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The eighth annual Memorial Brick Run takes place on Saturday WINTERSVILLE — The Stevens-Christian Memorial Post 557 American Legion Riders will honor and remember veterans during the eighth annual Memorial Brick Run on Saturday. Registration for the ride will begin at 9 a.m. at Ext. 557, located at 1212 Two Ridge Road, Wintersville. …

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — City Council approved an ordinance Monday (May 23) that will pay for the planned new community center and pool, which city leaders hope will be ready for use by next May or, at most. late in June. The order allows for the issuance and sale of up to $33 million in …

PEMBERVILLE — Garden parties — like a farmers’ market but with a small-town feel — start downtown this week. The annual Downtown Pemberville Garden Parties are scheduled to begin on Tuesday. From May to September, the Garden Parties will take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There …

Atomic Credit Union would like to congratulate all 2022 high school graduates. The purpose of the Atomic Credit Union scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who wish to further their education. This year alone, Atomic provided $27,500 in scholarships to 55 students from Southeast Ohio. With that being said, we …

The library advertises a variety of programs and activities STEUBEVILLE — “Grab-and-Go Dress Your Ramen” begins Monday at all Steubenville and Jefferson County Public Library locations. The library continues to celebrate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in May with bags containing shiitake mushrooms, a sheet of seaweed and a packet of Ramen noodles. …

Senior Caitlin Skaggs is pictured painting sea creatures on a fire hydrant near the Elliott Hotel. Photo by Angela Berger Many students joined in removing and then painting all the weights in the school’s weight room. Photo by Angela Berger Juniors Gavin McCune, Jaden McCoy and Elijah Martinez mulch a flower bed along South Washington …

Northeast Community Bancorp (OTCMKTS:NECB – Get Rating) and New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability. Profitability This table compares the net margins, return on equity and …

Community colleges across the country have seen a sharp drop in enrollment during the pandemic. Public two-year colleges in northeast Ohio — that is, Cuyahoga Community College, Lorain County Community College, Stark State College, and Lakeland Community College — were also not exempt. of these declines. Each saw a decline in full-time enrollment in the …

GREENVILLE – As the nation celebrates National EMS Week all next week, Spirit EMS is publicly inviting the community to celebrate 15 years of service in Western Ohio and Eastern Indiana. Owners Brian K. Hathaway and Aaron L. Guthrie have invited the entire community to join the Spirit family for a celebration on Sunday, May …

Sunnyside residents want answers on why arrests haven’t been made after last Friday’s shooting that injured five at the annual Cinco De Mayo celebration. In fact, authorities in Sunnyside say they have received numerous requests “requesting clarification on the release of underage suspects believed to be involved in the incident.” Sunnyside Police Chief wrote a …

At Jerry Figurski’s funeral, Tony Griffith bumped into another lawyer he knew. Griffith was there because Figurski was like a father figure to him, he said, an example of the kind of lawyer he wanted to be. His colleague was there for the same reason. “Turns out he did that for a lot of people.” …

Sarah Lowry (Photo provided) A few years ago we were encouraged to be tourists in our own towns. National Geographic, USA Today, and countless travel blogs have caught on to the trend that has unwittingly become the best (and only) way to find new adventure in times of a global pandemic. All of these tips …

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Ohio recently announced the first round of grants for the state’s Brownfields Remediation Program. Ohio committed nearly $350 million to the Ohio Department of Development-administered program through the 2021 state biennial budget bill, House Bill 110 (along with an additional $150 million allocated by the state for the demolition of vacant or derelict commercial or …

TOPS – 6 p.m. – Every Monday – Take Off Pounds Sensably – First Baptist Church, 399 Norwood Ave. Let’s talk about health – 2-3 p.m., every Tuesday, Hocking County Public Library, Logan Branch. Retired physician Harry Guda will discuss all things health and disease of mind, body or spirit. Euchre – 7 p.m. – …

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio – The Muskingum County Community Youth Foundation hosted its second “You Matter 5k” run! The event took place at Collegial Woods Trail at noon, with a welcome ceremony just prior at 11:45 a.m. The event was for anyone who wanted to walk or run healthy while helping young people and promoting suicide …

