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  • 200 ADT workers renovate Habitat house

    200 ADT workers renovate Habitat house
    In 90-degree heat Wednesday, 20 ADT employees spent their day cutting plywood and nailing it to the frame of a Habitat for Humanity house in West Palm Beach. "I'm having a blast," said Steve Shapiro, vice president of industry relations, his forehead...
  • How to give a commencement speech after you've been fired

    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,...
  • Habitat for Humanity builds its image on Michigan Avenue

    Habitat for Humanity builds its image on Michigan Avenue
    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...
  • John Burroughs High sends off grads

    John Burroughs High sends off grads
    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,”...
  • Patricia Lee MyersNovember 6, 1919 - April 29, 2014

    Patricia Lee Myers<br/>November 6, 1919 - April 29, 2014
    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...
  • Kim Leatherman

    Kim Leatherman
    Kim Alan Leatherman, who had owned a Talbot County landscaping business and was a charity auctioneer, died of pulmonary fibrosis May 9 at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Dorchester. The Easton resident was 67. Born in Baltimore and...
  • Welsman tries an orchestra for size

    Welsman tries an orchestra for size
    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...
  • Fraternity helps clean up Edgewood

    The brothers of the Iota Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity completed their community clean up in Edgewood on May 10, including a park, lake shore and more than three miles of local highway. In partnership with the Harford County Department of...
  • Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event

    Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event
    Ceremonies are slated for midday Friday to mark 10th anniversary celebration of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, which first opened on May 11, 2004.    A special “Ten-a-Year for Ten Years” presentation at Hard Rock Live...
  • Community & Clubs: Celebrate Newport Balboa's 75 years of service

    The Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa will celebrate 75 years of service at 6 p.m. June 26 at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club with an evening of dinner, drinks, music and dancing, according to President-Elect Lauren Reeves. If you have been a past member...
  • Obamas' federal tax rate rose as their income fell in 2013

    WASHINGTON-- President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama watched their income fall and their federal tax rate go up in 2013, according to IRS returns released Friday by the White House. In a joint filing, the couple reported an adjusted gross income...