May 7, 1972

No newspaper published.


May 7, 1997

CLAREMONT — Following complaints from parents, Stevens High School students were abruptly confined to their classrooms for four hours on Tuesday while police and drug-sniffing dogs searched the building from top to bottom looking for

illegal drugs.

NEW YORK — Newsweek magazine is recalling a special issue on children from newsstands and doctors’ offices because it recommends parents let babies as young as five months eat foods that could cause choking.

BOSTON — Kentucky hoops coach Rick Pitino, lured by the Boston Celtics’ overflowing wallets and tradition of championship banners, has agreed to a 10-year deal, six as head coach and four as director of basketball operations, valued at $70 million.