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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Ronald Leonard, Palm Beach County educator and leader, 63

    Ronald Leonard, Palm Beach County educator and leader, 63
    In Ronald Leonard's first year of teaching, he dressed so sharply that his students would draw pictures of him in his dress shirts and ties. He always wanted to look good, said his wife, Anne Leonard, because he wanted to be a good example. He was a...
  • John Kass: 'Fighting Jane' battled the machine and won

    Did she ever get steamed up at a negative portrayal in the media -- and there were many -- then have a few drinks and call the reporters to give them angry editorial criticism? Sure she did. Often. And the time she became furious with her husband, Jay...
  • Windham celebrates conservation

    On Nov. 10, the Windham Energy Commission hosted a Celebration of Innovation at town hall's Bellingham Auditorium. "We started by trying to figure out who should get awards," said Commission chair Jean de Smet. But it soon became clear that many people...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    ANDREW FINKELSTEIN has recently been appointed vice president of compliance and Medicare compliance officer at Health Partners Plans in Philadelphia. Finkelstein, a Lehigh County resident, will be responsible for the development, management and...
  • New head of Chicago housing agency faces challenging role

    New head of Chicago housing agency faces challenging role
    Kristin Faust has many concerns when it comes to housing, homeownership and neighborhoods, but prime among them is the disappearance of the middle class. Less than two months into her new job as president of Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago,...
  • Mount Dora to hold ribbon-cutting for Tremain Street Greenway

    Mount Dora to hold ribbon-cutting for Tremain Street Greenway
    MOUNT DORA — Put on your walking shoes, climb on a bike or grab the stroller. City officials will mark the completion of a new bike path and walking trail on Saturday. A ribbon-cutting and grand-opening celebration for the Tremain Street...
  • New York officer shot dead unarmed man in Brooklyn, report says

    New York officer shot dead unarmed man in Brooklyn, report says
    A New York City police officer on routine patrol shot and killed an unarmed man in the dimly lit stairwell of a public housing project in Brooklyn, the New York Times reported on Friday. The uniformed officer and his partner encountered the 28-year-old...
  • Plans for the Luxe get replaced with Lakeside Crossing Winter Park

    Plans for the Luxe get replaced with Lakeside Crossing Winter Park
    New apartments are out, and restaurants and retail are in. And now it’s up to the city government to decide if that’s what they want. Last week, Chuck Whittall, the president of Unicorp National Developments, officially withdrew his...
  • Reader feedback November 22: Examining politicians' gifts, Lincoln Park complex in Hampton almost vacant

    Examining politicians' gifts Virginia sets no limits on who can give how much to politicians but requires elected officials to disclose all gifts of more than $50. This year, in the wake of the scandal over gifts and loans to former Gov. Bob McDonnell...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Personnal moves and recognition at South Florida businesses Nonprofits J.B. Murray, managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs' West Palm Beach office, was named chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin...
  • Re-elect Dressler, elect Gomez in Tamarac

    Re-elect Dressler, elect Gomez in Tamarac
    Mayor: Harry Dressler Tamarac voters have a distinct choice when they select their mayor this election. Harry Dressler, 66, a commissioner since 2006, was appointed to the position after Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco was suspended on public...