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  • New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs

    New Middletown Youth Services Website Promotes Programs
    MIDDLETOWN — The Youth Services Bureau has created a new website that will be a directory for the dozens of sports programs and extracurricular activities students can participate in. The site, middletownyouthconnections.org, went up in...
  • Kickin' it Country: Community leaders to celebrate achievements during the Urban League of Broward County's 'Red Gala'

    The Urban League of Broward County (ULBC), a nonprofit human services organization, will recognize three community leaders at its "Red Gala" presented by Wells Fargo Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Volunteering can be good for both mind and body

    The upcoming holiday season may inspire you to volunteer your time and talent to a deserving cause or person. And it's a gift that will come right back to you. Science backs the mood-boosting benefits of being of service to others. "We grow up learning...
  • United Way, Broward County have a plan, call for consensus on helping homeless

    United Way, Broward County have a plan, call for consensus on helping homeless
      As previous editorials have stated, Broward County does have a 10-year plan to end homelessness. The plan was updated last year with the help of the community of homeless service providers and the National Alliance to End Homelessness, a nationally-...