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  • Plenty of treats for Halloween revelers in the city

    Plenty of treats for Halloween revelers in the city
    Pirates, ninjas, witches and princesses will find a scary-good time in Delray Beach this Halloween. Revelers of all ages are invited to these family-friendly events. Ghostly characters from Delray's past is the theme of the Delray Beach Historical...
  • LSCC honors award-winning baseball player Chris Blanton

    LSCC honors award-winning baseball player Chris Blanton
    LEESBURG — Receiving a diploma from Lake-Sumter State College for an associate's degree was a thrill in itself for former Lakehawks catcher Chris Blanton, but he didn't know the experience was going to result in his making history. But that's what...
  • Clarke-Reed seeking re-election in race against Brighton

    Clarke-Reed seeking re-election in race against Brighton
    A political newcomer with a career in the nonprofit sector is challenging incumbent Gwendolyn Clarke-Reed for the Florida House District 92 seat. Clarke-Reed, D-Deerfield Beach, has held the seat since 2008. Kenny Brighton, R-Deerfield Beach, hasn't...
  • Thieves target copper at Habitat for Humanity home

    Thieves target copper at Habitat for Humanity home
    Copper tubing and brass fitting were stolen from a Habitat for Humanity home on College Drive, according to Orlando police. The theft happened sometime between 3:30 p.m. Friday and 6:30 a.m Monday at the home located at 4600 College Dr. near Ivey Lane,...
  • Volunteers put finishing touch on family's new home

    Volunteers put finishing touch on family's new home
    Volunteers appeared in bright red T-shirts early one morning ready to build a house. The beneficiaries? An Oakland Park couple looking for a helping hand. Habitat for Humanity of Broward and Bank of America recently teamed up to provide the house to...
  • Corporate giving

    •Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area received a $40,000 community development grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The donation will help fund construction of the first home in Butler's Preserve. •Employees of...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Celebrating Carter's 90th by remembering who got him to the White House

    For the second time in four months, a former president is celebrating his 90th birthday at a time Americans regard him more fondly than when they voted him out of office. In June, it was George H.W. Bush. And on Wednesday, Jimmy Carter became the...
  • Jimmy Carter's hometown celebrates his 90th birthday

    PLAINS,Ga. The party had all the right festive touches: Colorful balloons. "Happy Birthday" sung loudly, if not exactly on key, by all the guests. Secret Service agents hovering protectively near the peanut butter ice cream. Best of all, the birthday...
  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteer Opportunities
    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Select a category that interests you. Some organizations require you to register or contact an event coordinator prior to volunteering. Use the contact information provided. -------------------- Working with the elderly...
  • Extraordinary Life: A 'Saint' For Habitat For Humanity

    Extraordinary Life: A 'Saint' For Habitat For Humanity
    Archie Gatzuras was a quiet man with a sweet smile whose generosity extended widely. For more than 20 years, he spent a day each week building houses that put homeownership into the hands of low-income residents. Although not a church member, he...
  • Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request

    Business Group Backs CL&P Rate Request
    The Connecticut Business and Industry Association, the state's largest business organization with more than 10,000 member companies, has long lamented high energy costs as an undue burden on businesses and one main reason why economic growth has generally...