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A Cleaner Community | News, Sports, Jobs

BRIDGEPORT — Pease Township administrators are encouraging residents to clean up their neglected properties or the township will do it for them, leaving the homeowner with the bill. Township administrator Mike Bianconi said he and his fellow administrators are working to improve the township one property …

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Memories of the community | Daily Inter Lake

Discussion focuses on sandhill cranes West Valley Naturalists have resumed monthly presentations at West Valley School, located at 2290 Farm to Market Road, Kalispell. On Wednesday, September 28, Laura Katzman, Land Care Specialist with Flathead Land Trust, will talk about the hundreds of sandhill cranes, which stop in the valley …

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Don’t Buy Anything to Build Community Bonds

As I hung the new dress in my closet, I wondered if it had a story. Did the previous owner wear it on a night out or a night out with friends? It reminded me of a Robert Palmer video, kinda cool, kinda short, kinda 80s. I quickly decided it …

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COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS – Chronicle Express

To submit or update your community announcement information, email [email protected] or send the information to PO Box 200, Penn Yan, NY 14527. THE SEED LIBRARY At a recent meeting, The Plant Based People Group heard about The Seed Library at the Modest Bedient Memorial Library in Branchport. The Seed Library …

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SEPTA’s 47 bus connects Latino communities in Philadelphia in ‘La Guagua 47’

Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off with a splash of color and pride on Thursday night’s premiere Guagua 47, a short film based on an original song of the same name by songwriter and producer Alba Martínez. The film was created in partnership with SEPTA, Al Día News and Ritmo Lab. …

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News | City of Santa Clara

Heavier than normal traffic is expected September 17-18 on Kiely Boulevard, Benton Street and Homestead Road following the Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival. The festival attracts the talents of regional artists, entertainers and winegrowers. For the inhabitants, this event is a kind of homecoming. Residents gather and volunteer to …

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Cornhole Boards Installed at Crosslake Community Center – Pine and Lakes Echo Journal

CROSSLAKE – The Crosslake Community Center added a new activity for residents and visitors on Thursday, August 11, installing two pairs of cornhole boards. The concrete cornhole “boards” were installed in place of the community center’s bocce courts, which did not generate the interest that staff had hoped for when …

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Community comes together as Estacada fire brings back memories of 2020

When Level 3 (go now) evacuation warnings hit the Estacada area surrounding Milo McIver State Park, 40-year-old Angie Zeise sprang into action. Accompanied by dozens of volunteers, Zeise helped open Molalla Buckeroo, 20 miles southwest of Estacada, as a campsite and animal shelter for those being evacuated. Zeise arrived at …

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Westport hosts fitness expo and more

Club203, a new social club for disabled adults, has released its monthly event calendar. It launched with a launch party on September 7. Events continue with a Halloween party at the Remarkable Theater on October 19, a game and pizza night at Toquet Hall on November 19, a holiday celebration …

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Hall promoted to Monroe Community Credit Union

Kate Hall has been promoted to vice president of strategic management at Monroe Community Credit Union. In her new role, Ms. Hall will manage the credit union’s strategic initiatives and projects and continue to oversee its marketing efforts. Hall has been an employee of the credit union for 10 years. …

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FatManTerra Educates the Community About Crypto Scams by Creating a Fake Investment Scheme

Crypto Influencer FatManTerra refunded over $100,000 received from crypto users seeking to subscribe to his “fabricated” investment plan which was a cover to send an educational message to the community about crypto scams. FatMan took Twitter deceive his supporters by offering them a bogus investment plan. He wanted to gauge …

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Community in shock after NC student’s stabbing death

JACKSONVILLE, NC (WNCT) — Many in the Jacksonville community are still thinking about what happened Thursday morning at Northside High School. Three students are behind bars and face charges after another student died after being stabbed in a fight that broke out before school started. Another student was stabbed but …

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Deatrich Wise Jr. receives 2022 New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award

Wise has been involved with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and annually hosts a Thanksgiving and Christmas campaign to support those in need in our community. Two of Wise’s signature events include his annual Big Man Camp held to help linemen develop their techniques, as well as their physical and psychological …

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Latest CDC data shows COVID levels in the state’s community continue to decline; NKY counties in yellow zone

