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  • Manchester Food Pantry Seeks Donations

    Manchester Food Pantry Seeks Donations
    MANCHESTER — The Manchester Area Conference of Churches Charities is appealing for food and monetary donations to restock its pantry. "We are clearing the shelves every pantry session as more people are in need of extra help to feed their...
  • Rafael Olmeda: The ice bucket challenge stands apart

    She died two years ago today, August 31, 2012. Diane Riportella was my sister, and Lou Gehrig's disease stole her from our family and her community. She was the most sinful of saints, a fundraiser for numerous charitable causes, a fitness instructor,...
  • 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...
  • Made in America festival looks to go beyond music

    In the next few hours, tens of thousands of fans will descend on Grand Park for the first day of the Made in America festival. The two-day event that could attract up to 50,000 fans during the Labor Day weekend isn’t just an experiment for...
  • Saturday: Shop 'til you drop -- for a good cause

    Saturday: Shop 'til you drop -- for a good cause
    Should you happen to find yourself shopping at a Macy's this Saturday, you can always excuse it as charitable giving. The national retailer holds its ninth annual “Shop For A Cause” charity event on Saturday [Aug. 23] -- which invites...
  • 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,...
  • Joseph Leporati: 'It is like watching your loved ones be buried alive'

    Joseph Leporati: 'It is like watching your loved ones be buried alive'
    J. Christopher Kovats-Bernat's recent letter to the editor, "I won't accept the Ice Bucket Challenge," appears to make a solid case against supporting the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association. Unfortunately, he relies only on quantitative means,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stern Advice: Fall means it's time to hit the (tax) books

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When everyone else starts loading their backpacks and shopping the back-to-school sales, I know it is time for me to dive back into TurboTax. That's because fall is the perfect time to plan my approach to the tax forms I won't...
  • '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...