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  • Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsense

     
    In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
  • Post-election forensics of the religion vote in 2012

     
    Faith in Public Life put together an election analysis based on exit polling and the political context that’s developed over the course of the year: Ballot initiatives In Florida and California, faith-based community organizing groups mounted...
  • Catholic Charities seeks volunteers to distribute Thanksgiving boxes

     
    Catholic Charities of Central Florida is seeking volunteers to help distribute Thanksgiving boxes for the needy on Nov. 19, 20, and 21. Volunteers must be able to lift 15-20 pounds. Contact Anita Capetillo for more information: anita.capetillo@cflcc.org...
  • Black Friday, Cyber Monday…How about GivingTuesday?

     
    Jon Ostendorff  with USA Today writes about charities trying to create a new holiday tradition: #GivingTuesday: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) In the days following Thanksgiving, there's already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off...
  • The Phillies bring Christmas to you

     
    And you thought the Phanatic was only the Phanatic. Think again. On Saturday, Dec. 15, and Sunday, Dec. 16, the Phillies will host their annual Holiday Sale and Food Drive at the Majestic Clubhouse Store at Citizens Bank Park. The......
  • NEW IRONPIGS MANAGER ADDED TO CARAVAN ROSTER ...

     
    IronPigs fans will get their first opportunity to meet new manager Dave Brundage on Jan. 24 at the Sands Events Center. Brundage will join former IronPigs and current Phillies Erik Kratz and Kevin Frandsen at the 2013 Phillies Winter Banquet benefiting...
  • Lettermen sing at St. Margaret Mary on Dec. 27 & 28 for charities

     
    St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 526 N. Park Ave., Winter Park, will host two Lettermen concerts, on Dec. 27 and Dec. 28, with the proceeds going to a variety of Central Florida charities that serve the homeless. Among the charities is Pathways to Care,...
  • Local professionals among those sanctioned by licensing boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...
  • Olympus employees 'build' snowmen, raise money for charities

     
    The Lehigh Valley hasn’t had a ton of snow this winter, but that didn’t stop employees from Olympus Corporation of the Americas in Center Valley from building snowmen. Oympic created a company challenge that allowed employees to showcase their...
  • RT. 222 SHOWCASE WITH READING RETURNING TO COCA-COLA PARK ...

     
    The sixth-annual U.S. 222 Showcase is returning to Coca-Cola Park on April 2. All ticket revenue from the annual exhibition between the Phillies top two minor league affiliates, the Triple-A IronPigs and the Double-A Reading Fightin Phils, benefits...
  • One Reading fan will end the season in style with Jim Murphy's Jag

     
    Jim Murphy would rather not waste a lot of time getting home rather than drive the 2,800 miles from Reading to Kirkland, Wash., once the Eastern League season ends. So the Fightin Phils first baseman has decided to donate his car to the team as the...