Although we have accomplished a lot in a short time as a community, we cannot succeed without the help of our regional partners. That’s why the GSP is a co-sponsor of the Dayton-area Washington DC Fly-in that takes place every spring minus COVID-19. It helps bring together more than 150 leaders from across the region …

Rules of procedure, visits, drawing part from the April meeting of the Funseekers WEIRTON – The Funseekers gathered on April 7 at Undo’s in Weirton with President Judi Gaynor welcoming 58 members to the meeting. Birthdays and anniversaries were recognized. Joann Bugin led the traditional opening with a short prayer, the pledge of …

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS SERVICES OR DISTRIBUTION IN UNITED STATES./ TORONTO, April 27, 2022 /CNW/ – Flagship Communities Real Estate Investment Trust (“Flagship” or the “REIT”) (TSX: MHC.U) announced today that it will add a second Illinois community to its portfolio with the acquisition of a Riverton Illinois prefab housing community, located in …

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Westshore’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) courses were closed during the pandemic, but are returning, according to Julie Morron, Westshore CERT coordinator. “We were finally able to schedule a CERT meeting,” Morron said. “It’s been a long time since our group had the opportunity to get together.” The first class will …

Military artifacts include a tent used in the Civil War, uniforms, pistols, muskets, bayonets, rifles, a Civil War cannon and a First World War canister containing the armistice document that put end to the conflict. A Civil War tent is a rare artifact not found in many museums. It belonged to Ralph and William Hunt, …

Friday is Arbor Day, a national tree-planting celebration celebrated every April since 1872. This year, why not celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree in your own backyard or somewhere else in your community? Trees are an important economic, environmental and quality of life asset in an urban community, reducing the heat island effect, reducing …

TOPS – 6 p.m. – Every Monday – Take Off Pounds Sensably – First Baptist Church, 399 Norwood Ave. Let’s talk about health – 2-3 p.m., every Tuesday, Hocking County Public Library, Logan Branch. Retired physician Harry Guda will discuss all things health and disease of mind, body or spirit. Euchre – 7 p.m. – …

WOOSTER — Several Wooster residents shared their concerns at a community meeting on Monday that included the future of Cornerstone Elementary School, saying it had historic significance, with one person even calling it “an icon in this community. “. They also asked Superintendent Gabe Tudor about the school-level configuration and overall costs of the City …

JERRY CITY — A parent at local schools in Elmwood is upset with anti-bullying efforts as well as the lack of mental health support for his daughter. Brianne Perez attended the April 11 school board meeting to share her grievances on both topics. Perez said her daughter’s bullying started in fourth grade “very hot and …

Local Gardener and Seacoast Permaculture Organizer Receives Statewide Award BARRINGTON – In February 2022, Amy Antonucci of Barrington, NH received the Mentor of The Year award from the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NH. Each year, NOFA-NH recognizes the best of the best in NH’s organic farming community at an awards ceremony at their annual …

The Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) Board of Directors has named the economic development organization’s new CEO. Christopher Germain, who is currently employed as a Senior Redevelopment-Ready Communities (RRC) Planner with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), will take over as CEO in early June 2022. In his current role, Christopher works with communities …

LAKEWOOD, Ohio — All it takes is a “Home Sweet Home” doormat for the new Cove Intergenerational Community Center, which finally finds all branches under the Lakewood Human Service Department banner under one roof. “It’s exciting to be here to take on such a massive project during a pandemic,” said Mayor Meghan George. “We are …

DINNER: The Westmoreland Woman’s Club is hosting a take-out-only cooked steak dinner on Sunday, April 10 at noon at the clubhouse. The menu of salad, baked steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, rolls and dessert is $10 and $5 for ages 10 and under. Proceeds benefit the club’s charitable activities, including two annual $1,000 …

Barb Greiner described her tenure as Bexley’s recreation supervisor as a calling rather than a job. Greiner retired April 1 from the Recreation and Parks Department after 33 years. “What we’re doing is feeling — it’s the kid we’ve given confidence to and the kid we’ve made feel included,” Greiner said. “You can’t put a …