By Tom Lateckkentucky today The latest Kentucky COVID-19 community level map, which is released weekly based on data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows a drop in the number of counties that have a high community level. The community levels map shows by county whether the …

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Cañon City School District Superintendent Adam Hartman responds to community feedback regarding transgender orientation – Canon City Daily Record

As Superintendent of Schools, I would like to provide some context to address recent concerns about the draft Transgender Policy that has been introduced and designed to guide staff, students and families. One question we’ve heard is “Why do schools need this policy, and why now?” Let me start by …

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Area Community News | News, Sports, Jobs

Italian sons and daughters picnic at Brooke Hills Park WELLSBURG — The Sons and Daughters of America Italian District of West Virginia will host a first with an annual family picnic scheduled for August 28. It will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Brooke Hills …

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Meet the champions of community engagement CIVIC: your next employer? | New

Following last week’s visit to OPEN OFFICE in Los Angeles, we are moving our Meet your next employer series east of Providence, Rhode Island, where CIVIC is located. Founded by architect Manuel Cordero and based in Providence’s Innovation District, CIVIC’s work is defined by an inclusive view of the built …

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Las Cruces to Vote on Rent Discrimination and Community of Hope Master Plan

LAS CRUCES – Las Cruces City Council will consider measures Monday to support tenants against discrimination, to approve a master plan for a local homeless organization and to approve the issuance of bonds for firefighters’ equipment. At a regular Aug. 15 meeting, councilors will consider a resolution backing state-level legislation …

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Missouri budget makes smart investment in community health centers • Missouri Independent

Each year, National Health Centers Week provides an opportunity to highlight the contributions that Community Health Centers make to our communities. This year, we celebrate not only the exceptional care provided by Community Health Centers, but also the investments Missourians are making to keep this infrastructure strong. As the medical …

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Jackson Heights Community Refrigerator Block Party Celebrates Two Years of Food for Those in Need – QNS.com

Residents come out for free activities and a food giveaway at Jackson Heights Block Party hosted by the local food pantry. (Photo by Adrian Childress) Subscribe to our amNY Sports e-Newsletter to get news and match coverage for your favorite teams About 150 people attended the Jackson Heights Block Party …

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Community cares | News, Sports, Jobs

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS Volunteers take a moment to pose in front of one of the trailers, loaded with supplies, heading for Kentucky. DUNNSTOWN – When a call for help goes out, the people of Clinton County respond. That was proven by ten on Sunday as a dozen volunteers helped load …

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National Night Out promotes community relations | News, Sports, Jobs

On Tuesday, Kish Park was overflowing with visitors, there to take part in the second Combined National Night, hosted by Mifflin County, Lewistown and Granville Township Regional Police. The same with Myers Park in Mifflintown – and similar locations across the state and country. The first National Night …

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Santa Ana directs millions of federal bailout funds to community services

Santa Ana just received an additional $64 million in federal coronavirus rescue funds in the bank this summer and city officials plan to spend a good chunk of it on community services and programs. City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to appropriate the second half of $128 million in COVID …

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What is Destiny 2’s biggest problem, according to the community?

Destiny 2 Bungie I’m no stranger to highlighting Destiny 2 issues and suggesting fixes, and while I might write an entire post on individual issues pretty much every day, I figured it would be interesting to sort out a recent topic i found asking the community what they thought was …

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AARP Hawai’i Accepting Nominations for Community Service Award

July 31, 2022, 11 a.m. HST * Updated July 31, 10:19 a.m. AARP Hawai’i wants to honor volunteers dedicated to community service. The organization is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Andrus Community Service Award. The award honors volunteers aged 50 and over who share their experience, talent and skills …

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Inmates help supplement the job market in the Alabama community

By MICHAEL WETZEL, The Decatur Daily DECATUR, Ala. (AP) – Using trusted inmates to fill local business vacancies in a tight labor market has helped employers, provided money for paying fines or restitution, and benefited prison budgets of the county, but inmates must follow strict rules. rules for remaining eligible …

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UMass Chan Community Garden hits home food insecurity hard

Walk around campus on Thursdays at noon this summer and you’ll see a hive of activity on a small patch of land adjacent to the volleyball and basketball courts, which since 2019 has been home to the UMass Chan Community Garden. MD and Ph.D. students Claire Branley, Emma Holt, and …

