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Homelessness

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Top Homelessness Articles

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  • Middletown Church Holds Candlight Vigil For Homeless

    MIDDLETOWN — Community leaders attempted to put a face on homelessness Thursday during a candlelight vigil at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, where more than 200 people gathered to pay tribute to the city's homeless who died in 2014. They sang...
  • John E. Felch Jr.: Strong public commitment needed to end homelessness

    John E. Felch Jr.: Strong public commitment needed to end homelessness
    This is the time of year when we take stock of those things for which we are so grateful, especially our families and our homes. It is also the time of year when our compassion is strongest for those who have less or are homeless through no fault of their...
  • 'tis the season to reach out

    As seasonal events driven by the holidays ramp up, so too does community awareness of those less fortunate. 'Tis the season for charity since, for those with roofs over their heads and food on their tables, life is pretty good. Such compassion is...
  • Nov. 29 Letters: A Monterrori perspective

    Editors' note: On Saturdays this month, we will feature letters from 10 students of the Hampton Roads International Montessori School in Newport News. For information on how more Peninsula-area students might participate in a similar letter-writing...
  • Homeless issue goes beyond Fort Lauderdale

    Homeless issue goes beyond Fort Lauderdale
    Broward cities have had a tense relationship with the homeless who live here. Those tensions flared into front-page headlines and national news reports this month when Fort Lauderdale made a 90-year-old World War II vet a scofflaw for feeding the...
  • Letter: Homeless deserve better in this city

    Re: “Shelter finds no room for the homeless,” Nov. 27. I can't begin to tell you how sad it is to read a headline that declares that there is no room for the homeless. What has happened to the heart of democracy? We can accommodate...
  • Shelter finds no room for the homeless

    Shelter finds no room for the homeless
    With no luck in finding a new space for housing the homeless overnight, Glendale will go without a winter shelter this year. Last year’s 80-bed shelter operated out of 437 Fernando Court for three months and was organized by Ascencia, the city&...
  • Homeless advocates rally for change in Fort Lauderdale

    Homeless advocates rally for change in Fort Lauderdale
    Hungry for change, about 100 protested Saturday in front of the downtown federal courthouse against city leaders and their ordinance to restrict outdoor feedings for the homeless. The most coveted speaker: Arnold Abbott, 90, who has grown into an iconic...
  • Activist supporting homeless in Fort Lauderdale ends hunger strike

    Activist supporting homeless in Fort Lauderdale ends hunger strike
    A woman who vowed to stop eating while Fort Lauderdale city officials put restrictions on outdoor feedings for the homeless says she has ended her hunger strike. Jillian Pim, 30, of Dania Beach, said she went without food for 24 days. She said she ate...
  • No winter homeless shelter this year in Glendale

    No winter homeless shelter this year in Glendale
    Out of options and with time running out, organizers say they will be unable to offer winter shelter for the homeless in Glendale. Last year's 80-bed shelter operated in an industrial neighborhood of the city for three months and was organized by...
  • Bullying hackers only hurt their cause

    Bullying hackers  only hurt  their cause
    The Fort Lauderdale hackers are nothing more than bullies. What they did Monday to city and police websites was no public service. The hackers did not help the homeless. They did not solve anything. They did not win. Whoever is responsible for the...