| Nov 24, 2014
For a fifth year, the Newport News YMCA will open its doors on Thanksgiving to offer lunch to anyone seeking company and a holiday meal.
Typically between 70 and 100 people take advantage of the offer, said Deb Staszewski, branch director. They...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Kevin Washington was the first African-American to lead the YMCA in Boston and Hartford, Conn. — and beginning in February, he will be the first to lead the Chicago-based national organization, known as the YMCA of the USA.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The East Hartford Holiday Fest '14 will be held from Friday, Dec. 5, through Monday, Dec. 8. Holiday Fest '14 is presented by the East Hartford Beautification Commission and supported by many local civic, community and town organizations.
The Fest is...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:51 PM
The Crescenta Valley Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at the Crescenta Valley Library, 2809 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta.
The meeting will be held in the library’s community room on the second floor.
Agenda items include tips...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Lance and Terri Tucker have made pit stops at swap meets and flea markets a tradition for more than 20 years. It’s no surprise their daughters, 18-year-old Kiriahna and 16-year-old Poni, tag along.
As the family drove along Foothill Boulevard on...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The Newport-Mesa Family YMCA's Playpen is not your average workout.
The intense obstacle course, filled with military-style exercises, was previewed at a grand opening Saturday at the YMCA.
A person dressed as a sergeant directed the participating men...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:34 PM
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 11th and final meeting of the year.
TEAM MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS HONORED
Each of the high school teams...
| Nov 16, 2014
The Upper Bucks YMCA recently recognized Carlos Rivera, formerly of the Philadelphia area, as its Volunteer of the Year at the organization's recent Annual Meeting of Members. Rivera has logged over 150 volunteer hours at the Y, spending six hours per...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:06 PM
HARTFORD — Community agencies that tutor students and offer enrichment programs outside of school have been awarded more than $900,000 to support their work at six city schools, education officials said.
The funding is the start of a five-year...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
NEW BRITAIN — As winter weather draws closer, social workers and counselors are putting on the annual Homeless Connect event at the YMCA on Monday to offer medical care, supplies and warm clothing to the city's homeless.
There will be free health...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid.
Well, it was the storm before the calm.
None of them has caused...