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  • Elect Catherine Minnis to Miramar City Commission

    Elect Catherine Minnis to Miramar City Commission
    With Seat 4 commissioner Wayne Messam giving up his post to run for mayor, voters in the growing city of Miramar must choose from among three candidates to replace him. All three candidates bring varying credentials, but the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board...
  • Will County Senior Services about out of cash

    Senior Services Center of Will County, which provides a variety of services for senior citizens, now needs help itself. The non-profit agency that serves roughly 64,000 people is asking local towns and the county to pitch in to keep services going for...
  • Taxpayers shouldn't bail out bad landlords

    Taxpayers shouldn't bail out bad landlords
    Condominium associations in Florida are often lambasted for being too strict. Remember when the downtown Orlando tower known as the VUE had a problem with residents not cleaning up after their dogs? Management began doing DNA tests on dog droppings to...
  • Local woman brings lupus walk to Newport News

    Chastity Corbett has been trying to bring a Lupus Foundation of America walk to her hometown of Newport News ever since 2005 when she was diagnosed with the disease. This summer, 10 years later, she will see her goal accomplished when the Lupus...
  • Free tax filing help available through Broward, Palm Beach United Ways

    Free tax filing help available through Broward, Palm Beach United Ways
    Federal taxpayers with a 2014 household income of $60,000 or less are eligible for free income tax preparation services offered by the United Way of Palm Beach County beginning Tuesday. The non-profit agency has partnered with the IRS to provide the...
  • Giant water slide draws revelers to downtown West Palm Beach

    Giant water slide draws revelers to downtown West Palm Beach
    As far as one could see down Clematis Street, there was a giant blue tarp. And sprinting down it were thousands of people clad in bathing suits and T-shirts, clutching onto neon-colored tubes as buckets of water streamed downward. The spectacle was...
  • Around Town: Marriott hosts Newport Beach Jazz Party

    The 15th Newport Beach Jazz Party wraps up its four-day run this weekend with a packed lineup of jazz musicians playing evening concerts, poolside sessions, two brunches and a Valentine's Day dinner at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, 900 Newport...
  • Centenary Stage Company receives grant, and other company news

    Centenary Stage Company receives grant, and other company news
    Centenary Stage Company receives grant The Centenary Stage Company, a nonprofit professional equity theatre in residence on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.J., has recently received a grant of $5,000 from the Sandra S. Kupperman...
  • People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest

    People on the Move: Boca chamber announces winners of young entrepreneur elevator pitch contest
    Hirings, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers. Recognition Lisa Boccard, cancer advocate and community spokeswoman for The Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund with Broward Health Coral Springs was recognized by theAmerican Business Women'...
  • Living amid squalor and no way out: Tymber Skan residents cry for help

    Living amid squalor and no way out: Tymber Skan residents cry for help
    When Jerletha Cosby signed her lease at Tymber Skan, she knew she wasn't getting the Ritz. But she thought she was at least getting a safe, functioning home for her four young children. Instead, she got exposed wires, rodents in the walls, an upstairs...
  • Small sandal business attracts big attention

    Small sandal business attracts big attention
    In a small concrete-block office in downtown Orlando, Julie Colombino — a former Cirque aerialist turned disaster-relief worker — is trying to change the world through sandals. Colombino, 35, is surrounded by scores of them: simple, hand-...