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  • For Bethlehem witnesses, Tollefson trial emotional

    For Bethlehem witnesses, Tollefson trial emotional
    DOYLESTOWN — To John Jaindl, Don Tollefson wasn't just a famous Philly sportscaster who came to his Bethlehem bar, Tally Ho Tavern, when the Eagles were at training camp at Lehigh University each summer. Tollefson was a friend. So, when...
  • Miami-born baseball player hits a home run for local children's charities

    Miami-born baseball player hits a home run for local children's charities
    Baseball player Jon Jay is no stranger to giving back. The big-hearted outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals is hosting a bowling challenge fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 31 at Splitsville Lanes, 5701 Sunset...
  • Face Off For Charity

    Face Off For Charity
    Sometimes, the best gift is finding out that someone else cares. When the someone turns out to be an entire team of hockey players and their significant others, that gift counts as a power play. Over the holiday season, The Phantoms Family — wives...
  • The Pyle family's star rose as the Internet boomed, giving them wealth to share

    The Pyle family's star rose as the Internet boomed, giving them wealth to share
    As an inventor with limited business skills, Terry Slattery needed to find someone who could help his tech startup blossom. Headhunters told him there was one person in Annapolis better for the job than any other. Don Pyle. Slattery brought Pyle...
  • Young volunteers work hard at diabetes charity

    Young volunteers work hard at diabetes charity
    Members of the Youth Leader Program of the PADRE Foundation, an Orange-based diabetes charity, helped renovate the home of a military veteran in Yorba Linda last weekend in a project with Habitat for Humanity. Tisha Jenkins of Costa Mesa, a volunteer...
  • From Lemonade Stand To Cancer Charity

    From Lemonade Stand To Cancer Charity
    Thumbs up to the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, the children's-cancer-fighting charity that began in 2000 with a small neighborhood lemonade stand in West Hartford. The original Alex, Alexandra Scott, died in 2004 at age 8, but the organization just...
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  • You're invited: Modern party etiquette

    You're invited: Modern party etiquette
    How many birthday parties has your child been invited to this year? It can be overwhelming: remembering to RSVP, finding alternate plans for a sibling, getting a gift, etc. Kid birthday parties have moved from the simple to the outright extravagant, and...
  • Help Them to Hope: Campaign ends with $54,883.09 raised

    The 2014-15 Help Them to Hope holiday fundraising campaign has ended with nearly $55,000 raised. Money collected will stay in Lake County to aid residents in need. While this season’s campaign is over, donations are accepted throughout the year....
  • USC ranks 3rd in nation for fundraising, bested by Harvard and Stanford

    USC ranks 3rd in nation for fundraising, bested by Harvard and Stanford
    USC is once again ranked third among U.S. universities for its fundraising successes, according to a national survey being released Wednesday. USC was reported to have received nearly $732 million in gifts in 2014. The annual survey by the Council for...
  • With JRW's title gone, what of the $200,000-plus the league received?

     With JRW's title gone, what of the $200,000-plus the league received?
    The first Chicago team in 31 years to reach the Little League World Series received widespread support during its run. When Jackie Robinson West returned home, the players enjoyed a parade not unlike the ones for pro teams. There also was a financial...