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  • Kevin Washington sets agenda for YMCA's national organization

    Kevin Washington sets agenda for YMCA's national organization
    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. "Our diversity...
  • Newport News YMCA offering free Thanksgiving lunches

    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...
  • Community invited to purchase lights for a loved one on Suburban North YMCA's Tree of Lights

    Community invited to purchase lights for a loved one on Suburban North YMCA's Tree of Lights
    Suburban North YMCA will be erecting its Tree of Lights this December and area residents are encouraged to contribute to the cause. The public may purchase a light in honor of a lost loved one, living friend or community organization, according to the...
  • Blotter: Coach purse taken out of car in Glen Ellyn

    Blotter: Coach purse taken out of car in Glen Ellyn
    The following items were taken from Glen Ellyn police reports: Money was taken from two unlocked vehicles, about $100 from one and $20 from another, in the 300 block of Prospect around 2:08 a.m. on Nov. 3. A printer cartridge, mouth guard box and a...
  • Hartford Agencies Awarded More Than $900,000 For City School Programs

    Hartford Agencies Awarded More Than $900,000 For City School Programs
    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...
  • Homeless Connect: New Britain Aids The Desperately Poor

    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...
  • Hyped 2014 draft class off to slow start

    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...
  • YMCA to open Christmas tree lot

    Black Friday marks the return of a Burbank tradition that’s attracted thousands of local residents in the past five decades, including local celebrities such as Jay Leno, Johnny Carson and Will Smith. On the day after Thanksgiving, the Burbank...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    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...
  • Supporters flip for breakfast

    Supporters flip for breakfast
    The sun hadn’t peeked through the scattered clouds Saturday morning, but the handful of volunteers flipping pancakes said they didn’t need the natural light at 6:30 a.m. Preparing for the seventh annual Community Pancake Breakfast was...
  • Lopes Wins YMCA Award In New Britain

    Lopes Wins YMCA Award In New Britain
    NEW BRITAIN - The Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs recently awarded its 2014 Legislative Champion Award to state Rep. Rick Lopes, D-24th District. Lopes, a member of the board of directors for the New Britain-Berlin YMCA, was nominated by Chief Executive...