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30% of monkeypox SF cases among the Latinx community

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — New data from the San Francisco Department of Public Health shows that monkeypox circulates disproportionately among the Latinx population. KRON4 spoke with the Latino Task Force, who say this is another health crisis hitting their community first. According to the health department, the latest monkeypox data …

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COVID-19 community spread ‘high’ in Hamilton County

CINCINNATI – As Cincinnati prepares for a busy weekend downtown, local health officials are reminding residents and visitors of the importance of wearing a mask to protect against a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Hamilton County. What do you want to know The CDC has changed the community spread …

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GM strengthens local community with grants to nonprofits – Macomb Daily

General Motors on Wednesday awarded $160,000 in community grants to eight local nonprofit organizations during a special presentation at the GM Technical Center in Warren. The grants are part of GM’s Community Impact Grants program, established in 2010, and focus on STEM education, road and vehicle safety, community development and …

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Community grants available through Caring Foundation | News, Sports, Jobs

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation will provide a limited number of one-year annual grants of up to $50,000 to communities and organizations in North Dakota working to support the well-being and community prevention. The goal of Caring For Communities’ SPARK (Strengthening People, …

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Blue Mountain Community College faculty union files labor grievances over layoffs

Supporters of the Blue Mountain Community College faculty union rallied at a June board meeting to protest the job cuts. After the college made layoffs, the union filed 10 grievances in an effort to restore the positions. Antonio Sierra / OPB Blue Mountain Community College finished laying off five full-time …

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Raleigh Mayor Faces 2 Critical Challengers to City’s Community Engagement :: WRAL.com

By Joe Fisher, WRAL reporter Raleigh, North Carolina — Tackling the rising cost of living and increasing the number of affordable housing options are high on the priority list of the three candidates who want to be mayors of the city of Raleigh. Incumbent Mary-Ann Baldwin will face DaQuanta Copeland …

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Community Message: Kohl’s and Alverno College Announce Kohl Scholars for 2022-23

Editor’s note: Community posts are where community announcements and event posts are posted. If you have a community-focused event that you think our readers would be interested in, please submit it here. Today, Alverno College and Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announce the recipients of the Kohl’s Scholars for the 2022-23 academic …

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Kneaded Provisions Community Bakes in South Bristol

Kneaded Provisions recently opened for their second season in South Bristol. (Photo courtesy of Kneaded Provisions) On June 23, Kneaded Provisions, the South Bristol-based all-in-one cafe, bakery and country store, opened for its second summer. Owned by Sara Mitchell and Jennifer Keegan and managed by Kara Keegan, the store has …

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As a community of parents, caregivers, we need to learn the signs of depression

Our family knows a lot about mental illness, especially the risk of suicide. This is how we lost our son. Americans have become more aware of mental health issues than ever before. This led the American Academy of Pediatrics to recommend screening all children 12 and older for depression and …

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Stratford community rallies after primary school burglary

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Four teenagers broke into Mary Ann Elementary School in Stratford over the weekend. The results were a few broken digital cards, televisions, and a few other items. Stratford(n / A) Damage has been reported at at least $100,000 so far. The teenagers broke in through a …

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Former Broncs athletes help build community in Uganda and promote football camp

Visiting Kern Valley band joining local youngsters to get up to speed. | Submitted A group of exceptional athletes from Kern Valley High School have joined a team from Kern County Youth for Christ (YFC) ministries on an adventure to Africa to help build community, promote football and s’ take …

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Special moves, star bonuses, and more

On the heels of Deino Community Day, Pokemon GO returns to the Sinnoh region. This time around, Starly is in the spotlight, featured on July’s Community Day. As always, there will be buffs in effect, a special move, and more. For all the details on Starly Community Day, read on! …

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Novant Health and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Announce $1 Million Community Program Investment – ​​WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE – Novant Health and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library announced a partnership on Wednesday to address the social determinants of health, health equity and help create lasting impact in our communities. Novant Health will make an investment of $1 million, including a cash donation of $500,000 to the CommonSpark campaign …

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Over 2,000 books collected at TV6’s ‘Cops N’ Kids’ community book drive

