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  • L.A. proves again that law enforcement won't solve homelessness

    L.A. proves again that law enforcement won't solve homelessness
    Early Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man known to his neighbors as "Africa." Initial reports suggest that Africa had been living on the streets of skid row since being released from a mental health facility last year....
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ROBERT McCRILLISROBERT MONK have been hired as vice president and commercial loan officers at Bucks County Bank. McCrillis will be responsible for growing the Bank's commercial loan portfolio. McCrillis has more than 20 years of lending and bank-sales...
  • Vanessa Allen marks five years as Urban League chief

    Vanessa Allen marks five years as Urban League chief
    Vanessa Allen has been on the move almost from the moment she was sworn in as president and CEO of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana in 2010 at a brief Merrillville Town Hall Complex ceremony, jumping on a flight just hours later to attend a...
  • Senior Services Center faces more cuts in Will County

    Senior Services Center faces more cuts in Will County
    More cutbacks and changes are coming to the Senior Services Center of Will County, as the independent non-profit agency struggles with lower state payments and fewer grants and contributions. "This is the reality of social services. We have to be lean...
  • 'Power of the Purse' raises $23,000 for United Way

    'Power of the Purse' raises $23,000 for United Way
    Barrington Area United Way: 'Power of the Purse' Benefiting: Barrington Area United Way program to support the unmet needs of the women and girls in the community Date: March 5 Location: The Onion Pub, Lake Barrington Attended: 120+ Raised: $23,...
  • Tools for Schools drive a big success

    Tools for Schools drive a big success
    An annual fundraising effort to provide school supplies recently concluded with a distribution drive to more than 600 teachers throughout the county. The Tools for Schools program, organized by Publix and the United Way of Broward County, has...
  • St. Luke's to move 1,000 employees to former Agere headquarters

    About 1,000 employees of St. Luke's University Hospital Network are poised to move into the former Agere Systems headquarters, breathing new life into the modern landmark along Route 22 once thought left for dead by corporate turnover, the network...
  • Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year

    Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year
    Back in 2009, when the bottom was dropping out of the U.S. economy, it was a gamble to major in construction management. That's when Ian Rogers, now 23, started at Central Connecticut State University. "There were times I was kind of afraid because I...
  • United Way urges nonprofits to take part in Great Give

    United Way of Palm Beach and Martin Counties and the Community Foundation will join forces May 5 and 6 for their second annual Great Give, a 24-hour online fundraising event to support local nonprofits. Last year, more than 330 nonprofits signed up to...
  • Local artist's work shines through the fabric of social media

    Local artist's work shines through the fabric of social media
    Liza Hathaway Matthews' return to her art was simple expedition. Her daughter wanted a painting for her bedroom, found a picture she liked and said, "Mom, can you do this?" The Baltimore mother of three had a fine-arts degree in painting with a minor in...
  • More people asking for free tax preparation help

    More people asking for free tax preparation help
    More people are seeking free help preparing their federal tax returns in Broward and Palm Beach counties. The United Way of Broward County is seeing about a 10 percent to 15 percent increase in tax returns filed by volunteers trained by the IRS, said...