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The Hartford CourantKari Monteforte and Lauren Andrews are on a mission to bring hope to those who may have lost it. The two Enfield residents work together as "2Moms on a Mission" to raise money for local charities and families in need. "We are here to give people...
Holocaust survivors, including many of the estimated 15,000 survivors in South Florida, would receive much needed social services through legislation introduced last week in the U.S. Congress. Identical legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate. The...
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
As city schools CEO Andrés Alonso steps aside, he's turning the system over to a close adviser he's trusted during some of his administration's most trying moments. Alonso's chief of staff, Tisha Edwards, will lead the system through the 2014 school...
Before Tom Vanden Berk's 15-year-old son was shot and killed at a Rogers Park house party in 1992, Vanden Berk didn't think much could be done about gun control. But since then, the gun violence prevention movement has been front and center in his life....
On a recent evening, students at Pomona College feasted on chicken pot pie, steamed veggies, biscuits and rice. And, as is often the case, there were plenty of leftovers in the dining hall, enough for about 100 extra meals. Those leftovers, however,...
There are those who get right on it come January, and those who procrastinate until April (like me). No matter what group you fall into, the fact is, there's a little over two weeks to go before tax day, which is Monday, April 15. According to the IRS,...
Jan Chapin, a social worker who enjoyed the arts and sports, died March 14 from metastatic melanoma at her Cockeysville home. She was 65. The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, the former Elizabeth Jan Iaderosa, who was known as Jan,...
Cardinal Francis George has long preached about the dangers of secularization and the American government's failure to recognize religious institutions for their role in the public sphere. Now a municipal battle over whether churches and charities in...
A pair of Central Florida runners is hosting a run Sunday morning in Melbourne to honor those killed and injured in the Boston Marathon bombings. Wade Dauberman and Andy Dutra have invited anyone who wants to participate at any distance -- from a full...
Tags: Government, American Red Cross, Running, Social Issues, Charity
The Johnstown Tomahawks Foundation raised $25,000 for local charities during the inaugural 2012-2013 season. The foundation contributed to more than 15 local charitable, nonprofit and youth hockey organizations including the Johnstown K-9 Unit,...
Tags: Autism, Social Issues, Charity
Civil Air Patrol does more than search and rescue To the editor: Are you familiar with the local Civil Air Patrol in Washington County? Well, you should be. This program is one of the best youth programs in the area. I know this firsthand, because my...
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