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  • Scott Armstrong, Lewis Gould Jr.: School districts need paycheck protection

    Across Pennsylvania, school districts and taxpayers are facing the same problem: The costs associated with public education are rapidly escalating. Poor urban school districts such as Allentown, already dealing with poor performance outcomes, are...
  • Frustration in Waukegan mounts as strike drags on

    Frustration in Waukegan mounts as strike drags on
    As the Waukegan teachers' strike entered Week 4 last week, community members appear increasingly frustrated — with striking teachers, School District 60 officials, or both — at the lack of resolution. "This has certainly had a deleterious...
  • PHOTO GALLERY: Broward Mayor's Gala 2014

    PHOTO GALLERY: Broward Mayor's Gala 2014
     Hundreds of business, civic and political leaders filled the Broward County Convention Center on Saturday night for the 2014 Mayor's Gala benefiting the United Way.
  • Food trucks rally for Hopkins' United Way campaign

    Food trucks rally for Hopkins' United Way campaign
    For the third year, Baltimore's food trucks are rallying at Johns Hopkins sites for the weeklong kick-off of the university's United Way campaigns. It's the Food Truck Frenzy. On Tuesday, Kooper's Chowhound, GrrChe, The Jolly Pig, Kommie Pig and Darua...
  • United Way looking for 200 tax volunteers

    United Way looking for 200 tax volunteers
    The United Way of Palm Beach County is looking for 200 volunteers to help provide free tax services to those with an annual household income of $59,000 or less. The United Way has partnered with the IRS to help provide the Volunteer Income Tax...
  • Scavello leads by charitable example

    I recently read a comment that criticized state Rep. Mario Scavello's charitable giving. It characterized a particular donation as small and for political gain. That person is uninformed. I have known Scavello for more than 25 years and worked with him...
  • Donations wanted to help buy school clothes for homeless students

    Donations wanted to help buy school clothes for homeless students
    Between controversy over Common Core, new and tougher standardized tests, fluctuating hormones and peer pressure, kids have enough on their minds without having to worry that their families have no money for school clothes. And for 5,450 students in...
  • Estudiantes sin techo recibirán ropa nueva

    Estudiantes sin techo recibirán ropa nueva
    Un programa que ayuda a familias que se encuentran sin techo quiere que los padres se enfrenten a una preocupación menos: donará ropa nueva para que sus hijos tengan su atuendo para asistir a la escuela. En los condados de Orange y Osceola 5,450...
  • Easton Weed and Seed's future in jeopardy

    Easton Weed and Seed's future in jeopardy
    Financial pressures might force Easton to end a decade-old social services program it inherited when the state stopped footing the bill. But Mayor Sal Panto Jr. says if he can find the cash — a state grant, federal funding or some other source...
  • Cathy Malloy: 'We've Got Our Eye On The Ball'

    Cathy Malloy: 'We've Got Our Eye On The Ball'
    Cathy Malloy hasn't appeared in any TV ads. She doesn't do political press conferences. And you won't find her mingling with voters on the fair-and-festival circuit. With a few notable exceptions, she has largely avoided the hot glare of life on the...
  • Urban League takes on new focus, resumes search for CEO

    Urban League takes on new focus, resumes search for CEO
    Nearly a year after the departure of Allie Braswell, the Central Florida Urban League is resuming its search for his replacement. The quest for the next president and CEO was suspended in March as the result of a budget crisis that forced the 36-year-...