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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • United Way seeks 200 volunteers for tax program

    United Way of Palm Beach County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, is looking for 200 volunteers to help provide free tax services throughout the county. The free service provides tax...
  • 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...
  • 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-...