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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs

    Report: 25 Percent Of Connecticut Households Above Federal Poverty Level But Struggle To Meet Basic Needs
    About a quarter of Connecticut households are above the federal poverty level but have earnings or retirement income that is barely enough to meet basic necessities, the Connecticut United Ways say in a new report. The income threshold varies by...
  • County summit needed on homelessness

    County summit needed on homelessness
    It is good news that the battle between the city of Fort Lauderdale and activists fighting for the right to feed the poor on the beach is headed to a Broward County courtroom. Let the courts give this supercharged issue a needed time-out. Let a...
  • HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets

    HUD secretary says L.A., nation on track to house all homeless vets
    The U.S. is on track to end veteran homelessness by the end of next year, even in Los Angeles, the epicenter of the problem, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said Saturday. "I believe we can," Castro said at the United Way of...
  • 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,...
  • 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...