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  • Police have suspect in Holly Branagan cold case

    Police have suspect in Holly Branagan cold case
    For the first time since Holly Branagan's murder 35 years ago, investigators working the cold case say they believe they know who stabbed the 17-year-old to death in the kitchen of her Bethlehem home. But city police Detective Thomas Galloway, who...
  • Glynn promoted to president of TowneBank Chesapeake-Portsmouth-Suffolk

    Glynn promoted to president of TowneBank Chesapeake-Portsmouth-Suffolk
    P. Ward Robinett Jr., the founding president of TowneBank Portsmouth, announced his retirement at the end of 2013. On Jan. 1, Dawn S. Glynn became president of the bank's newly created Chesapeake-Portsmouth-Suffolk region. Glynn is a founding officer of...
  • Legislature's Leaders Champion Retirement-For-All Bill

    The average Social Security retirement check in Connecticut last year was $16,461, according to the Social Security Administration — and for 28 percent of elderly recipients, it's their only income. The Connecticut House and Senate majority leaders...
  • Disney gives out $3.8 million in grants to community nonprofits

    Disney gives out $3.8 million in grants to community nonprofits
    Actors have their Oscars. Musicians, their Grammys. But for nonprofits throughout Central Florida, the biggest honor is a 13-inch statuette of Mickey Mouse — and the nice, fat check from Disney that comes with it. Walt Disney World Resort passed...
  • The keys to success

    The keys to success
    Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in. Their friend — the mother of a bride-to-be who'd been jilted a day before she was to walk down the altar — needed a pick-me-up. Drawn to the words...
  • Many happy returns with free tax prep

    Many happy returns with free tax prep
    In a Peanuts comic, Snoopy wrote to the Internal Revenue Service requesting his subscription be canceled and his name be removed from the mailing list. Since that's not an option, let's look at ways to get your federal income taxes done for free ahead...
  • On A Huge Day For Travelers, Charity Still Starts At Home

    On a day when his company made certain that the Hartford area's one annual major league sports event would remain through 2024, Travelers Chairman and CEO Jay Fishman used the term "collective we." It is a fitting term. "We are a hometown company, 7,000...
  • SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 2: HMK Insurance Employee happiness assured at HMK

    HMK Insurance in Bethlehem — the region's largest locally owned and independent agency — has striven to maintain a familial corporate culture even as it has gotten bigger. Founded in 1914, HMK (Hampson, Mowrer, Kreitz) offers business and...
  • Nursery school truly a community project

    Nursery school truly a community project
    Logs from Highland Park trees provide seating in an outdoor classroom's miniature amphitheater that also has a sandbox and murals at Highland Park Community Nursery School. Various pieces of this outdoor classroom share the distinction of having been...
  • Tax prep session at college

    Irvine Valley College will host a free income tax preparation session Saturday. People or families can get help putting together their taxes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Business Sciences Technology and Innovation Center on campus at 5500 Irvine...
  • Katie Porta: Disabilities advocate speaks for voiceless

    Katie Porta: Disabilities advocate speaks for voiceless
    Winter Park Memorial Hospital officials had their dukes up, on the defensive. On the line, a caller with an ominous question: “What are you doing at the hospital to my son?" Rather than a straight jab, the caller threw a curve: "My son came home...
  • Hundreds gather for MLK day of service

    Hundreds gather for MLK day of service
    Patricia Meade made sure she had the day off for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday Monday. The Joliet woman used a vacation day to take the day off from work so she could join about 450 people in Joliet to give back to the community by volunteering....