Town & Country Garden Club members pictured from left are: Phyliss Debnar, Catherine Kirch, Paula Hathaway, Ellyn Meiser, Karen Andrews, Roma Vance and Rick and Cathy Hudson. (Submitted) The Town and Country Garden Club will be presenting a free public event called Get Growing in Your Community on Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in …

For the 30 moms-to-be at Destiny Church’s Saturday Community Baby Shower in Orange, the blessings took many forms. There were tables filled with baby bags filled with essentials – diapers, wipes, bottles and formula. Others donated clothing, baby blankets and information on resources for pre- and post-natal care. At almost every station, however, was the …

We have been talking a lot about our mission lately. It is sometimes important to step away from what we do to ask ourselves why we are doing it, to refocus on work that corresponds to our fundamental values. The healthy debate about our goals and our future has helped unite the newsroom around a …

The Wood County Committee on Aging Inc. will host a three-part “Spring Home Repairs?” Learn to Work with Contractors” at Wood County Senior Center, 140 S. Grove St. This series will examine the owner-contractor relationship in detail and provide tips to ensure your project runs smoothly. Panelists include entrepreneurs, lawyers and consumer advocates. Part I: …

It was 1976 in Three Rivers, Michigan. Judith “Judy” Kovacs-Long, MA, LPC, was in celebration at a bicentennial event. She turned to her then-husband, Bill, and pushed her long hair behind her ear to reveal newly placed jewelry. “I got my ears pierced and I’m going to graduate school,” she told him. Both decisions could …

For new farmers Shalie and Jeremy Jonkers, creating a symbiotic community with other farmers doing the same has helped them do more with their bucolic, topsoil-rich flat land at the near end of the Dry Creek Valley, on Kinley Lane. Their farm, Noble Goat Farm, came into being during the pandemic. Building community, person-to-person and …

By Sherry Larson defender of the people I can’t go back – I’m not where I was then (adapted from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland). The building at 107 E. Walnut Street, West Union, formerly known as Prather’s IGA and originally owned by Chase Prather and then his son, Jay and his wife Leah, …

NEW YORK (AP) — The homeless man remained unseen for much of the winter day, nestled in a sleeping bag on a New York sidewalk, as pedestrians hurriedly walked along a busy street in lower Manhattan. Unbeknownst to hundreds of bystanders, Abdoulaye Coulibaly’s body was stiffening in the cold, nearly 12 hours after an assailant …

LIMA — The City of Lima has added an additional date to its list of community engagement meetings with the new final meeting scheduled for Thursday at West Middle School at 6 p.m. Most, if not all, of the residents who attended Tuesday’s meeting in the auditorium of the Lima Public Library, learned that there …

Tannia Lascano has been chosen as the new Director of Community Health at LifeSpring Community Health, a nonprofit pediatric clinic that provides holistic care and services to patients and their families. Originally from Ecuador, Ms. Lascano has nearly a decade of experience in rural and urban community development in North and South America. Before moving …

MILLBURY – The Lake Local School District issued $36 million in bonds to fund the construction of a new elementary school that was approved by voters in the Nov. 2 election, according to a news release from Treasurer Monica Leppelmeier. The district was able to take advantage of very low interest rates, achieving an aggregate …

TOPS – 6 p.m. – Every Monday – Take Off Pounds Sensably – First Baptist Church, 399 Norwood Ave. VANTAGE Aging Event for senior job seekers, Tuesday, March 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hocking County Ohio Means Jobs site, 389 W. Front St., Logan. Let’s talk about health – 2-3 p.m., every Tuesday, Hocking …

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Most days of the week, you’ll find Thell Robinson at the Halt Violence headquarters. His past brought him to this moment. What do you want to know Thell Robinson’s incarceration led him to want a better lifestyle for himself and his community Halt Violence started in 2014 and offers mentoring, de-escalation, job …

SEVEN HILLS, Ohio – The national labor shortage is reaching every community. That’s why the Seven Hills is hosting a job fair for restaurants and businesses in the area, as well as the community recreation center, which is gearing up for its summer season. The event is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. on March 23 at …

