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  • Woodbine residents named top youth volunteers

    Ellie Feaga, 12, of Woodbine, was named one of Maryland's top two youth volunteers of 2015 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. She was nominated by Glenwood...
  • Agencies can apply for funding for emergency food and shelter

    Lake County has been awarded $38,077 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The program is governed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. A local board will determine how the funds are to be distributed among...
  • Family displaced by fire at south county mobile home park

    Three members of a family were displaced when their residence in the Lyons Creek Mobile Home Estates in Lothian caught fire early Sunday morning. Firefighters responded at 2:20 a.m. for a fire in the 200 block of D Street and found the structure fully...
  • Red Cross marking marathon bombings with blood drives

    The American Red Cross is marking the second anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings by conducting three commemorative blood drives. The Red Cross says it hopes prospective donors in the Boston area will respond to its campaign as a fitting tribute...
  • Authorities: 7 residents displaced by Plainfield house fire

    Seven people were displaced by a fast-moving fire that severely damaged a central New Jersey home. No injuries were reported in the blaze on Dekalb Avenue in Plainfield, which was reported around 7 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say two residents were...
  • Pause in bombardment urged in Yemen for evacuations, aid deliveries

    Pause in bombardment urged in Yemen for evacuations, aid deliveries
    As a Saudi Arabia-led air coalition continued to strike rebel targets across Yemen, Russia and the International Committee of the Red Cross on Saturday called for a pause in the bombardment to enable the evacuation of foreigners and the delivery of aid to...
  • Grieving families in Kenya speak of terrorism rumors before massacre

    Peter Kinuthia’s battered Nokia beeped early Thursday: “Alshabab R killing us goodbye if we won’t make it I loved you all,” read the panicked message from his daughter, Salome. The young student was trapped at Garissa...
  • Families gather in Kenya to mourn victims of terrorist attack

    NAIROBI, Kenya Peter Kinuthia's battered Nokia beeped early Thursday: "Alshabab R killing us goodbye if we won't make it I loved you all," read the panicked message from his daughter, Salome. The young student was trapped inside Garissa University...
  • Kenya mourns 148 dead in university attack by militants

    The 20-year-old student called home from the university besieged by Islamic militants and frantically told her father, "There are gunshots everywhere! Tell Mum to pray for me — I don't know if I will survive." The call by Elizabeth Namarome Musinai...
  • Allentown row house burns; family escapes

    Allentown row house burns; family escapes
    A child playing with a lighter Thursday morning sparked a fire that heavily damaged an Allentown rowhouse, according to fire officials. Fire Capt. John Christopher said the child was playing with the lighter in a rear, second-floor computer room with a...
  • If cross removed, what's next?

    It seems to me a lot of people have nothing to do and a lot of time on their hands. I think groups like the Freedom From Religion Foundation should mind their own business. As for the cross on Lehigh County's seal, I don't believe it's trying to...