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  • 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...
  • Wheaton's James Ellingson, businessman, dies at 81

    James Ellingson created and ran a successful Rolling Meadows-based building materials distribution firm. Mr. Ellingson also was willing to get his hands dirty when it came to volunteering in Wheaton, his longtime home, building sets for the Wheaton...
  • ECHN welcomes Dr. Philip D. DeGaetano to staff

    Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) welcomes Philip D. DeGaetano, DO, to its active medical staff. DeGaetano joined Eastern Connecticut Medical Professionals Foundation, Inc. in its multispecialty group practice located at 175 West Road in...
  • 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...
  • Woman's Club gives $6,000 to local agencies

    The Woman's Club of Delray Beach (WCDB) played a key role in the city's early growth. Now, more than 100 years later, the tradition remains strong. The club recently awarded nearly $6,000 in gifts to local agencies. "By supporting many organizations that...
  • Habitat steps in to help veteran improve home

    Instead of being evicted, 89-year-old Royal Manor Estates resident Calvin Dever will have a newly refurbished and painted home, courtesy of Habitat for Humanity's Neighborhood Revitalization Program. The revitalization program rehabilitates existing...
  • Volunteers help veteran, 88, bring his mobile home up to snuff

    Volunteers help veteran, 88, bring his mobile home up to snuff
    An 88-year-old World War II veteran who was nearly evicted from his home of more than 20 years is instead seeing it transformed by a crew of volunteers putting in upgrades including a new roof and porch. "I just sit here all day long and watch them...