| Mar 8, 2014
When I agreed to submit an essay for this year's Outlook with the theme "Great Expectations," I immediately harkened back to a high school requirement to study Charles Dickens' novel of that title. Reflecting on the task to opine on "Allentown's future...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:19 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Nine candidates have filed to get on the May 6 ballot in four City Council races.
But with Mayor McKinley Price and Vice Mayor Bert Bateman not drawing opposition, seven of those candidates have crowded into two races for South...
| Feb 27, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — The Newport News City Council could become a family affair, if one candidate has her way.
Teunsha Vick, the daughter of Councilwoman Tina Vick, is putting her hat in the ring for an open South District seat on the seven-person...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:56 AM
has been named vice president and sales agent at Dietrick Group LLC in Allentown.
Bartkus has more than 10 years of experience in commercial real estate and will serve in the company's sales, leasing and developmental projects.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Sarah Westgate has two very important jobs.
She's an operations assistant for American Bank in South Whitehall Township.
And she's mom to 10-year-old Ashley.
Because of the flexibility she's afforded at American Bank, she can balance both.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:39 AM
"I wasn't a happy camper when my wife insisted we purchase a steel storm shelter to put in the garage. Rather expensive. However, sitting in it during the tornado watch (thank goodness nothing much happened) Friday somewhat altered my...
| Feb 23, 2014
For months, Tonja Davis has worried about the elevated levels of radon in her Lansing home.
Her concerns will soon be over.
Thanks to donations from readers and a west suburban company, a radon mitigation system is scheduled to be installed next week....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:15 AM
A few Sundays ago, Kelley Jackson addressed the congregation at Fort Lauderdale's First Presbyterian Church. His topic was the annual Habitat for Humanity Bike Ride, which is in need of both volunteers and donations.
"I sold it!" Jackson said of the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Students and Faculty Will Depart for Miami to Participate in Collegiate Challenge Habitat for Humanity
One of the many lifelong lessons the Hyde School (www.hyde.edu), a leader in family-based character education, imparts on its students is the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Habitat for Humanity is doing more than building affordable homes these days. The faith-based nonprofit is painting and repairing them, too.
In a foray into neighborhood revitalization, Habitat of Greater Orlando is partnering with Orange County on a...
| Feb 18, 2014
The executive director of Habitat for Humanity's Chicago South Suburbs chapter said his organization will begin testing houses for radon before offering them to qualified participants.
Although such testing is not required by state law, the nonprofit...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
If this was Tuesday or Thursday, Cal and Phyllis Conklin would be delivering Meals On Wheels to residents of the Goldsboro neighborhood in Sanford, as they've done for more than 30 years.
But this is Sunday, so the Conklins — Cal is 85, Phyllis 83...