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – The second annual “Cops N’ Kids” community book drive was a success with more than 2,000 books and $1,500 raised by the Quad Cities community. The event was sponsored by “The Book Rack” in Davenport. “Cops N’ Kids” promotes positive interaction with law enforcement and encourages …

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2022 EBCI Extension Community Development Reservation-wide Landscape Beautification Contest Winners

The EBCI Community Development Division of the Cooperative Extension Center recently held a community-wide landscape beautification contest. This contest gave community members the opportunity to showcase the landscape of their homes and the hard work they put into beautifying their homes. Community clubs that participated held their own competition and …

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“I felt my gut drop out: ‘U.Va. Community Responds to Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade – The Cavalier Daily

Fear and anxiety are two common feelings among university students following the Supreme Court’s decision to to spill Roe v. Wade Friday, a landmark decision that protected the constitutional right to abortion for nearly 50 years. The decision comes after a draft opinion was leak At the beginning of June. …

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Brookdale ranked No. 1 in New Jersey

June 24, 2022 Brookdale Community College is ranked number one in New Jersey by the 2022 Best-Community-Colleges.com Rankings. Brookdale Community College offers the best programs in New Jersey, according to Best-Community-Colleges.com. Based on 66 evaluation criteriaBrookdale is ranked among the top 50 community colleges in the United States and is …

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NFL community mourns loss of former Ravens Colts DL Tony Siragusa

The NFL community took to social media to remember Tony Siragusa following the former Ravens defensive tackle’s death. Coupled with the untimely death of current Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson, Wednesday marked one of the saddest days for the Baltimore franchise. Affectionately known as “The Goose,” Siragusa, 55, spent 12 NFL …

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Festival brings the community together to reflect on Juneteenth | New

Attracted by vendors, speakers and food trucks, dozens of community members from across the community gathered at Hillview Park in Los Altos to commemorate Juneteenth on Sunday, June 19, at a festival presented by Justice Vanguard (JV ), an organization focused on community investment. The event featured guest speakers, dancers …

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Basketball and volleyball are coming to Cleveland Community College

The carpeted floor of the gymnasium at Cleveland Community College is gone. Over the past month, the college’s maintenance staff have been ripping up carpeting, removing glass panels, and removing everything but the stage at the end of the gymnasium. Work is underway as the college prepares to renovate its …

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Red Bank Business Community Hosts Red Bank Classic 5K Event Again

RED BANK, NJ– Sign up, strap on your shoes and head to downtown Red Bank this Saturday, June 18 for the Red Bank Classic 5K, a premier regional run and walk for all ages and fitness levels. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the charity run/walk will finally …

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Ministers take the floor to defend the Muslim community

A group of Branch County ministers urged the community to allow freedom of religion after comments to Coldwater City Council on May 23. This prompted Pastor Julie Yoder Elmore of Coldwater United Methodist Church and more than a dozen ministers to send a letter to the council. “We make this …

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SA’s oldest Pride organization announces community celebration

This year marks Pride San Antonio’s 19th year of service to the San Antonio community, making it the longest running PRIDE organization in the city. SAN ANTONIO – Pride San Antonio has announced the official community pride celebration for 2022 during Pride Month, called Pride Bigger than Texas. This year …

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Clovis Community College Farmers Market

Students currently enrolled at Clovis Community College (CCC), as well as faculty, can shop for free fresh produce and fruit at the Clovis Community Farmers Market on Thursday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Farmer’s Market is free for students and faculty to ensure that the CCC …

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Horn’s Legislation Recommends Project Funding at State Universities and Community Colleges

LANSING, Michigan— The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a state-sponsored bill Senator Ken Horn to advance a number of capital improvement projects at many Michigan public universities, community colleges, and other state institutions. “As chairman of the Senate Committee on Economic Development and Small Business, I have carefully considered …

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Portsmouth Police remind community to lock their cars after spike in stolen guns

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Portsmouth Police have been busy lately and we’re not just talking about the work they do investigating violent crime. Recently, car break-ins have become a big problem in the city, eventually driving neighborhood crime.People don’t just get by with wallets and phones. Lately Portsmouth detective Brian …

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Children’s fund calls for community support after burglary – Fort Bragg Advocate-News

FORT BRAGG, CA – On May 20, Annie Liner, director of the Mendocino Coast Children’s Fund (MCCF), visited the nonprofit storage units for a routine check, as a large shipment of sporting goods Summer was due to arrive soon and discovered that a break-in had occurred. The units were in …