Alona Matchenko is a law student, daughter and sister. Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 20, it has taken on a new title. “I felt like my DNA changed that day. I am not a militant by nature,” Matchenko said of February 20, the day Ukraine was attacked by Russia. Matchenko led a March 3 …

HICKSVILLE, NY, March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) (the “Company” or “NYCB”) today announced that its My Community SimplyOne Checking account has been certified by Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (the “CFE Fund” as meeting Bank On National Account standards for 2021 – 2022. Bank On Certified …

The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at PO Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 812-547-2847 or emailed to [email protected] Please include a phone number. Lenten fry 2022 …

City of Johnstown officials are drawing up plans to allay residents’ concerns about the impending $20 billion Intel project planned for land next to the community. Nearly 100 residents filled Tuesday’s city council meeting with questions about the project and concerns about the lack of information being shared. “Your community is in a panic,” one …

CINCINNATI — With many job openings right now, you’d think people would jump at these opportunities. But it has been a challenge for those who don’t have the resources or means to get the job they want. What do you want to know According to the City of Cincinnati’s 2021 Climate Equity Indicators Report, $15,000 …

Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees or vocational certificates in the fall 2021 semester. Abilene: Scott Hayes, AAS and Environmental Management Professional Certificate; Kristen Rodda, Child Development Certificate; Albert: Kimberly Manning, AS; Belpré: Ttzel Garcia, AS; Bison: Ethan Schneider, certificate in welding technology; Blue Rapids: Clayton Reed, AS; …

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (COLUMBUS BUSINESS FIRST) – Residents of Upper Arlington can finally peek inside the long-awaited community center that stands on the former site of Macy’s Kingsdale Shopping Center. Renderings have been released that show the facility, which will include an indoor pool, multipurpose event space, locker rooms, fitness areas, three gymnasiums, an adventure …

BROOKVILLE – Brookville Council was visited by Boy Scout Troop 64 on Tuesday as they attended the council meeting to earn their communication badges and ask if the dam would ever be open for swimming or if another site bathing area would be open in the future. . Troop leader Don Musgrave said the troop …

This funding comes in the form of a grant from the US Small Business Administration and as a result, nine community navigator positions have been created. Their goal is to help build trust and connect more businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs to services such as financial and business coaching as well as access to capital. Three …

PORTSMOUTH — Imagine a future world where death has been eliminated and individuals are selected to meet the challenges resulting from overpopulation. It is the setting for the latest book chosen for local tenth graders to read as part of the Books Build Bridges program. Books Build Bridges is a community initiative designed to …

Standing in the middle of famed entertainer Aminah Robinson’s kitchen, Richard Duarte Brown finds himself unable to argue when it’s suggested he hang out. “It’s a moment. It’s really a moment”, says the mixed media artist. Never mind that the 64-year-old Whitehall resident is filling out paperwork for Medicare and talking to his wife, Pat, …

SAT/2-26 Boardman DARE Bowling Night, 7 p.m., Boardman Lanes, 330-729-0127 Canfield The Canfield Bands program will host the annual Pasta Dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Canfield High School. Tickets are $8 and include a full pasta dinner with salad, dessert, and drink; admission to the incredible basket raffle with …

The Nicholas Recognized Among the Best Multi-Family Projects in the Nation by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) The Nicholas offers an unparalleled customer experience. COLUMBUS, Ohio (PRWEB) February 24, 2022 The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently announced the 2021 Best in American Living Award (BALA) winners at the International Builders’ …

On Wednesday evening at 7 p.m., the Grand Traverse Metro Fire Department is hosting its first-ever Community Forum. They will share last year’s annual report and allow citizens to share their concerns. Subway Fire Chief Pat Parker says it will be more of a listening session for firefighters. “We would like to hear from our …

GAINESVILLE, FL – April 16: Damon Corkern, who works for ECS Solar Energy Systems, Inc, installs a … [+] solar panel system on the roof of a house on April 16, 2009 in Gainesville, Florida. Recently, the City of Gainesville, through a program initiated by Gainesville Regional Utilities, became the first city in the nation …

CIRCLEVILLE — The Pickaway Pathways Creative Learning Program has received a $5,000 grant through the Ohio STEM Learning Network’s STEM Classroom Grant Program. The money will go to the purchase of drones. Using drone technology, students will master the credentials needed for graduation using the Ohio Department of Education-aligned workbook to target academic areas while …

