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  • Quaker Steak & Lube sponsors wing giveaway

    Quaker Steak & Lube sponsors wing giveaway
    Quaker Steak & Lube will celebrate National Chicken Wing Day on July 29 by giving away wings. Here’s how the promotion works: Diners who donate a non-perishable item to benefit The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula from July 22 through July 29...
  • Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown

     Contraband slaves flocked to Yorktown
    Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862. Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
  • Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown

    Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown
    Gaze into the 150-year-old photograph of Pennsylvania Quaker Sarah Cadbury and you may not see anything particularly special. But behind her unassuming expression and plain-Jane hairdo stirred a revolutionary devotion to human freedom. Like nearly...
  • Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold

    Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold
    “The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery. As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
  • California officials, inmate advocates discuss hunger strike

    SACRAMENTO -- Inmate advocates were left disappointed by their conversation with California prison officials Tuesday, the first such meeting since a statewide hunger strike began two weeks ago. The inmates are seeking improvements in prison conditions...
  • Peace group prays for abolishing nuclear weapons by 2020

     
    The Second Annual Abolition 2020 and Hiroshima/Nagasaki Interfaith Commemoration will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Quaker Meeting House, 316 E. Marks St., Orlando. Members of different religious traditions will speak on nonviolence,...
  • Kentwood Restaurant Donating Percentage of Sales to Breast Cancer Awareness

    Kentwood Restaurant Donating Percentage of Sales to Breast Cancer Awareness
    Quaker Steak & Lube in Kentwood is getting involved with breast cancer awareness. The restaurant's Grand Rapids location (in Kentwood) is making its Bike Nite a way to also raise money to fight cancer. Bike Nite starts Thursday at 5, and features food...
  • 20 Quaker cereal plant workers claim $241M Powerball win in Iowa

    20 Quaker cereal plant workers claim $241M Powerball win in Iowa
      A group of 20 co-workers from the shipping department at a Cedar Rapids cereal plant stepped forward Wednesday to claim a $241 million Powerball jackpot. The group, which formed a trust calling itself The Shipping 20, chose to receive the jackpot as...
  • July 18: Midday Fix - Healthy office snacks

    July 18: Midday Fix - Healthy office snacks
    Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian, Author and Nutrition Consultant to the Chicago Cubs. 1) Breakfast Before: Cherry scone (480 cals, 25g fat, 15g saturated fat) After: Quaker Real Medleys Cherry Pistachio Oatmeal (290 cals, 8g fat, 1g...
  • Quaker

      Williamsburg Friends Meeting (Quakers) Meeting at Williamsburg Montesorri School 4200 Longhill Road, Williamsburg Approx. 2 miles West of Rte. 199- Longhill Rd. Interchange Sunday- 10am Child Care - 10:15am For more information, call 757-887-3108
  • Quaker principles meet romance cliches in The Last Runaway

    Quaker principles meet romance cliches in The Last Runaway
    Among historical novelists, the Anglo-American writer Tracy Chevalier has carved out a nifty niche for herself. She culls the centuries for settings in which to drop initially shy but ultimately strong-willed young heroines caught up in social, romantic...
  • Quaker City String Band

    Quaker City String Band
    The Quaker City String Band takes its unique form of entertainment to audiences all over the world. Quaker City has entertained the people of Cuba, Mexico, England, Canada, France and Italy. Since 1986, the band has performed in Galveston, Texas for their...