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  • Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams

    Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams
    In the wake of the high-profile suicide of comedian Robin Williams, Central Florida's main crisis hotline reports a surge in callers who feel depressed, lost and isolated. "Suicide is a very taboo subject. We don't usually talk about it," said Josette...
  • Agencies, charities step forward to assist needy in Ferguson, Mo.

    FERGUSON, Mo. The residents of the Canfield Green Apartments and their neighbors started lining up at the drop-in help center on West Florissant Avenue at 5 a.m. Thursday. "By 9 a.m., we had over 250 people there and we didn't even open until 10," said...
  • NAI Summit represents tenant in lease renewal, and other Lehigh Valley company news

    NAI Summit represents tenant in lease renewal Mike Adams of NAI Summit recently represented tenant WEL in the lease renewal for 66,928 square feet of warehouse space at 200 Cascade Drive in Allentown. WEL Cos. is a creative logistics company that...
  • Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless

    Clean skid row's streets, but then house the homeless
    The organizers of Operation Healthy Streets, a newly revamped version of an existing Los Angeles city program, vow that filthy skid row streets will be scoured every other month (and spot-cleaned in between) and that city and county outreach workers...
  • Director at ARC always thinking, improving programs for developmentally disabled

    Director at ARC always thinking, improving programs for developmentally disabled
    LEESBURG — Even during his time off, Mark Swain thinks about work. Swain is the chief executive officer of the Arc Sunrise of Central Florida, a program for developmentally delayed people, where he worked for the last six years. "This job is...
  • Gigantic Garage Sale returns to expo center Sept. 20

    For nearly 25 years the Gigantic Garage Sale has been drawing thousands of bargain shoppers from across Palm Beach County as well as hundreds of vendors each year. The tradition will continue this year from 7 a.m. (early shopping) to 2 p.m. Sept. 20...
  • Corporate giving

    •AT&T donated $40,000 to Heart of Florida United Way to fund United Way programs in the areas of income, health and basic needs throughout Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties. •Staples Foundation, the charitable arm of Staples Inc., donated...
  • Volunteers sought for reading program

    If you love to teach kids how to read, the United Way of Broward County has a job for you. "ReadingPals" volunteers who pass background checks are asked to donate an hour each week for 25 weeks beginning in September. The students are either in pre-...
  • ProJeCt of Easton survey shows struggles of food pantry clients

    A recent survey paints a bleak picture of the life for poor people in Easton. The two-month sampling of clients at ProJeCt of Easton's food pantry found that many are skipping meals, choosing to pay the electric bill instead of buying food and ignoring...
  • Giving residents a little boost

    Giving residents a little boost
    GLOUCESTER – Over 9 percent of Gloucester's nearly 37,000 residents live below the poverty level, according to the U.S. Census. Even more live at or slightly above that level, said Bill Fulton, a volunteer with the Samaritan Group. "That means...
  • Saturday's local baseball roundup: Gwinnett's big first inning dooms Tides to loss

    International League: Gwinnett scored five runs in the first inning off Chris Jones (6-8) and went on to beat the Norfolk Tides 7-1 in Lawrenceville, Ga. Braves right-hander Kanekoa Texeira (3-3) made the lead stand up, pitching seven innings and...
  • New England Air Museum executive director to retire this year

    When Michael P. Speciale became executive director of the New England Air Museum 29 years ago, it was a one-hangar museum that was still recovering from the effects of a tornado in 1979, which decimated its outdoor aircraft collection. Now it is a major...