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  • Two Leesburg churches join forces to help feed the needy

    Two Leesburg churches join forces to help feed the needy
    LEESBURG — When members of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church went searching for help with its successful food ministry, they didn't have to look very far, the perfect partner was right next door at First Presbyterian Church of Leesburg. Gloria Dei's...
  • 07/04: Progressions

    Jason Urbanowicz and Heather Nason were hired as associates at Rogers Towers, P.A., Orlando. Matthew Blood, Heart of Florida United Way, Orlando, was appointed president of the Orlando-based Council on Volunteer Management board of directors. Submit...
  • United Way names new leaders

    Philanthropy United Way of Broward County named a new vice chair and four new board members. Jon Ferrando, executive vice president-general counsel, corporate development and human resources of AutoNation, was named as the new vice chair. The new...
  • Stephen Moss: Make a difference, invest in your community

    Author and anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, that's the only thing that ever has." Mead's quote eloquently reinforces the point that everyone has the...
  • Security, Social Workers Among Uses For Federal Funds In Newtown

    The nine agencies getting the $7.3 million in federal funds in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will use the money to pay for school security guards, social workers and to send one student who witnessed his principal's slaying to a...
  • Political Landscape: Primary results certified, now it's on to November

    The Orange County Registrar of Voters officially certified the primary election results Tuesday. About 24% of the county's electorate voted in the June 3 election — a 6% decline from the 30.1% turnout during the 2010 primary. This year,...
  • National HIV Testing Day -- what's your status?

    National HIV Testing Day -- what's your status?
    Here's a scary thought: One in six people who are HIV-positive are not aware of it. That means they're not getting the treatment they need to stay healthy -- and that they may pass the virus on to others unknowingly. But Friday marks the 20th annual...
  • Adolescente de Southington acusado de homicidio tras incendio que mata joven de 19 años

    Adolescente de Southington acusado de homicidio tras incendio que mata joven de 19 años
      Un adolescente local enfrenta cargos de homicidio y otros cargos de felonía por presuntamente iniciar un fuego el domingo antes del amanecer que mató a la estudiante universitaria de 19 años Kristen Milano, quien dormía en el apartamento de su...
  • Southington Fire Suspect Had Fireworks, Matches, Court Records Say

    SOUTHINGTON — Fireworks and matches are among the items police took from Eric Morelli, who is charged with manslaughter in the predawn fire Sunday that killed sleeping college student Kristen Milano inside her family's apartment, according to...
  • Southington Teen Charged With Manslaughter After Fire Kills 19-Year-Old

    Southington Teen Charged With Manslaughter After Fire Kills 19-Year-Old
    SOUTHINGTON — A local teenager faces manslaughter and other felony charges for allegedly starting the pre-dawn fire Sunday that killed 19-year college student Kristen Milano, asleep in her family's Darling Street apartment. Eric Morelli, 18, of...
  • Sandy Hook Charities Raise $28 Million, Nearly Half Unspent

    Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report. The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
  • Huntington Beach youth shelter honors supporters

     Huntington Beach youth shelter honors supporters
    Poised beyond her 22 years and articulating an inspirational story in a strong, confident voice, the young woman might be seen as having her work cut out for her: convincing the audience that she had been an at-risk teenager a few years before....