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  • Early childhood education services expanded in D200

    Early childhood education services expanded in D200
    Early childhood education providers are hopeful that more local children will be better prepared for kindergarten as efforts make headway in the Wheaton Warrenville area. A year after a partnership began among local agencies to align their goals and...
  • Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies

     Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies
    Helen Heyrman, executive director of the first Home Health Care Association in the country, earned the moniker "Home Health Helen" and received 28 national, state and local awards for her dedication as an early leader in the field of aging. "Helen...
  • Letter: Act would threaten parents' rights

    The Strong Start for America's Children Act, SB 1697 will be using federal dollars to create universal preschool programs. In addition, money would be used to fund the “Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program,” which was...
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  • Health chief Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw Obamacare rollout, resigns

    WASHINGTON — Kathleen Sebelius, who helped guide the rocky and controversial rollout of President Obama's landmark health law, has resigned as Health and Human Services secretary after more than five years. In her place, the president plans as...
  • Palm Beach County considers adding new children's department

    Palm Beach County considers adding new children's department
    Palm Beach County is considering creating a new county department intended to consolidate efforts to help local children. The new Children and Youth Services Department would take a host of children’s programs spread among other branches of county...
  • Volunteers Needed

    Opportunity Builders Opportunity Builders Inc. is a nonprofit that provides vocational training and employment services to adults with developmental disabilities. Volunteer instructor aides, ages 18 and older, assist clients with staying on-task to meet...
  • West County: Wanted - Foster grandparent, must be willing to get hugged

    For four hours each day, four days a week, Severn resident Patricia Garrett gets to do what she does best - be a granny. Garrett is a foster grandparent at Van Bokkelen Elementary School. For the past seven years, she has provided educational support and...
  • Bill Kennedy: New year brings much to be done

    It's been an eventful couple of weeks since my last entry in this space. I've returned after a wonderful week with the family in what turned out to be not-so-sunny and definitely not warm southland. Santa treated all of us quite well and the gifts were...
  • Safe Carroll: Celebrate children's dental health month

    February marks the celebration of a monthlong focus on children's dental health by the Maryland Office on Oral Health and the American Dental Association. This is a good time to remind parents and children about the importance of taking care of their oral...
  • Governor, Foundation To The Rescue In Shutdown

    The federal shutdown is bringing out the worst and best in government. The worst: The Pentagon announcing that it couldn't pay death benefits to families of four soldiers and a Marine who died in Afghanistan. The money covers such expenses as burials...
  • High Cost Of Poverty

    In 2014, the state must turn its attention to poverty. In both human and economic terms, it's gotten too expensive. Nearly 50 years ago, on Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced the bold initiative that would become known as the War on...