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  • Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year

    Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year
    At McCormick & Co.'s "innovation" center in Hunt Valley, where consumers give feedback on flavors, restaurants get help with menus and company chefs experiment with sauces, Alan D. Wilson headed to the studio to film a video. It would be shown at...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs

    New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs
    MIDDLETOWN — The Youth Services Bureau has created a new website that will be a directory for the dozens of sports programs and extracurricular activities students can participate in. The site, middletownyouthconnections.org, went up in...
  • Study sounds clarion call for working class

    Study sounds clarion call for working class
    They hold jobs, pay taxes and provide services in a key part of Florida's economy. Unfortunately, too many of these workers are finding it harder and harder to live here. Financial hardship shouldn't be an issue in a state that brags about its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...