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  • United Way behind park's new makeover

    United Way behind park's new makeover
    A mighty volunteer army, more than 600 strong, began gathering in the dawn hours at Fort Lauderdale's Osswald Park on a recent Friday even as the rain came down on the staging area roof. The volunteers, assembled by United Way of Broward County and...
  • Florida agency text messages will guide future college students

    Florida agency text messages will guide future college students
    Florida high school students and their families can now get text message reminders about important registration deadlines at 14 Florida schools. The new "Going to College" program is an effort to help students and parents stay on target for a college...
  • Sandy Hook Two Years Later: Where Is The Aid Going?

    Sandy Hook Two Years Later: Where Is The Aid Going?
    At a recent meeting of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, the mother of one of the 20 children killed two years ago said trying to get help has been at best confusing, and at worst impossible, for many families. "It is absolutely...
  • More Residents Needed To Donate Gifts For Neighbors In Newington

    More Residents Needed To Donate Gifts For Neighbors In Newington
    NEWINGTON -- The town Human Services Department is looking for about 100 more residents to take part in its gift-matching program. Under the program, a donor is matched with an anonymous eligible resident and told what holiday presents that person would...
  • Parade, giant LED snowflakes help Light a Light of Love raise $100,000 for youth shelter

    Parade, giant LED snowflakes help Light a Light of Love raise $100,000 for youth shelter
    Huntington Beach's 18th Light a Light of Love holiday festival brought about 4,000 people to Main Street on Sunday and raised $100,000 for Community Service Programs' Huntington Beach Youth Shelter to help the shelter cope with recent losses of grant...
  • In the Pipeline: Youth shelter needs our help

    In the Pipeline: Youth shelter needs our help
    I know many of you attended the snowflake lighting at the Light a Light of Love on Sunday evening near the pier. It was a wonderful event as usual, and I wondered while looking over the huge crowd how many people knew that the spectacle was to benefit...
  • Armstrong honored as first female mayor in city

    Former Plantation Mayor Rae Carole Armstrong was recently honored by United Way for being the first woman to become a commissioner, as well as mayor, in the city of Plantation. As a part of the celebrations surrounding Broward County's 100th year, United...
  • Turkey Day trots gain momentum

    Turkey Day trots gain momentum
    She runs only about three 5Ks each year, but Jill Yesner says she'll never miss Thanksgiving Day. "I guess everybody wants to burn off the calories before they eat," says Yesner, of Boca Raton, who'll run the sixth annual Adolph & Rose Levis JCC 5K in...
  • Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year

    Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year
    At McCormick & Co.'s "innovation" center in Hunt Valley, where consumers give feedback on flavors, restaurants get help with menus and company chefs experiment with sauces, Alan D. Wilson headed to the studio to film a video. It would be shown at...
  • Nominate a local business for innovation

    Nominate a local business for innovation
    You can nominate your business or another for the 2nd Annual Innovation Awards sponsored by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and Florida Power & Light Co. Nominations are due on Monday. Forms are online at ftlchamber.com/innovation. The...
  • Amazon values same-sex equality, but its charitable-giving plan clashes

    SEATTLE Amazon.com is among the most progressive companies when it comes to sexual-orientation equality, offering benefits to same-sex partners of its employees and covering transgender surgical procedures. At the same time, though, Amazon also gives...