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Texas community holds vigil for family allegedly murdered by escaped inmate

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Community members in Leon County, Texas gathered for a vigil in memory of a grandfather and four boys who were allegedly killed by escaped inmate Gonzalo Lopez. Grandfather, Mark Collins, 66, and four boys, Waylon Collins, 18; Carson Collins, 16; Hudson Collins, …

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Jersey Blues women’s softball team finishes 3rd in nation

June 2, 2022 The Brookdale Jersey Blues women’s softball team finished its season 3rd in the nation, with an overall record of 33-12, including the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIX championship titles and the Garden State Athletic Conference! Here is a summary of the championship title races. …

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Parents, community members volunteer as teachers at Shuttered Oakland School – NBC Bay Area

Classes resume at a closed elementary school in Oakland on Tuesday. Frustrated parents have taken over Parker Elementary after the school district shut it down for good, and they have a plan to keep teaching their children. “It’s a vision coming true,” said mother Azlinah Tambu. As school reopens – …

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As the community continues to grow, serious crime rates are rising

There were 2,225 calls for service in April, the highest number of SSPS in April since before the pandemic, and 121 more than April last year As the community of South Simcoe grows, so does the crime rate. That’s the message Deputy Chief of South Simcoe Services (SSPS), John Van …

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Middlesex graduates celebrate resilience and community on Meriden debut

MERIDEN – If there were any commonalities in Middlesex Community College’s debut exercises on Thursday night in the auditorium at Platt High School, they could be summed up in two words: resilience and community. Middlesex chief executive Kimberly Hogan told members of Middlesex’s Class of 2022 sitting in front of …

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Monroe, Conn. : A “family-centric” community with a small-town feel

Mike Korchinski, branch vice president of Coldwell Banker Realty, cited a 16% increase in home prices in Monroe last year and another 4% increase in the first quarter of 2022. “We are on the point of increasing 12% annually for 2022,” he said. “That’s astronomical.” But that didn’t stop buyers. …

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May Community Communication – Crookston Times

Superintendent Jeremy Olson Crookston School District Greetings from Crookston Public Schools! It seems that summer is finally coming after a very long winter and a wet spring. As I write this, we still have two weeks of school left and I’m sure most kids are counting down! Here are a …

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Quaint Severna Park Community Receives Unity Gardens Grant

By Desirae Martins This spring, the quaint, multi-generational community of Severna Park, Chartwood, received a Unity Gardens grant, allowing residents to install native gardens at both entrance signs to the community over Earth Day weekend from April 30 to May 1. Chartwood Community Association (CCA) President Lynnley Moore first heard …

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Tillamook Kiwanis Club active in the community | Community

The Tillamook Kiwanis Club continues to be very active in supporting our community. With 43 members, our club is now one of the three largest in Oregon. We are proud to defy national statistics on declining club membership, and we are so grateful to every member. In January, we resumed …

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Community fridge in Oxon Hill aims to alleviate hunger amid high need – NBC4 Washington

Outside the Glassmanor Community Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, lies an oasis in the middle of a five-mile food desert. A Feed the Fridge community refrigerator meets the needs of hungry residents of Prince George’s County. The refrigerator is the second to open in the county and is one of …

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Weathersfield Community Center needs funding to continue | News, Sports, Jobs

WEATHERSFIELD – Township officials will wait until 2023 to begin construction of a new multi-jurisdictional community center in the park next to State Route 46, as all funding for the project must be in place before it can proceed, according to Township administrator David Rouan. Rouan said officials …

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Community Ownership and Separate Land Trusts – Lake County Record-Bee

A person can have more than one trust. A married person can set up a joint trust with their spouse, to control the couple’s real estate acquired during the marriage, but also set up a separate land trust to control their separate real estate. Generally speaking, however, most married couples …

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The association offers hope to prisoners, recovering drug addicts

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The name of the nonprofit organization is Peer Recovery Resources. They operate the Harrelson Center, an umbrella agency for many local nonprofits. Diane Brock is associate director of Peer Recovery Resources. She is also the education coordinator for specialized peer support courses that are offered to …

