florida to present a new take on the classic musical "Godspell." The production, directed by Zach Van Dyke, is presented with Theatre Downtown and opens Friday, Feb. 22. The Vine Theater was established in...

 
Breakthrough Theatre opens 'The Bad Seed'

Breakthrough Theatre opens 'The Bad Seed'

Did you parents ever call you a "bad seed"? Well, let's hope not. The stage version of "The Bad Seed," the story of sweet, charming, murderous Rhoda Penmark opens at the Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park on Friday, Feb. 22....

 
Kate O'Neal, Kevin Kelly perform 'You've Got a Friend!' cabaret

Kate O'Neal, Kevin Kelly perform 'You've Got a Friend!' cabaret

Self-proclaimed bosom buddies Kate O'Neal and Kevin Kelly will team for "You've Got A Friend!," the second cabaret from Central Florida Community Arts. The duo will share some of their favorite tunes of love and friendship in three...

 

Build a garden that rocks: Turn plain stones into a whimsical surprise

One of my favorite things in our home is our rock garden just inside the entryway. The rocks sit inside a flat, built-in planter and are a mix of plain, smooth river rocks as well as ones I painted. Because that area is such a high-traffic one for us...

 
Oakland U.'s Beckie Francis wins courage award after dealing with father's sexual abuse

Oakland U.'s Beckie Francis wins courage award after dealing with father's sexual abuse

Oakland University women's basketball coach Beckie Francis today was named the winner of the Pat Summit Most Courageous Award, presented by the United States Basketball Writers Association. Francis revealed in 2011 that her now-deceased father had...

 
NBA trade deadline features only minor moves

NBA trade deadline features only minor moves

NEW YORK -- The only trade involving Dwight Howard came last summer. The potent scorers that moved did so long ago. There was no eye-catching activity left for deadline day, resulting in minor deals Thursday to the disappointment of those hoping for a...

 
Elmore County mother's sentencing delayed

Elmore County mother's sentencing delayed

WETUMPKA - Sentencing for an Elmore County woman, who faked her young child having cancer as a way to raise money, has been delayed until April.Stephanie Nicole Jones, 23, of Titus, was set to be sentenced in Elmore County Circuit Court Thursday...

 

Two former Miami Hurricanes assistant football coaches not expected to receive allegation notices

As of Thursday evening, former University of Miami football assistant coaches Joe Pannunzio and Jeff Stoutland, or their legal representation – as well as the University of Alabama, where Pannunzio is director of football operations and...

 

Review: Too much talk and not enough action in 'Snitch'

If you believe the trailers, "Snitch," the new crime drama starring Dwayne Johnson, is a jampacked action thriller. His weapon of choice: a giant snarling big rig, all the better to run the bad guys down. But what the movie is really about...

 

Cicero leader, up for re-election, eager to bury town's image problem

If Larry Dominick is elected to a third term as town president of Cicero on Tuesday, he plans to lay part of the suburb's image problem to rest, he said. "We're planning to bury Al Capone this year," Dominick said. "We're going to walk...

 

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