Handling a belligerent little bully

Twelve years ago, New York Times journalist William Grimes penned a book review published in the May 18 edition. His critique of Rogue Regime Kim Jong Il and the Looming Threat of North Korea bore a provocative title: “What to Do About a Country That Has a Nuclear Threat and No Use for Rules.” Its […]

Separation anxiety and returning to school: Easing the nerves

Commentary by Carey Juez-Perez, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Typically, children experience a mix of emotions when they’re returning to school. Often, they’re excited to see their friends, yet sad the summer is ending. Some children feel another emotion: anxiety about leaving the comforts of home. Separation anxiety, the fear of leaving home or a loved […]

Roberge seeking Shawnee Mission BOE seat

By Emiliano Gross Robert Roberge wants to help families in the Shawnee Mission (Kan.) School District – and he believes he can do so by serving on the Shawnee Mission Board of Education. Roberge – who served on the Oak Park Homes Association Board of Directors from 2004 to 2010, and has served on the […]

Undocumented immigrants found dead in truck in San Antonio

Death toll reported at 10, dozens more hospitalized By Melissa Arroyo Ten people are dead and dozens more are hospitalized in critical condition in San Antonio after a truck driver attempted to smuggle undocumented immigrants from Mexico into the United States. The vehicle, a tractor trailer, was found parked early Sunday morning (July 23) at […]