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  • ComEd customers unknowingly contributing millions to charity

    Commonwealth Edison's customers have been unknowingly contributing millions of dollars to the utility's charities, including politically influential groups and projects that have close ties to company executives. ComEd's charitable contributions have...
  • Will County Senior Services about out of cash

    Senior Services Center of Will County, which provides a variety of services for senior citizens, now needs help itself. The non-profit agency that serves roughly 64,000 people is asking local towns and the county to pitch in to keep services going for...
  • Taxpayers shouldn't bail out bad landlords

    Taxpayers shouldn't bail out bad landlords
    Condominium associations in Florida are often lambasted for being too strict. Remember when the downtown Orlando tower known as the VUE had a problem with residents not cleaning up after their dogs? Management began doing DNA tests on dog droppings to...
  • People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest

    People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest
    Hirings, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Recognition Lisa Boccard, cancer advocate and community spokeswoman for The Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund with Broward Health Coral Springs was recognized by theAmerican Business Women'...
  • Centenary Stage Company receives grant, and other company news

    Centenary Stage Company receives grant, and other company news
    Centenary Stage Company receives grant The Centenary Stage Company, a nonprofit professional equity theatre in residence on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.J., has recently received a grant of $5,000 from the Sandra S. Kupperman...
  • Small Orlando sandal business attracts big attention

    In a small concrete-block office in downtown Orlando, Julie Colombino — a former Cirque aerialist turned disaster-relief worker — is trying to change the world through sandals. Colombino, 35, is surrounded by scores of them: simple, hand-...
  • United Way campaign raises more than $1M

    The United Way of the Laurel Highlands took to the ice Friday to thank the community for another year of exceptional support. United Way announced during the Johnstown Tomahawks hockey game at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena that it raised $1,045,...
  • Giant water slide draws revelers to downtown West Palm Beach

    Giant water slide draws revelers to downtown West Palm Beach
    As far as one could see down Clematis Street, there was a giant blue tarp. And sprinting down it were thousands of people clad in bathing suits and T-shirts, clutching onto neon-colored tubes as buckets of water streamed downward. The spectacle was...
  • Around Town: Marriott hosts Newport Beach Jazz Party

    The 15th Newport Beach Jazz Party wraps up its four-day run this weekend with a packed lineup of jazz musicians playing evening concerts, poolside sessions, two brunches and a Valentine's Day dinner at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport...
  • New homeless shelter opens with fanfare, concerns

    New homeless shelter opens with fanfare, concerns
    The Coalition for the Homeless unveiled its new $6.6 million men's shelter Wednesday, drawing both praise for the Orlando nonprofit's transformation and concerns that the emergency shelter it once offered is gone. In a confetti-strewn grand opening...
  • Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City

    Hartford's Report Card: 10 Ways To Measure The City
    Though the calendar and the weather forecasters say it's winter, there's a hint of spring in Hartford's step. High-end apartments are sprouting. A Double-A minor-league ballpark is in the offing. School scores are rising. Crime is being tamped down. The...