It’s Saturday, friends! It’s time to kick back and enjoy all that Portland has to offer. And that’s a lot. Before getting to the heart of the matter, let me tell you about today. First, today’s weather forecast: A cloudy day with a high of 48. There will be rain tonight. Here are today’s top …

Many underserved communities in San Diego are feeling the effects of pollution and climate change. SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. – Local Encanto advocates gathered on Wednesday for Environmental Justice and Climate Equity Day and locals say it’s a great first step because it’s about raising awareness . However, they also say more needs to be …

Every week, this series shares MarionMade! stories of our many wonderful people, places, products and programs in the greater Marion community. To read more positive stories from Marion, or to share some of your own, visit us at marionmade.org or on social media. Kathleen Clemons-Keller graduated from Harding High School. She attended North Main Street …

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A 1,200-pound assortment of discarded holiday garlands made their way to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo last week as part of a combined recycling and fundraising effort. At over half a ton, that’s a huge number of linear feet of wire, light bulbs and extension cords that will be diverted from regional …

ZANESVILLE – The annual CHAIR-ity auction in support of Eastside community ministry is being held in two segments this year. An online auction at auctionohio.com is underway and closes at 6 p.m. on February 18. A live auction will take place at 2 p.m. on February 18 at the Secret Auditorium. The live auction will …

(WSVN) – We are launching a new feature on 7News. Every Friday, we’ll spotlight the people who make South Florida the special place it is. Tonight, we present to you a group of officers who come together to make music and bond with their community. Kevin Ozebek highlights them in tonight’s 7 Spotlight. From patrolling …

According to the Dayton Daily News, a plan to Oberer Homes can go ahead, but without affordable housing originally planned as part of a development of single-family homes, townhouses and duplexes to build on a 53 zone acres south edge of town. The publication said the village had worked with Oberer on the development. Chappelle, …

Oh yes! Palmetto Bay celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2022, but the area existed long before and it is important to highlight our very interesting history. What now encompasses the village of Palmetto Bay actually began as the “Town of Peters”. It was named after its resident, Mr. Thomas J. “Tomato King” Peters, who moved …

About 3,500 people from across New England celebrated Tết in Boston on Sunday, marking the Vietnamese Lunar New Year and marking the start of the Year of the Tiger. Guests were entertained by local performing groups and served Vietnamese cuisine prepared by small businesses and restaurants while celebrating Vietnamese heritage, culture and unity. The Vietnamese …

The Bath Township Clock located opposite the Bath Township Museum at 1241 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road in Bath Township. When it comes to history, business and family communities, the town of Fairlawn and the townships of Bath and Copley shine brightly in western Summit County. Parts of Copley, Bath and Fairlawn are geographically connected under an …

LOUISVILLE, Colorado (CBS4)– Downtown Louisville was bustling on a Friday night. People flocked to the Creative Framing Art Gallery where owner Janet Russell had an idea. (credit: CBS) “We had to do something and just help our community. Really, my goal was just to get them out. But also to raise funds for the victims. …

Project initiator and artist Will Durkee shares the importance of a community-building art project after weathering a pandemic By CLARA FISCHER — [email protected] Davis might not be the first town that comes to mind when you think of art, but the humble town is full of local artists working on their own projects every day. …

Svante Myrick, Ithaca’s youngest and longest-serving mayor, will step down Feb. 6 after 10 years of service. Throughout his tenure, Myrick has worked closely with the leaders of Ithaca College and faculty. Myrick, a Cornell alumnus, announced his resignation On January 5, stating that he had accepted a leadership position at People for the American …

SAGINAW, MI — On the east side of the Saginaw River, a take-out seafood restaurant’s loyal clientele keeps the restaurant from being washed away by the tides of time. Brother Arthur’s Fish & More, 2522 E. Genesee, today maintains the distinction as the longest black-owned restaurant in Saginaw. It’s a badge of honor that André …

