| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Burglars aren't being caught red-handed anymore, they're ending up marked by a black light-detectable liquid that's reducing crime, according to Boynton Beach police.
And thanks to a succesful roll out of the liquid in several Boynton Beach...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:10 AM
More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens.
"I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Hundreds more problem properties in Baltimore are finding new buyers as the city steps up the use of decades-old law designed to root out negligent owners.
The law, which community groups pioneered in the early 1990s, allows property owners to be sued...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:28 PM
When it comes to Central Florida fundraising events, volunteer projects and worthy causes, there's never an off season. Or a dull moment.
This week you can:
- Join Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area in Fixing Up the Neighborhood in...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The close of May brings with it so many iconic images: warm temperatures, blooming foliage and a long line of college graduates who stride across stages nationwide to accept diplomas, snap selfies and solemnly move tassels from right to left,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...
| May 29, 2014
As an international nonprofit, Habitat for Humanity has made its name helping people with financial challenges move from renting to homeownership.
The organization was one of the more prolific homebuilders during the depths of the recession, offering...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Poised to take on life’s next adventure, nearly 600 John Burroughs High School graduates celebrated the end of their high school career on Thursday during a ceremony on the school’s Memorial Field.
“I’m ready to graduate,”...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Patricia Lee Myers, a long time La Canada resident, died in her home on April 29th, 2014. She had lived for 94 years. If the sense of hearing is indeed the last to retire, then while being comforted by the supportive and loving hands of her family, her...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:09 PM
In Wednesday’s column, I highlighted what I called “Milestones of Humanity” – amazing benchmarks reached by Central Florida’s nonprofit community.
It started with Give Kids the World – which hosted its 130,000 kid...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:44 AM
She's been singing for a while, and she's toured extensively throughout the world, but Canadian-born jazz singer and pianist Carol Welsman still calls herself the new kid on the block. Welsman, who will be appearing at the Glendale Alex Theatre on May...