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  • County summit needed on homelessness

    County summit needed on homelessness
    It is good news that the battle between the city of Fort Lauderdale and activists fighting for the right to feed the poor on the beach is headed to a Broward County courtroom. Let the courts give this supercharged issue a needed time-out. Let a...
  • HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets

    HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets
    The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday. "I believe we can," Castro said at the United Way of...
  • Too Many Working Families Can't Make Ends Meet

    Too Many Working Families Can't Make Ends Meet
    It's not a secret that there are significant pockets of poverty in Connecticut: 10 percent of the state's households live below the federal poverty line. There is also, according to a study released Sunday by the 16 United Ways in Connecticut, a large...
  • Snow angels help seniors, disabled get through winter

    PITTSBURGH Growing up in the southernmost part of Texas, Derrick Dupre had never even seen snow until he enlisted in the Navy at 17. Now the 33-year-old neurosurgery resident at Allegheny General Hospital loves it so much he volunteers his time shoveling...
  • United Way study finds working families struggling to get by

    MIAMI Almost half the residents of Florida, including much of the state's glitzy southern half, are barely getting by, living below the federal poverty level or struggling to pay for food, housing, childcare and other basic needs, according to a United...
  • Study: More than 4 in 10 Palm, Broward households struggle to make ends meet

    Study: More than 4 in 10 Palm, Broward households struggle to make ends meet
    Stagnant wages and a high cost of living are preventing more than four of 10 households in Palm Beach and Broward counties from saving and even affording basic necessities, and households that struggle the most can be found in the region’s oldest,...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    LOUIS E. COSTANZO was promoted to president at L.R. Costanzo Co. Inc., a family-owned construction-services company in Scranton. As a fourth-generation Costanzo, he has earned a master of business administration degree from Cornell University's S.C....
  • Stand up for Broward's children

    Stand up for Broward's children
    On Nov. 4, Broward voters will be asked to make an important decision regarding the health, well being and success of the children of Broward; the reauthorization of the Children's Services Council of Broward County. The Children's Services Council...
  • Wethersfield's Keane Carnival Is This Weekend

    WETHERSFIELD — The Richard M. Keane Foundation is sponsoring its sixth annual carnival at Cove Park this weekend. The carnival began at 5 p.m. Friday and will continue from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The event is free and...
  • Voters to decide on re-authorizing Children's Services Council of Broward

    Voters to decide on re-authorizing Children's Services Council of Broward
    Voters will be asked Nov. 4 whether to re-authorize the Children's Services Council of Broward County. A "yes" vote means continuing to pay the same property tax that funds programs for at-risk children, including after-school programs, swimming...
  • Molly Shattuck charged with rape and sexual contact with minor

    Molly Shattuck charged with rape and sexual contact with minor
    Molly Shattuck, the former Ravens cheerleader who was married to onetime Constellation Energy CEO Mayo A. Shattuck III, was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree rape and unlawful sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy, Delaware State Police...