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  • Pines church organizes Unleashed Mission Camp

    About 160 teens recently took a week out of their summer break to make a difference in the community. During West Pines Community Church's Unleashed Mission Camp, middle and high school students worked on a series of projects. Each of the five days saw...
  • End the ban on gay blood donors

    End the ban on gay blood donors
    The first time I tried to give blood, I was turned away. It was my freshman year of college. A friend in my dorm told me about an on-campus blood drive and asked me to go with her. I’ve never been good at blood draws so I’d never tried to...
  • Fire Drives Family Out Of East Hartford Apartment

    EAST HARTFORD —A fire on Jaidee Drive that displaced a family of five Tuesday started when a mattress fell on a lamp, a fire official said Wednesday. The mattress, which had been propped up against a wall, dropped on the lit lamp and started...
  • Fire Rips Through Hartford Building

    Fire Rips Through Hartford Building
    HARTFORD — A two-alarm fire ripped through a building on Park Street Wednesday morning, sending so much smoke into the air that it was visible from the highway. The fire was called in about 4:30 a.m. and numerous emergency crews responded to the...
  • Community: Charity League has blood drive

    The mother-daughter organization National Charity League, Glendale Chapter is having its eighth annual “From the Heart” American Red Cross Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd.,...
  • Get the facts on hurricane readiness at Mount Dora program

    Get the facts on hurricane readiness at Mount Dora program
    MOUNT DORA — With hurricane season upon us, the W.T. Bland Public Library is putting on a hurricane-preparedness program at 6:30 p.m. July 22 to provide tips on how to be ready in case a storm threatens the area. The free event will be repeated at...
  • Church goes into action to help Philadelphia fire survivors

    Church goes into action to help Philadelphia fire survivors
    The day after fire ravaged a block and killed four children in Southwest Philadelphia, its cause remained undetermined as a local church opened its doors to comfort survivors, collect donations, and help an immigrant neighborhood begin to rebuild amid...
  • HU professor pens book on STEM education

    HU professor pens book on STEM education
    Hampton University education professor Clair Berube recently released a book about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that focuses on problem-based learning, according to a news release. The book, titled "STEM and the City,"...
  • House fire displaces 3 in downtown Newport News

    House fire displaces 3 in downtown Newport News
    Two adults and a teenager were displaced after a fire gutted their downtown Newport News home Saturday afternoon. Dispatchers received the call around 2:50 p.m. for a structure fire on the 600 block of 48th Street, said Battalion Chief Tom Phillips with...
  • Dog dead in Bethlehem blaze

    Dog dead in Bethlehem blaze
    Seven people were displaced and a dog died in a fire that damaged two homes on the 400 block of East Broad Street in Bethlehem Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Robert Novatnack said Bethlehem firefighters could not pinpoint the origin of the blaze, which...
  • Four children die in Philadelphia fire

    Four children die in Philadelphia fire
    Four children were killed early Saturday when a fire that apparently started on a porch spread quickly to neighboring rowhouses in Southwest Philadelphia, engulfing eight of them in flames, officials said. The victims were identified as twin 4-year-old...