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  • Autism, SunRail: weekend talk topics

    Autism, SunRail: weekend talk topics
    Autism, transportation and security are among the topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: “Flashpoint” and Lauren Rowe bring attention to National Autism Awareness Month, which is April. The program airs at 8 a.m....
  • Decision could change donors' pledges

    This will greatly change who will contribute to the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley since funding will be targeted to specific mostly urban schools. The United Way will lose many contributions from people who would rather support programs that...
  • New emphasis on schools makes sense

    The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is a great organization that has provided many nonprofits with financial support. Just like about 10 years ago, the agency re-evaluated its commitments and determined where to get the most bang for the buck....
  • Is United Way's added focus on schools proper?

    The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is launching a new investment plan that narrows its focus to young pupils in 22 hand-picked, mostly urban elementary schools, resulting in some traditional United Way recipients losing their funding if their...
  • Approach sound, questions remain

    I am firmly in favor of funding the youngest and the neediest members of our community. I feel that the results are more impressive. Inevitably, during change, some get hurt. This should not hinder change. It is leadership's job to make those tough...
  • Spending money to make an impact

    The recent announcement appears to be an attempt to apply a more businesslike approach to funding. The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley believes that concentrating contribution dollars more heavily on an area designated as having the most impact on...
  • WFTV special celebrates literacy

    WFTV special celebrates literacy
    WFTV-Channel 9 examines the importance of teaching young children to read in the special "Central Florida Reads: A Spotlight on Literacy." The half-hour program airs at 8 p.m. Wednesday (tonight). Anchors Greg Warmoth and Martie Salt host the show....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Employee Volunteers To Read To Children In Hartford

    The hallways at Dr. Michael D. Fox School were lined with nearly 130 volunteers who collected one of two books by the beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss, in preparation for reading to children on Monday, March 3. United Way of Central and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: West Hartford Resident Volunteers To Read With Local Children

    The hallways at Dr. Michael D. Fox School were lined with nearly 130 volunteers who collected one of two books by the beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss, on March 3. United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, in partnership with Hartford...
  • READER SUBMITTED: East Hartford Employees Volunteer To Read To Children

    The hallways at Dr. Michael D. Fox School were lined with nearly 130 volunteers who collected one of two books by the beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss. United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, in partnership with Hartford Public Schools,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Come To A Help Me Grow Community Cafe In Haddam-Killingworth

    The new State of Connecticut Office of Early Childhood is sponsoring a Help Me Grow Campaign in Middlesex County this spring to increase awareness of the critical need for universal developmental screening of children birth to five years of age and...
  • Emergency crews face toxic challenge in Washington mudslide

    Emergency crews face toxic challenge in Washington mudslide
    OSO, Washington - Recovery teams struggling through thick mud up to their armpits and heavy downpours at the site of a devastating landslide in Washington state are also facing an unseen and potentially dangerous stew of toxic contaminants. Sewage,...