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  • 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...
  • Experts Discuss Tie Between Athletes And Domestic Violence

    Experts Discuss Tie Between Athletes And Domestic Violence
    WEST HAVEN – The recent string of domestic violence cases among NFL players has made for millions of posts on social media, miles of copy in print and online, and endless opinion. At the University of New Haven on Wednesday, three panelists of...
  • Literary Joy In Peninsula Pages

    Literary Joy In Peninsula Pages
    The love of books and reading — my guess is that's what brought you to this page. I also guess you enjoy a story, real or fiction, that will entertain, enlighten or enrich your life in some way. I do too. Books are important to me. Reading is...
  • 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...
  • Charity-minded events for beer lovers

    Charity-minded events for beer lovers
    Beer lovers, rejoice. Oktoberfest is almost upon us, but while you're ticking off options on where to do your weekend drinking, consider a couple of big-hearted events that offer good beer and karma in equal supply: - On Friday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.,...
  • Family literacy is enhanced by new Lehigh Valley program

    Family literacy is enhanced by new Lehigh Valley program
    The young mother arrived at The Literacy Center with two young children and their grandmother. The mother was registering for English as a Second Language classes while the grandmother — who spoke no English — watched the kids, but she wasn'...
  • Language classes important

         A guy I've corresponded with often over the years had the following reaction to my recent column about new funding to buy foreign language and dual language children's books for the Allentown Public Library so more non-English speakers can read to...
  • Easton Weed and Seed's future in jeopardy

    Easton Weed and Seed's future in jeopardy
    Financial pressures might force Easton to end a decade-old social services program it inherited when the state stopped footing the bill. But Mayor Sal Panto Jr. says if he can find the cash — a state grant, federal funding or some other source...
  • Greater Hartford Last In Survey Of Charitable Giving

    Greater Hartford Last In Survey Of Charitable Giving
    Greater Hartford is the least generous region among the 50 largest metro areas in terms of charitable giving, according to a report released Monday by The Chronicle Of Philanthropy. The report measures giving in households that claim itemized deductions,...
  • United Way supporters started their day at 'Breakfast of Champions'

    United Way of Palm Beach County welcomed 350 of its closest friends and dedicated supporters to its annual fundraising campaign kickoff event, "Breakfast of Champions," at the Kravis Center Sept. 10. The signature event was attended by local...
  • Deaths of 'most vulnerable' homeless bring call for change

    Deaths of 'most vulnerable' homeless bring call for change
    One man had a heart attack walking from his camp. A woman bled to death from cirrhosis. Two people died of cancer. And a 31-year-old man with schizophrenia was found drowned in a downtown Orlando lake — the result of an apparent suicide. In all,...