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  • Lauderdale, Pompano neighborhoods to get free smoke alarms

    Lauderdale, Pompano neighborhoods to get free smoke alarms
    Free smoke alarms are coming to two fire-prone neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach thanks to the American Red Cross. The relief agency has 150 of them to give away and will canvas the Lauderdale Manor and Kendall Green neighborhoods...
  • American Red Cross: Need for blood donations is a constant

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season. For patients with cancer or other illnesses or injuries requiring blood transfusions, the need for blood is constant and doesn't get a holiday break. The...
  • Rev. Achariya Peter, church founder

    Rev. Achariya Peter, church founder
    The Rev. Achariya Peter, a mystic who founded a universalist yogic spiritual community, died of cancer Nov. 24 at his North Baltimore home. He was 79. The founding preceptor and spiritual leader of the Divine Life Church in the Lake Falls area, he was...
  • Typhoon slams into Philippines, 1 million evacuated

    Typhoon slams into Philippines, 1 million evacuated
    A powerful typhoon roared into the eastern Philippines on Saturday, bringing lashing rain and strong winds that felled trees, ripped off tin roofs and toppled power lines in areas still bearing the scars of a super typhoon 13 months ago. About 1 million...
  • Hampton house fire displaces family

    A family was displaced by a fire at a Hampton home Friday afternoon, The Hampton Fire Division of Fire and Rescue and the American Red Cross said. The incident happened in the 400 block of West Pembroke Avenue, according to a news release from the Red...
  • In the Philippines, hundreds of thousands flee approaching typhoon

    In the Philippines, hundreds of thousands flee approaching typhoon
    Hundreds of thousands of people across a wide stretch of the Philippines sought refuge Friday in churches, schools and other makeshift evacuation centers as the island nation braced for another a  powerful typhoon. About 50 provinces covering more...
  • Woman, 86, killed in Dunmore explosion

    Woman, 86, killed in Dunmore explosion
    DUNMORE — Relatives are grieving the loss of an 86-year-old woman after her home exploded and collapsed early Thursday morning on Smith Street in Dunmore. Madlyn Mecca was about to leave her home at 413 Smith Street shortly before 4 a.m. after a...
  • Dr. Garrett E. Deane, St. Agnes chief of pediatrics

    Dr. Garrett E. Deane, St. Agnes chief of pediatrics
    Dr. Garrett E. Deane, a retired chief of pediatrics at St. Agnes Hospital, died of an infection Nov. 24 at his son's Monkton home. The former Catonsville resident was 93. Born and raised in St. Louis, he was the son of Earle Glenn Deane, a Red Cross...
  • Eagles RB McCoy in running for weekly honor

    — A season-high 159 rushing yards on just 25 carries in a 33-10 triumph over the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving has placed Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy in the running for the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week award. It's the...
  • Give blood for the holidays; American Red Cross provides daily opportunities

    Give blood for the holidays; American Red Cross provides daily opportunities
    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season. For patients with cancer or other illnesses or injuries requiring blood transfusions, the need for blood is constant and doesn’t get a holiday break....
  • Kenyan police chief quits, interior minister dismissed after attacks

    The Somali extremist group Shabab attacked a quarry in northern Kenya on Tuesday, killing dozens of workers 10 days after a bus attack the group claimed responsibility for in which gunmen shot and killed 28 passengers who couldn’t recite a Koranic...