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Hubbard Lake Community Center fundraising progresses | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Darby Hinkley Hubbard Lake Community Association President Julie Mathewson and Friends of Hubbard Lake Center President Greg Awtry discuss plans for the new community center. HUBBARD LAKE – After decades in a cramped building previously shared with the fire department, the Hubbard Lake Community Center will be …

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Bridge Community Center opens in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — San Diego has battled a spike in violent crime in recent months with the city’s Mt. Hope and Mountain View neighborhoods hit by incidents of gang violence and deadly shootings. But a community church is trying to change that by filling in the gaps. The new Bridge …

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Residents of the Pembroke Park mobile home community brace for eviction

PEMBROKE PARK, Florida. – Residents of a Broward County mobile home park prepare to be evicted from their homes after a battle trying to stay. In March, all park residents received an eviction notice and were told they would have to leave in 30 days. A later notice said the …

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Chicago likely to hit ‘average community level’ of COVID soon, says top doctor – NBC Chicago

While hospitalizations have remained largely stable in Chicago in recent weeks, it looks like the region is at risk of moving to a “medium community level” of COVID-19 soon, the city’s top doctor has said. Chicago Department of Public Health commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady told viewers during his “Ask Arwady” …

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Westborough Goes Green at Energy Show

Scott Kadish, founding member of Zero Waste Westborough, talks to attendees at the recent energy fair. (Photo/Laura Hayes) WESTBOROUGH – Community members gathered at Mill Pond Primary School on Saturday for Westborough’s first energy fair. The fair was organized by Sustainable Westborough and the Westborough Rotary Club. “I think it’s …

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A discussion of prejudice against people with disabilities

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – According to a recent study by one of the leading networks for equality and inclusion in the workplace, Employers’ Network for Equality and Inclusionpeople with disabilities are significantly less likely to be hired than others. As part of 7NEWS’ ‘Community Conversations’, anchor Taylor Murray spoke with …

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Jacksonville native leads Jaguars social responsibility efforts to support community

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – The NFL Draft begins Thursday, and one thing we know for sure is that the Jaguars aren’t just about playing football. Having an NFL team in Jacksonville improves the community. Hometown wife T-Neisha Tate has a pretty cool job. She was promoted by the Jaguars from Director …

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Community partners participate in Louisville’s Hope Village

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Louisville’s Hope Village, a city-run outdoor homeless camp that opened Monday, is getting help from community partners. The Hope Village is located at the corner of College and Brook streets and will provide medical care, veterinary access for pets, hot meals, showers and a needle exchange …

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Sno-Pac ships nationwide and remains an important part of the community | Local News

In small town Caledonia, there’s a building everyone in the community knows: Sno-Pac Foods. Sno-Pac started life in 1900 in a way people might not have expected: as a lumber company. But not only did JP Gengler have a lumber business, he also sold ice from a nearby pond. The …

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Community Development Week Celebration

The Economic and Community Development Department (ECDD) has just completed its celebration of National Community Development Week from April 11th to April 15th. The Department oversees Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds that support and stimulate our community through various organizations, programs and initiatives. At the Commission meeting on Tuesday, …

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Reviews | Porches, garages and community

We might take it for granted now, but the garage wasn’t always at the front of the house. Of course, before there were cars, there were no garages, but even with the advent of cars, it wasn’t always the case that we had a front garage. They were often detached, …

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Basic Black on running for health, wellness, fitness and community

More and more people of color are taking up running for sport or for recreation. For some, it’s about building a supportive social community, while others hit the pavement for the mental and physical health benefits from exercise. However, running still presents many obstacles that prevent people of color from …

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Voices of the community: How our city council can serve our city more effectively | Voice of the community

A well-respected community leader told me recently, “City council has no vision! Vision is such an essential part of leadership that I felt compelled to follow along to see if this was indeed a valid critique or not. Without a doubt, each council member has a personal vision for our …

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Community helps Topeka WWll veteran realize his dream of riding again

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – A World War II veteran had dreamed of getting back in the saddle for years and on Sunday his dreams came true. Delbert Bryant, who served as a medical aide during World War II, has a long history of caring for horses. For years, Bryant dreamed …

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Mike Preston: Howard Community College men’s lacrosse leaps to No. 1 with eyes on bigger prize

