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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Church Leads Hartford's Asylum Hill Revival

    Church Leads Hartford's Asylum Hill Revival
    Last month, there was a wall-raising by volunteers who are building a Victorian-style home in Hartford's Asylum Hill neighborhood. There haven't been many of these put up since Queen Victoria herself left the throne. It's a good story. At the dawn of...
  • Forgiveness Helped Grieving Father Let Go Of Crippling Anger

    Forgiveness Helped Grieving Father Let Go Of Crippling Anger
    The Rev. Walt Everett was in a Virginia hotel on his way south to participate in a Habitat for Humanity build when word came there was an emergency at home. His adopted 24-year old son, Scott, had been shot and killed at his Bridgeport apartment...
  • It's a masquerade… Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County prepares for annual gala

    Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County (SPBC) will host the third annual "Masquerade Gala" Oct. 18 at The Club at Boca Pointe, the theme is Unmasking Poverty Housing. This year's honorary chairperson Nancy Proffitt of Proffitt Management...
  • Volunteers help provide homes to three families

    For Asia Smith, owning her own home is no longer just a dream. Thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Broward County and JM Family Enterprises, the first-time homeowner and her four children live in a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house in Oakland Park....
  • Central Maryland Habitat for Humanity chapters merge

    Central Maryland Habitat for Humanity chapters merge
    Two of the area's Habitat for Humanity groups said Wednesday they plan to merge this fall, a move designed to ease fundraising and the coordination of volunteers. The combined organization is to take the name of the Halethorpe-based Habitat for Humanity...
  • DP List: Thrift Stores

    DP List: Thrift Stores
    Dedicated thrifters know that getting more bang for their buck isn't always a cakewalk. Second-hand shopping can be rewarding, but not without its challenges – especially if you find yourself trapped in an overwhelming maze of clothes, furniture and...