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  • Kickin' it Country: Community leaders to celebrate achievements during the Urban League of Broward County's 'Red Gala'

    The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC), a nonprofit human services organization, will recognize three community leaders at its "Red Gala" presented by Wells Fargo Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center....
  • Made in America festival looks to go beyond music

    In the next few hours, tens of thousands of fans will descend on Grand Park for the first day of the Made in America festival. The two-day event that could attract up to 50,000 fans during the Labor Day weekend isn’t just an experiment for...
  • NFL unveils stiffer penalties for domestic violence; Ravens partner with House of Ruth

    NFL unveils stiffer penalties for domestic violence; Ravens partner with House of Ruth
    A month after suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice two games for domestic violence, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged he "didn't get it right" and announced significantly harsher penalties for players who commit abuse or sexual assault,...
  • Demand High As Enfield Group Distributes School Supplies

    More than 500 free backpacks were distributed to Enfield students on Aug. 25, and that still wasn't enough to meet the demand. Organizers of the Educational Resources for Children's Summer Lunch Bunch program expected that 600 people might show up...
  • QNB Bank helps United Way to stuff the bus and other company news

    QNB Bank helps United Way to stuff the bus and other company news
    QNB helps Bucks groups collect school supplies QNB recently participated in the Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive organized by United Way of Bucks County, Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce, and Quakertown Alive. Stuff the Bus is a campaign designed to...
  • YMCA celebrates 170th birthday with new programs

    The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....
  • Raymond D. EdwardsAugust 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014

    Raymond D. Edwards<br/>August 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014
    Born August 21, 1918 in Los Angeles, was raised in Glendale, California, and passed away August 11, 2014 in Palm Desert, California.  His parents, Irma and John, brother Joe, sister Evelyn and his wife of 64 years Editha, preceded him in death. Ray is a...
  • Suicide can be prevented, with help: My Word

    The sudden passing of beloved entertainer Robin Williams is bringing to light the hidden battles faced by millions of Americans every day. Indeed, Williams was not alone in his struggles with depression and anxiety. According to the National Institute...
  • Agencies, charities step forward to assist needy in Ferguson, Mo.

    FERGUSON, Mo. The residents of the Canfield Green Apartments and their neighbors started lining up at the drop-in help center on West Florissant Avenue at 5 a.m. Thursday. "By 9 a.m., we had over 250 people there and we didn't even open until 10," said...
  • NAI Summit represents tenant in lease renewal, and other Lehigh Valley company news

    NAI Summit represents tenant in lease renewal Mike Adams of NAI Summit recently represented tenant WEL in the lease renewal for 66,928 square feet of warehouse space at 200 Cascade Drive in Allentown. WEL Cos. is a creative logistics company that...
  • Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams

    Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams
    In the wake of the high-profile suicide of comedian Robin Williams, Central Florida's main crisis hotline reports a surge in callers who feel depressed, lost and isolated. "Suicide is a very taboo subject. We don't usually talk about it," said Josette...