All week, Howard Community College men’s lacrosse coach Erik Foust has had to cross the line where reality becomes euphoric. Last Saturday, the then-No. 2 Dragons stunned No. 1 Nassau, 21-9, in a game that was nearly over in the third quarter after Howard took a 10-goal lead. This week, …

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Addressing safety in our community

April 7, 2022 10:46 a.m. by David White, Ramon Batista As City Manager and Police Chief, we would like to address recent local and regional media coverage of a report describing Santa Monica as unsafe. These messages are hard to listen to because we both love working, leading and living …

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James Island Community Calls for Charleston County Historic Designation

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) – The Beefield community on James Island is small, but the people form a tight-knit and passionate neighborhood with lots of stories. Community chairman George Richardson said between military events, a sense of community and a peaceful nature, preserving Beefield’s history is more important than ever. …

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The BRT system is branded “The One” as a unique connected community

Cutting the cake at the hallmark ceremony for The One were, from left, Mt. Vernon Supervisor Dan Storck, Lee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk and Chairman of the Fairfax Board of Supervisors Jeff McKay. McKay previously served as Lee’s district supervisor. This project is close to his heart. By Steve Hunt …

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Three-time cancer survivor opens stores to give back to cancer community

CARY, NC (WNCN) — The fight against cancer is a battle in itself. But navigating the necessary medical treatments and accessories that cancer patients need can be a whole other battle. A local cancer survivor hopes to help. At first glance, Jackie Cromity’s space on Kiesler Drive in Cary looks …

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Californians honor Cesar Chavez Day with community service

San Jose Mayor Volunteers at Martha’s Kitchen in Honor of Cesar Chavez Day In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, communities across California are participating in a day of community service on Thursday. That includes Martha’s Kitchen in San Jose, where Mayor Sam Liccardo volunteered Thursday morning, making sandwiches alongside other …

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Build a community

My first job as a journalist was in a small weekly (circulation: 1,500) that covered the rural town we lived in when my children were growing up. I was hired as a freelance journalist and photographer, paid (if I vaguely remember) about $1 an inch for articles and $3 for …

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Community Foundation welcomes new directors – The Morning Sun

The Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation announced the election of five new directors to its board: Bart Blystone, Karmen Fox, Sherry Knight, Ryan Longoria and Terrie Zitzelsberger. Blystone, Fox, Knight, Longoria and Zitzelsberger join nineteen other trustees at the head of the Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation, a tax-exempt public …

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River Ridge, Univ. of Lynchburg team up for Community Health Fair

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Through a partnership between River Ridge and Lynchburg University, the mall will host the largest regional health trade show the community has seen in the past two years on Friday. Presented by Lynchburg University, organizers say this free health fair – “Passport to Healthy Aging” – …

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Community foundation, student philanthropy groups award 25 grants | News, Sports, Jobs

TR PHOTOS BY SUSANNA MEYER – Julie Hitchins, executive director of the Community Foundation of Marshall County, provided an update on the organization at the annual grant awards ceremony held Tuesday evening. The Community Foundation of Marshall County (CFMC) held its annual grant awards ceremony Tuesday evening on the campus …

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Volunteers Wanted for Cleanups, Community Giveaway | News

the Jenkins-Donelson Foundationa nonprofit that provides food and necessities to those in need, will be hosting a community giveaway on Sunday, March 27 from 1-4 p.m. at the Juke Box Diner, 8637 Sudley Road in Manassas. Volunteers are needed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help set up, unload …

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Push to expand New York Community School Program

SARANAC LAKE, NY (WCAX) – A program in New York’s North Country that helps students and families in need thrive. They expect a lot of money in the state budget this year. The pantry is just one part of the Saranac Lake Central School District Community School curriculum. “We bring …

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Monadnock Ledger-Transcript – Girl Scout cookies bring joy to staff at Monadnock Community Hospital

Monadnock Community Hospital received $2,700 worth of Girl Scout cookies on March 7, donated by the Greater Monadnock Rotary Club through the Hometown Heroes program run by Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains. “This giveaway was a win-win for everyone involved,” said Kelli Brown, director of fund development …

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Community replaces wheelchair-style stroller stolen from 5-year-old who can’t walk – Boston 25 News