I love driving the tree lined streets of New Braunfels during the winter months. The absence of leaves invites a closer look at buildings, rooflines, architectural details, landscaping. Curiously, I have always been drawn to properties lined with mature palm trees. They look so exotic. As the palms are clearly not native, they had to …

Throughout the fall and winter, Eastwood FFA has proven itself in various career development events. CDEs are designed to develop crucial skills that students will need in the future. These activities allow students to demonstrate their ability to judge, identify and memorize information. Additionally, CDEs help teach responsibility, teamwork, and communication. The first fall CDE …

May 07, 2021 The President of the United States of America believes that the nation is systematically racist. The Vice President of the United States believes that one of the greatest threats to the nation is domestic terrorism from white supremacists. Well, we’ve certainly come a long way since 1776, when our founding fathers worked …

Mercyhurst University’s Northeast Campus has been sold to a Baltimore-based company. We spoke with community leaders in the North East about this investment. Local business owners and leaders said they are excited about the business potential this investment will bring to the region. The former northeast campus of a local university has been sold to …

Annual program aims to make local Ohio communities more livable COLUMBUS, Ohio—AARP Ohio invites local organizations and governments statewide to apply for the 2022 AARP Community Challenge Grant Program, through March 22, 2022. Grants fund rapid action projects that help communities become more liveable over the long term by improving public spaces, transportation, housing, civic …

The needs of Bowling Green students are not going away. At the Bowling Green City Schools Board meeting on Tuesday, member Ginny Stewart provided an update on the needs of students in the district. December donations broke records, she said. “They asked me to thank everyone who participated (and) donated,” Stewart said. And yet, after …

A group of community activists gathered on Saturday to call on state officials to introduce a reward for information leading to the murder of a 16-year-old girl whose body was found dumped along the highway in the harbor (110). LOS ANGELES – A 16-year-old woman, Tioni Theus, was found the victim of a homicide on …

WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) recently adopted tougher standards to improve and strengthen community and police relations, according to Sheriff Ralph D. Fizer, Jr. Sheriff Fizer said the sheriff’s office’s comprehensive effort to meet these evolving standards was formally recognized last fall when the CCSO was certified by the Ohio Community Policing …

Community Health Services to offer COVID testing, appointment required FREMONT – On Friday, Community Health Services will offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing at their main office at 2221 Hayes Ave., from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Clients must have an appointment to be tested. Registration must be completed online by going to the Community Health Services …

Land Line Now Community Notice Board for January 18, 2022. Find a place to house a pet If you need to find a place to keep your pet near your current location, you can use the directory on the International Boarding and Pet Services Association website. Operation Roger helps pets If you need to transport …

By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept across parts of the southeastern United States on Sunday, knocking out power, knocking down trees and fences and blanketing roads in icy conditions treacherous and freezing. Tens of thousands of customers were without power in Georgia, North Carolina, …

By JAKE BLEIBERG, ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man held hostage for more than 10 hours Saturday at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of attempting to to kill US Army officers in …

Norman Bailey Provided by Gary Community School Corporation GARY — Gary businessman and community leader Norman Bailey was among two people killed in two separate shootings in the town early Friday morning, police said. Bailey, 60, of Gary, was shot shortly before 3 a.m. at the Blue Room Lounge at 224 E. 16th Ave., Gary …

On Tuesday evening, community members gathered for the first of four planned community conversations around the Albuquerque Indian School (AIS) cemetery located at 4H Park. The east end of 4H Park is a known burial site for some students and staff who attended the Albuquerque Indian School from 1882 to 1933. Nearly 80 people attended …

It is possible that many “Jeopardy!” viewers don’t even know, 30 shows in, that super-champion Amy Schneider – one of the four most successful contenders in the show’s history – is a trans woman. But LGBTQ + viewers know this. They also know that Schneider could be a game-changer on a cultural level. “She’s phenomenal,” …

In a few past chronicles, I have recounted certain historical facts about the region of Versailles, in eastern Indiana. The scenic Laughery Creek runs through this region which includes Versailles State Park, the second largest in Indiana. South of Versailles, the stream enters a rugged landscape of high hills, deep ravines and small waterfalls that …

