| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:56 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:20 PM
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,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:34 PM
•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.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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| Sep 27, 2014
| 2:06 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:45 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:04 AM
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...