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  • Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

    Demolition on deck for Stengel Field
    Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down. Brick will be replaced with aluminum and permanent will give way to temporary. The Jewel City athletic institution, built in 1949 and named in honor of legendary New York Yankees...
  • Maxine Waters, Other Lawmakers Press FCC for Diversity in Merger Reviews

    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and 51 other lawmakers, including members of the Congressional Black Caucus, are pressing the FCC to ensure that upcoming mergers include "enforceable commitments" to boost media ownership, programming, advertising and...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Grant Aids Families Coping With Parent In Prison

    A grant of $206,243 to provide assistance to families whose lives have been affected by having a loved one in prison has been awarded to Families in Crisis by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The grant will allow the agency to launch new...
  • Glencoe's North Shore Exchange has huge fundraising year

    Glencoe's North Shore Exchange has huge fundraising year
    For 88 years, the thrift shop run by the Women's Library Club of Glencoe was staffed by volunteers tasked with collecting village residents' donations of used clothing and furniture, with the resale profits benefiting charities. But by 2012, employees...
  • Foundation awards $3.1 million to nonprofits in Palm Beach, Martin counties

    The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties just approved $3.1 million in competitive grants to 38 local nonprofits, including $337,000 for groups from south Palm Beach County. That's double the amount of competitive grants awarded a year...
  • The Planner: Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick Conference

    This week Tuesday Artists grant workshop, 5:30 p.m., Broward County Main Library, Cybrary Computer Lab, 7th Floor, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Application workshop of the Creative Investment Program, for interested Broward-based artists,...
  • Albert A. Logan Jr., Boys' Latin teacher

    Albert A. Logan Jr., Boys' Latin teacher
    Albert Asbury "Ab" Logan Jr., a retired Boys' Latin School teacher who worked in Baltimore neighborhood organizing in the 1970s, died of cancer Aug. 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 70. Born in Pittsburgh, he was the son of...
  • Balancing Act: Ask questions before you volunteer

    Attorney Maria Torres remembers the day when her desire to volunteer took a disconcerting turn. She needed to finish up a legal brief and rush to a business lunch, and the programming committee chair for her volunteer organization was dragging out the...
  • Peninsula churches take advantage of online giving

     Peninsula churches take advantage of online giving
    At several churches on the Peninsula, the collection plate comes in a digital form. Churches in the area, including those serving Baptist, Catholic and nondenominational congregations, allow their members to donate online as a one-time or recurring...
  • 'Detroit won't recover' without grand bargain, city's bankruptcy lawyer says

    DETORIT The grand bargain to help resolve Detroit's bankruptcy offers a fair and lucrative resolution of the city-owned Detroit Institute of Arts, the city's top bankruptcy lawyer argued Tuesday. Jones Day bankruptcy lawyer Bruce Bennett offering opening...