DUNEDIN – Never in a million years, local chiropractor Pat Snair thought she would learn how to install a soffit. It was not part of the chiropractor’s job description. But Snair took the hit from Habitat for Humanity while working on a project, and it’s one of his many memories as a member of the …

Land Line Now Community Notice Board for January 4, 2022. Find a place to keep a pet If you need to find a place to keep your pet near your current location, you can use the directory at the website of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association. Operation Roger helps pets If you need …

For Zachary Pierce, a resident of Corvallis, Oregon, who has been homeless for more than a decade, this will be the first winter he spends with a roof over his head. Others, however, are often not so fortunate. Breaking out of the seemingly endless cycle of roaming, Pierce says, is something much easier said than …

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Growing up, Todd Stiffler was a “bored altar boy” at SS. Roman Catholic Church Casimir and Emerich. Recently, however, he returned to the building, now known as the Casimir Cultural Center, to add a touch of his works to the historic structure, located in the Cambria City neighborhood of Johnstown. Stiffler painted …

Defendants charged in a 1986 murder at a Canyon Lake campsite and the homicide of a woman on a residential street in New Braunfels have surpassed the November and December grand jury indictments released by the prosecutor last week. criminal Jennifer Tharp. On June 7, the Comal County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrests of Tracey …

HART, MI – A small, rural town is preparing to welcome back the Michigan family who spent nearly two months in captivity after being kidnapped on a missionary trip to Haiti. The Hart community is planning a lunch and prayer vigil this weekend to thank the return of the Noecker family, who escaped from the …

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – The excitement tempered is how Lakewood Mayor Meghan George sees 2022, which finds the city doing its best while still in the midst of a pandemic. “We are concerned about what this might mean for the city and the small business community, as well as for our residents,” said George. “There are …

Two religious buildings in Warren County are experiencing a renaissance. When Iowa was first settled by European migrants in the 1800s, churches were among the first buildings erected. “One church gave (the settlers) a sense of gratitude and also gave the community an identity,” said Paul Lasley, professor emeritus of sociology at Iowa State University. …

Carol Burow Gianforte for The Times Journal A vision of Christmas around a beautiful dining table with loved ones over 60 years ago remains clear in my mind today. The warmth and love, the innocence of a child and perhaps the innocence of those 1950s years contribute to my magical memories. These are precious memories …

College News Diplomas Jacky Zhou, from Columbia, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the spring of 2021 at the New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York. Molly K. Stott, from Conestoga, received a doctorate in pharmacy, cum laude, in May 2021 from the University of Rhode Island, …

VALHALLA, NY – Former assistant teacher at Westchester Community College faces felony charge after authorities say she presented a falsified version of a COVID-19 vaccination card in order to secure permanent employment there . The Westchester County District Attorney’s Office said Sonya Tarter Wilson, 50, was charged Tuesday with second degree criminal possession of a …

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Community Foundation hit a milestone in December, surpassing $ 200 million in total community grants. The total was reached in the foundation’s quarterly distribution of health and social services grants, which awarded nearly $ 3.2 million for a range of programs. Grants are intended for programs in the areas of civic …

Ashland is a college town, its centerpiece being a 135-acre campus of venerable Ashland University. But it’s also the kind of cozy home that hosts window-decorating contests on Main Street at Christmas and a cornhole tournament in the summer. Regionally, it draws crowds to its annual Balloonfest and Ashland Chautauqua events, welcoming foreigners arriving via …

By SARAH HUFFMAN (Left to Right) MP Nathalia Fernández presents a state citation to Brandon Montes, founder of the Norwood Community Library, at her book stand on October 16, 2021, during Hispanic Heritage Month. Photo via Twitter Outside the Warden’s House on Reservoir Oval East in the Norwood section of the Bronx is a light …

by Amanda Ong This October 20, 2021, was the kickoff of the Community land conservation (CLC), a BIPOC-led land conservation organization that acquires land for parks in historically underserved communities so that community voices are heard and centered in land use decision making. The CLC has been in the works for more than three years, …

Like news deserts continue to expand in the United States, two of the most promising ways to tackle the problem have been the rise of journalists-entrepreneurs launching their own local news startups and the rise of philanthropy as a key revenue stream for journalism. But the pursuit decline of local journalism – accelerated by the …

