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  • Hundreds gather for Kwanzaa celebration

    Hundreds gather for Kwanzaa celebration
    Micha Broadnax has never formally celebrated Kwanzaa, but on Saturday she came to Baltimore in search of the holiday. "It's something I've wanted to do," said Broadnax, a graduate student from Boston in Maryland visiting family for winter break, and...
  • A Few Ideas For The Kids During School Vacation

    A Few Ideas For The Kids During School Vacation
    >> The Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, offers Winter Vacation Exploration Camps on Dec. 29 and 30 and Jan. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hands-on day camps are filled with science. On Dec. 29 the theme is Grossed Out; Dec. 30 it is...
  • With Feb. 15 insurance deadline looming, Enroll Lake County can help

    With Feb. 15 insurance deadline looming, Enroll Lake County can help
    Last year, the Enroll Lake County program headed up an all-out informational blitz to help uninsured Lake County residents become insured through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. While almost 13,000 residents were enrolled in Lake County last...
  • Deerfield plans events for Martin Luther King day of service

    Ideas to develop a day of community service around the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in Deerfield have been percolating for more than a year and are coming to fruition. Both the village and Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim (BJBE) will be...
  • Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings

    Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings
    If you still have some cash left in your pocket after the holidays you may want to check out these deals on what to buy cheap in January:  Winter apparel is big. Clearance items can reach up to 80% off. Time to stock up! You can also find good deals...
  • Bob Ray Sanders: Can't wait for 'Selma,' a film on true-life drama

    The film that's been talked about the most among Americans during the last couple of weeks is not the one I most want to see right now. In fact, I have no intention at all of buying a ticket, paying an online fee or purchasing outright the movie, "The...
  • What 2014's biggest social media fails can teach us in 2015 and beyond

     What 2014's biggest social media fails can teach us in 2015 and beyond
    When I compile my list of the biggest social media fails of the year, one thing is always the same: It's enough to make me want to pound my head on my desk. As readers, you know how to avoid this stuff by now. For those who don't, let's examine a few...
  • City prepares for MLK celebration

    City prepares for MLK celebration
    For several decades, Hallandale Beach has celebrated and honored the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year is no exception as the community gears up for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and Festival. Coordinator Keenan...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At West Hartford Town Hall

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At West Hartford Town Hall
    WEST HARTFORD — The public is invited to the 19th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday Jan. 19 at Town Hall. Linda J. Kelly, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving since 2005, will serve as keynote speaker....
  • A Chicago-centric calendar for 2015

    Here's a look at this year's planned events and commemorations of interest to Chicagoans, to be held here and elsewhere: Jan. 1 — New Year's Day Jan. 1 — Illinois' personal income tax rate drops from 5 percent to 3.75 percent. Jan. 12 &#...
  • Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears

    Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears
    The end of Florida's same-sex marriage ban will be the beginning of new challenges for South Florida's spiritual leaders. For many Christian leaders, the choice of whether to have such ceremonies is hardly a choice at all. The tenets of the Roman...