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  • Volunteering can be a breeze

    Volunteering can be a breeze
      There are many different kinds of people in the world with different personalities, likes and dislikes. The good thing is there are many kinds of volunteering options, and with a little research and digging around, one that you might enjoy the most or...
  • 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...
  • Locals make FHSAA Academic All-State Team

    Four area high school athletes were named to the Florida High School Athletic Association's All-Academic Team on Monday. The Benjamin School's Riley Burke, St. Thomas Aquinas' James Fraser, Sagemont's Andrea Martinez and Jupiter Christian's Lindsey...
  • Power of Women NY Honoree: Susan Sarandon

    Some celebrities have one charity they offer their name or their time to. Susan Sarandon is virtually awash in them. At any given time, she's involved with Habitat for Humanity, City Harvest, the ACLU, Heifer Intl. and Artists for Peace and Justice....
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • Thaddeus Seymour Sr.: Runner-up

    Thaddeus Seymour Sr.: When you've led several colleges to new heights, what do you do for a second act? The answer for Rollins' president emeritus was simple: teach. Teach what civic engagement looks like. Teach learning's a lifelong pursuit. Teach that...
  • Last Call: RDV Food Truck Fridays ends Dec. 27, $100,000 donated to nonprofits

    Last Call: RDV Food Truck Fridays ends Dec. 27,  $100,000 donated to nonprofits
    RDV Food Truck Fridays will end Dec. 27. For nearly two years, the 10 a.m.-2 p.m. gathering at the RDV Sportsplex parking lot in Maitland has donated $100,000 to local nonprofits.  There have been 89 events with up to 15 trucks participating week. In...
  • Please, please stop speaking Facebook

    Imagine you're at a party. Someone approaches and engages you in a one-sided conversation. It goes something like this: "Hi (YOUR NAME), haven't seen you in awhile. Of course, I haven't seen anybody, considering I just returned from my oceanfront...
  • Greg Schwem: For all school needs, visit the third house on the left

    The first of many knocks occurred last week. I opened the door to see a neighborhood boy wearing a high school football jersey. "Mr. Schwem, would you like to buy a coupon book to support the Indians? They're only $20." I dug into my wallet and produced...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'Rebuilding New Orleans'

    Phew! They did it!  They survived week one of "Top Chef," Season 11. Chef Patty was crying over the experience, which didn’t win her any points in chef Stephanie’s book -- she insisted  she’ll only cry when she is kicked off. Hmm,...
  • Autopsy fails to determine cause of Indiana University student's death

    Autopsy fails to determine cause of Indiana University student's death
    An Indiana University freshman from Clarendon Hills, remembered by her former high school counselor as "a great kid," was found dead in her dorm room Sunday, authorities said. An autopsy conducted Monday failed to determine the cause of death of Abigail...