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  • Presbyterian church hires new pastor

    Presbyterian church hires new pastor
    Jason T. Micheli grew up in Colorado, and he spent time in Columbus, Georgia. Now he feels like he’s definitely found his home. Seated inside a conference room inside the Winter Park Presbyterian Church, Micheli said he was looking forward to...
  • Effort To Link Troubled New Britain Young People With Jobs

    NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city. Capital Workforce Partners will run the...
  • Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County receives $35,000 gift, and other company news

    Habitat for Humanity receives $35,000 gift Doylestown Presbyterian Church recently contributed $35,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's "House that Faith Built" campaign. This represents the largest contribution to the campaign thus far, and...
  • POKER

    POKER
    Charity poker: NBA players Norris Cole and Udonis Haslem, singers Ryan Cabrera and Boyz II Men's Nathan Morris, and Joanna Krupa and Karent Sierra of "The Real Housewives of Miami" will play in a charity poker tournament 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Seminole...
  • Dreaming of meaningful work

    Dreaming of meaningful work
    A high school senior, Carlos is already a promising carpenter. He is volunteering at a Habitat for Humanity site, assembling the frames for the bedroom walls, the boards for one frame laid out neatly in front of him. He measures the distance between them....
  • Oz's Dorothy, Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch get makeovers

    Oz's Dorothy,  Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch get makeovers
    What would happen if the tornado that took farm girl Dorothy Gale for a spin had set her down in a modern fashion designer's atelier instead of in Oz? Would her blue gingham pinafore and demure white blouse be tossed out like yesterday's news? Well,...
  • Former Bears linebacker Tim Shaw battles ALS

    Former Bears linebacker Tim Shaw battles ALS
    "It is almost a gift to have someone tell you when they think you are going to die. Imagine all the petty, insignificant, unworthy things you spend time thinking about and doing in your life. When someone tells you that you don't have much time, you are...
  • Looking for work — again and again

    Looking for work — again and again
    Jeanne Keen bustled in the door, black blazer over a dress shirt, a file folder with paperwork in her shoulder bag. If only she were walking into work. Then she would have a paycheck. A way to save her Dundalk rowhouse from foreclosure. A daily outlet...
  • A sculpture made of borrowed ladders will rise in Allentown Arts Park

    A sculpture made of borrowed ladders will rise in Allentown Arts Park
    Charles Brouwer is a community cheerleader in a white pickup truck. The Virginia-based artist is driving around the city collecting ladders that he will turn into a monumental sculpture in the Allentown Arts Park starting Sept. 8. The intent, he says,...
  • Terps senior Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of the action

    Terps senior Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of the action
    COLLEGE PARK — Sal Conaboy is used to being in the middle of controlled chaos, whether it meant growing up as the second youngest of eight siblings near Scranton, Pa., or as the starting center the past two seasons on Maryland's endlessly...
  • Volunteers flock to Napa to lend quake victims a helping hand

    Volunteers flock to Napa to lend quake victims a helping hand
    They came in a flurry of orange, descending on this quake-ravaged neighborhood with brooms, shovels and dozens of hands. Then they formed a human chain in Lori Lemieux' frontyard, passing the crumbled bricks of her home's fallen chimney into a waiting...