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  • Virgen: Lott Trophy Watch List players announced

    David Baker, the president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, couldn't help but laugh Friday at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, where he told the story about giving Ray Guy some good news. Everyone in attendance for the Ronnie Lott IMPACT (Integrity,...
  • IUN to host annual forum on child abuse, neglect

    In observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Indiana University Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs and its community partners will host the 25th Annual Forum on Child Abuse and Neglect, beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, April...
  • Career Spotlight: Alexia Savage, United Way of Palm Beach County

    Career Spotlight: Alexia Savage, United Way of Palm Beach County
    Who: United Way of Palm Beach County recently promoted Alexia Savage to the new position of senior vice president of communications and resource development. The move is an extension of the role she has filled for the last three years as vice president of...
  • Rallying students to rise above

    Rallying students to rise above
    Even through life's ups and downs, it's critically important to make the right decisions when it comes to drugs, alcohol, drinking, peer pressure and bullying. That message was delivered to more than 4,500 students during the third annual Above the...
  • Kane County sets up GoFundMe campaign for Fairdale victims

    Kane County sets up GoFundMe campaign for Fairdale victims
    Kane County has set up a relief fund for Fairdale residents in the wake of a devastating tornado that leveled the small town. Fairdale, located in DeKalb County, has received truckloads of donations so much so that it is overwhelming, said Kane County...
  • United Way raises $10.8 million

    The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley's 2014 campaign raised $10.8 million. About 400 companies and 23,000 individuals contributed to the campaign, according to a news release from the United Way. The $10.8 million was more than last year's total,...
  • Kitty Conley's Scratching Post

    Happy Birthday April 4 Dave Egofske April 6 Charlie Kaper As we start the Tridium, remember that the sin you want forgiveness from may be a sin — not one because of what you did but what you failed to do. And yes, we are our brother's keepers....
  • Shelter director grew into leadership role

    Shelter director grew into leadership role
    Lisa Wein laughs when asked about the changes she has seen in 18 years as the executive director of Haven House, the Hammond domestic violence shelter. "Well, when I started this job, I had no gray hair and no arthritis," she said. Even more...
  • April Food Day goal: Meet need until fall

    April Food Day goal: Meet need until fall
    A movement to help keep local food pantries stocked through September is under way and is set to culminate Wednesday — "April Food Day" — with a large-scale packing and distribution event at the Tinley Park Convention Center, according to...
  • Carole Sibel

    Carole Sibel
    Carole Sibel, a dynamic figure in Baltimore's charitable fundraising scene once described as a "mini United Way," died of cancer Friday at her Stevenson home. She was 79. "Carole was a one and only, and anybody who knew her had a life enriched," said...
  • 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...