NEW YORK – Greek-Canadian comedian Angelo Tsarouchas continues to entertain the Greek community across North America. Among his latest stops were performances at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Troy, MI, and the Melrose Ballroom in Astoria, NY. In addition to being a comedian and actor mainstream world class Tsarouchas also present a custom show …

December 12 – The Wyoming Tribune Eagle asked readers in the Cheyenne area to name their favorite holiday lights in town, and you certainly did so. The holiday lights are synonymous with the Christmas spirit, but beneath the flash there is a deep emotional drive to attract the attention of a passing car. Residents hang …

College News Dean’s list Anna de goede, from Mount Joy, was named to the provost’s roster with a perfect GPA of 4.0 for the 2021 spring semester at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York. Breeann benfer, from Columbia, was named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2021 semester at Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. Adrienne …

Meetings, Events • Cardington-Lincoln Elementary School is in need of mentors for the Big Brothers / Big Sisters program in Central Ohio. They currently have no mentor. If you’re interested, contact Jordan Smith, Match Support Specialist, at 740-369-2447 or [email protected] • Blood drives: December 17; Noon to 6 p.m., Marengo United Methodist Church, 8 N. …

Dwayne Dunbar, a local community leader, said providing information was not whistleblowing, but keeping the community safe. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two community leaders in Columbus are asking anyone with information about the shooting deaths of two young siblings and a man to come forward. Officers found Charles Wade, 22, Demitrius Wall’neal, 9, and Londynn Wall’neal, …

WOOSTER – In preparation for over a year, the Wayne County Community Corrections Board approved its three-year strategic plan on Monday, December 6. It outlines goals for criminal justice agencies to work more closely together while prioritizing the next steps in the county jail renovation and expansion. Haiti:“We are grateful to God”: 3 other hostages …

Dale Edwards, Adrienne Arsht Center Vice President of Marketing The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) is proud to announce that Dale Edwards has joined the Center as Vice President of Marketing. Edwards will be responsible for the marketing and sales efforts for Arsht Center presentations, including Broadway, dance, theater …

Like its predecessor, 2021 will not go down in history as a great year. (Persistent pandemics will.) It is a bit of a relief, then, to take note of some positive developments in our part of the world that give us hope for better things to come. If you live or work in downtown Cleveland, …

AKRON, Ohio – This year’s annual conference Sugar Plum Vacation Home Tour marks the 20th anniversary of the Gay Community Endowment Fund of the Akron Community Foundation was established. What would you like to know Gay Community Endowment Fund’s Sugar Plum Tour Raises Money for Programs That Have a Positive Impact on the LGBTQ + …

Testing of the state’s drinking water system has detected PFAS chemicals in the treated drinking water of at least two communities in Indiana, according to limited preliminary results. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management found PFAS chemicals in the treated and untreated water of the Charlestown water supply system of Indiana American Water in Clark …

Last Saturday night, the Arnold Community Foundation’s annual fundraiser had its most successful auction ever, bringing in $ 67,000.00. One hundred and eighty people attended the event, which included a social hour, a meal, a live auction and the philanthropic awards ceremony. Wendell Brott was this year’s auctioneer, and residents were more than willing to …

Lincoln Littles Child Care Assistance Fund Donations Exceed $ 600,000 The Lincoln Community Foundation was clearly his path. In fact, under Bartle’s guidance: • Foundation assets increased from $ 62 million to $ 190 million. • Annual community grants increased from $ 4 million to over $ 21 million. • Nebraska’s first community land trust …

Joshua Manley, the new superintendent of Ninety Six National Historic Site, speaks with two guests who said they walk around the park daily in Ninety Six, SC (Damian Dominguez / The Index-Journal via AP) PA EIGHTY-SIXTEEN, SC Mounds of dirt lay in front of Joshua Manley on his first day as director of Ninety Six …

Holiday bow making course, Monday, December 6, 4 p.m., Flowers by Darlene, 98 W. Main St., Logan. Free if you bring your own ribbon, $ 10 if you buy a ribbon on site. Special holiday bingo for ages 50 and over, Monday, December 13, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 Spring …