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  • 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...
  • Thanks to $10,000 donation, fire-damaged Allentown school can buy supplies

    Thanks to $10,000 donation, fire-damaged Allentown school can buy supplies
    When Cleveland Elementary School shuttered its doors two weeks ago because of a small fire, Allentown School District officials weren't able to retrieve any books, papers, pencils or crayons for students. Now, they'll be able to buy school supplies...
  • Focus on education, income, health: My Word

    Focus on education, income, health: My Word
    With the 2015 legislative session underway in Tallahassee, new research shows that nearly half the state's households struggle to afford the basic necessities of housing, child care, food, health care and transportation. These are men and women of all...
  • Bethlehem to land Promise Neighborhood

    Bethlehem to land Promise Neighborhood
    When Yamil Sanchez Rivera looks at Bethlehem, he doesn't see just one neighborhood or section of the city where children might need a helping hand. He sees many, from some South Side neighborhoods to public housing in the northeast. And that is one of...
  • Southeast Toyota Distributors appoints lawyer Todd Clarke as VP

    Southeast Toyota Distributors appoints lawyer Todd Clarke as VP
    Southeast Toyota Distributors, part of JM Family Enterprises based in Deerfield Beach, appointed lawyer Todd Clarke as vice president and general counsel. Clarke, 42, joined JM Family in 2004 after working as a trial lawyer for six years in Colorado and...
  • Unlock your heart

    Unlock your heart
    The annual "Hab-a-Hearts Luncheon," benefiting Palm Beach Habilitation Center, will take place Feb. 16 at Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach. The event, themed "Unlock Your Heart," will include an afternoon of sumptuous lunch, guest speaker Tiffany Kenney and...
  • Alertan sobre tráfico de niñas en S. Florida

    Alertan sobre tráfico de niñas en S. Florida
    Incluso en los supuestamente idílicos lugares suburbanos del sur de Florida, las niñas son vulnerables de caer en el bajo mundo de la prostitución y el tráfico humano, advirtieron el lunes pasado líderes políticos y defensores de los niños. "Es algo que...
  • Victaulic connects with its employees

    Victaulic connects with its employees
    Victaulic Co. gets its name from the combination of two words, "victory" and "hydraulics," offering an etymological glimpse of the company's history. The company was born from a request from England's War Department to develop a method of joining pipe...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Grant helps veterans get legal assistance

    Grant helps veterans get legal assistance
    Thanks to a hefty new grant, a few more Broward County veterans may soon get some needed help. Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project, which provides free legal assistance to local veterans, recently received a $50,000 grant from the NBCUniversal...