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  • Ferguson Isn't Far Off To CCSU Students

    Ferguson Isn't Far Off To CCSU Students
    As I write this, I'm going over Monday's lecture for the class I teach at Central Connecticut State University. In the wake of Ferguson, I'm going to take a bucket to class and set it down front. I'll hand out pieces of paper to my students, ask them to...
  • 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...
  • State's Cost Of Living Leaves Many Short

    State's Cost Of Living Leaves Many Short
    The American dream is that if you work hard, you can expect to get ahead financially. For most of us, that means you can save money, buy a reliable car, purchase a home if you want, afford quality child care, send your children to college, handle...
  • 1 de diciembre, Día Mundial del Sida: ¡Hágase la prueba!

    1 de diciembre, Día Mundial del Sida: ¡Hágase la prueba!
    Hoy 1 de diciembre es el Día Mundial del Sida, una fecha para recordar a aquellos que hemos perdido a consecuencia de esta pandemia, y este año se cumple el aniversario número 26 de la escogencia de este día para este fin. El lema de este año es...
  • La importancia de dar en Thanksgiving

    La importancia de dar en Thanksgiving
    Aunque algunos lo aprovechen como excusa para disfrutar de un festín a lo largo de un extenso fin de semana; y otros lo consideran simplemente como la fiesta previa al Viernes Negro de compras, el Día de Acción de Gracias (Thanskgiving) representa en...
  • United Way, Broward County have a plan, call for consensus on helping homeless

    United Way, Broward County have a plan, call for consensus on helping homeless
      As previous editorials have stated, Broward County does have a 10-year plan to end homelessness. The plan was updated last year with the help of the community of homeless service providers and the National Alliance to End Homelessness, a nationally-...
  • Volunteering can be good for both mind and body

    The upcoming holiday season may inspire you to volunteer your time and talent to a deserving cause or person. And it's a gift that will come right back to you. Science backs the mood-boosting benefits of being of service to others. "We grow up learning...
  • Community: Volunteer named Woman Achiever

    Burbank volunteer Marva Murphy recently joined an elite group of female leaders as Business Life Magazine's Women Achievers. She was nominated by the Zonta Club of the Burbank Area. Before starting her own public relations firm, 2M Communications, Murphy...
  • More members of Wolf transition team

    The line-up for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team is growing. Straight from the news release, here's the members of Team wolf's steering committee that will review government agencies Neal Bisno Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...
  • Middletown Area Becomes Latest To Use 2-1-1 To Combat Homelessness

    MIDDLETOWN — Middlesex County along with Meriden and Wallingford on Monday became the sixth of eight zones in the state to join the 2-1-1 system to provide better services to the homeless. The Connecticut Coordinated Access Network will receive...