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  • READER SUBMITTED: Baseball Legend Johnny Damon Coming To Hartford

    Connecticut sports fans' hopes are inevitability tied to the ups and downs of the Red Sox and Yankees, baseball's most storied rivals. Come October, no matter where they find themselves in the standings, fans can relive World Series glory days of both...
  • Ballpark Just The Spark North Hartford Needs

    Thirty years of diligent efforts to ignite development north of I-84 in Hartford has led to one inescapable conclusion. There was never a sufficient spark for developers — or residents — to take the leap of faith necessary to grow a new,...
  • La Grange development would add 500 residents, additional tax revenues: analysis

    La Grange development would add 500 residents, additional tax revenues: analysis
    A recent analysis of a development planned for the corner of La Grange Road and Ogden Avenue in La Grange estimates the building would bring about 500 new residents and hundreds of thousands of dollars in new revenue to local taxing bodies. The...
  • Entrepreneurial Optimism - And Faith - On Hartford's Albany Avenue

    Entrepreneurial Optimism - And Faith - On Hartford's Albany Avenue
    I was shooting a picture of the big church on Vine Street and Albany Avenue in Hartford when Joan Facey popped out of a storefront that I had not noticed, a few feet away, to see what I was up to. Facey, a former certified nurse assistant and home...
  • Hispanos se unen a campaña pro Children's Services Council de Broward

    Hispanos se unen a campaña pro Children's Services Council de Broward
    ¿A dónde se dirigen tus impuestos? Pocos residentes del condado lo saben, pero cada persona que paga impuestos sobre la propiedad en Broward ayuda a mantener al Children's Services Council de Broward (CSC), entidad que provee servicios para niños y...
  • Former chair of Glendale YMCA Bob Driffill dies

    Former chair of Glendale YMCA Bob Driffill dies
    Robert "Bob" Charles Driffill, a Burbank resident and former chairman of the Glendale YMCA, passed away on July 14. He was 66. He was born on Oct. 4, 1947, and grew up in Sacramento, graduating from Mira Loma High School. Upon graduation, he attended...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD will host a neighborhood block party 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 on Eighth Street in Allentown. Features a salsa dancing demonstration, games, a bounce house, live performances and more. Rain or shine. Info:...
  • 818 Roundup: Former YMCA chair Bob Driffill dies; Women on the Glendale City Council

    818 Roundup: Former YMCA chair Bob Driffill dies; Women on the Glendale City Council
    Greetings, locals! Today is Monday, July 21. Weather for today is forecasted to reach a high of 80 degrees and a low of 65 degrees. Your top regional news: - Robert "Bob" Charles Driffill, a Burbank resident and former chairman of the Glendale YMCA,...
  • Swimming: It's never too late to learn

    Swimming: It's never too late to learn
    The moment brings laughter now, but it sure wasn't funny then. Michelle Simmons swam to the middle of the deep end at the YMCA pool and froze. She was too tired to go all of the way to the wall. She was too scared to turn around and swim back to the...
  • Thousands missing out on free summer meal program

    More than 40,000 children across the Lehigh Valley are eligible for free lunches over the summer as part of a federal program designed to combat hunger. Less than 10 percent of those children are taking advantage of it. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey visited the...
  • Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner

     Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner
    Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Cañada Unified School Board and the La Cañada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning. The La Cañada resident was walking the...