WORCESTER, Mass. – Last Tuesday, as 5-year-old Ariel Nguyen was getting ready for school, his father placed his wheelchair stroller outside the front door. He says he came back a few minutes later and was gone. “When the bus came I just went over there and where is he? Where’s …

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From then to now for the LGBT community

Twenty years ago, Jenny Bell was living “in the closet” as a married man with three children. Bell felt quite lost in a community that lacked accessible resources, education, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. In 2002, Perceptions was launched. providing education, resources, networking and advocacy …

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Parks, trails and sports infrastructure among favorite community assets, but funding remains unstable

This broadcast season, KSMU’s “Making a Difference” program is shifting gears. Through a series of panel discussions aired once a month, we examine each chapter of the 2021 Community Direction Report for Springfield and Greene County. The CFR is a biennial report that assesses the community’s strengths, gaps, opportunities and …

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Community organization calls on Mayor Adams to rework his plan to end gun violence

March 09, 2022, 01:17Updated 1 hour ago By: News 12 Staff A community organization has submitted a signing letter demanding that Mayor Eric Adams rework his plan to end gun violence. The letter from “Communities United for Police Reform” includes signatures from other community organizations in each borough. He says …

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COMMUNITY EVENTS | Perry County News

The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at PO Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 812-547-2847 or emailed to [email protected] Please include a …

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Parent Reaches Settlement With Rochester Community Schools Over Firing Scandal: What You Need To Know

ROCHESTER, Mich. – A settlement has been reached between Rochester Community Schools and a parent who accused the school board of having him fired from his job for social media posts that were critical of the district’s response to the pandemic. As many districts did when the pandemic hit, Rochester …

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Community-loved Globe waitress dies after liver transplant

GLOBE, Arizona (3TV/CBS 5) — We have an update on a story Arizona’s Family first told you about in September when the Globe-Miami community raised over $100,000 for a local waitress who was in desperate need of a heart transplant. liver. Sadly, the owners of the El Ranchito Cafe restaurant …

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR | News | logandaily.com

TOPS – 6 p.m. – Every Monday – Take Off Pounds Sensably – First Baptist Church, 399 Norwood Ave. Let’s talk about health – 2-3 p.m., every Tuesday, Hocking County Public Library, Logan Branch. Retired doctor Harry Guda will discuss all things health and illness. Euchre – 7 p.m. – …

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Allegheny Community Members Deserve Priority – The Campus

The absence of indispensable members of the community will be felt for years As an alumnus of Allegheny College, I deplore the layoffs of staff, administration, and faculty at the college. Since July 2021, Allegheny has lost 53 community members as part of the administration’s efforts to downsize the school. …

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The Community Food Pantry: Assessing Customer Needs | Undergraduate research

Project title Customer Needs Assessment Research question The Community Food Pantry seeks to better understand the needs of our current customers related to their social determinants of health. The Pantry tries to find out if there are any improvements or changes that need to be made to meet the needs …

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Kids Community Closet providing clothing, winter clothing for children in need

ST LOUIS – Children who need gloves or warm coats find exactly what they need in special “closets”. The National Council of Jewish Women of St. Louis (NCJWSTL) knows that having what you need helps keep kids in school and focused on learning. A new Children’s Community Closet (KCC) was …

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Community foundation praised for its stewardship and responsibility | Business

The Central Kentucky Community Foundation has been recognized nationally for its financial stewardship, accountability, and transparency by a longtime leader in the philanthropic industry. Through a review process conducted by the Council on Foundations, CKCF was granted three-year re-accreditation with the National Standards for US Community Foundation. CKCF first achieved …

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esaSolar and Lenawee Now Offer Community Grant to Blissfield

Florida-based solar farm developer esaSolar is partnering with Lenawee Now to offer a new Community Development Grant Fund for local programs and organizations with a mission to foster growth and momentum in the Village and Township of Blissfield, according to a press release from esaSolar. EsaSolar had planned a solar …

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New grocery store opens in Englewood thanks to organizers pushing to bring fresh food to the South Side

ENGLEWOOD — Jahari Fultz knows how difficult it is for some Englewood residents to find a nearby grocery store with healthy, fresh options. If families don’t have cars, it’s next to impossible, making grocery shopping a burden, he said. That may soon change with the Go Green Community Fresh Market, …

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