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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 …