Community

Superiorland Kiwanis Club of Marquette serves Christmas Eve community dinner

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – ‘It was Christmas Eve, and you could see volunteers. They distributed holiday meals to members of the community. For at least 30 years, the Superiorland Kiwanis Club in Marquette has served Christmas dinner. This year, the members decided to make a difference. “We put it on …

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Community air monitoring grows in Houston as accessibility to local data expands – Houston Public Media

Juan Flores with Air Alliance Houston installs a PurpleAir monitor in a house in Jacinto City. When Debra Walker set up an air monitor in the front yard of her Sunnyside home a few months ago, she first got weird looks from her neighbors. “People thought they were cameras – …

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Huntsville Community Development, volunteers renovate two homes owned by seniors

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – On Monday, volunteers helped the City of Huntsville Community Development Department renovate two homes owned by area seniors. Volunteers updated the exterior of the houses, added handicapped ramps, and helped clean up the yard. Remembering a Christmas Tradition in Huntsville The Deferred Maintenance Rehabilitation Program is a …

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Sunday story: Christmas for the community

For nearly a decade, Lee Ann and John Sawyer have celebrated Christmas surrounded by friends and family – and nearly 2,000 of their neighbors. Lee Ann is the Executive Director of Bypass RVA, a non-profit organization that John founded in 2012. The organization plans two major volunteer opportunities each year: …

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Community decorates Christmas tree in memory of man killed in West Haven fire – NBC Connecticut

A West Haven family whose uncle died after a fire last week planted a Christmas tree in his memory and community members have started decorating it. Frederick Hart, 88, died in a fire on December 6 at his Collis Street home in West Haven. Hart’s nephew John McCarthy describes him …

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Opposition to local shelters further worsens the plight of vulnerable families

Finding accommodations for everyone (photo: Emil Cohen / City Council) On October 29, the New York City Department of Social Services sent a letter to Brooklyn Community Board 11 advising of the construction of a homeless shelter in Bensonhurst. The facility would serve 75 families with children, with priority given …

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Maryland to invest $ 63 million in community and economic development

Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced $ 63 million in awards for Maryland’s revitalization programs. Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced $ 63 million in rewards for Maryland’s revitalization programs, according to a state government press release. The funds will be distributed to 214 projects and activities focused on community …

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LCRA awards over $ 730,000 in grants to community projects in the region

AUSTIN (KXAN) – More than 30 community projects across the region have just received a big boost in funding, thanks to the Lower Colorado River Authority. The agency announced Friday that it has awarded more than $ 730,000 in grants to projects in its power, water and transmission areas. The …

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Allied Orion Group plans multi-family development in Whisper Valley community

HOUSTON, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Allied Orion Group Plans to Develop The Evergreen in Whisper Valley, a 350-unit garden-style apartment community located in Whisper Valley – Austin’s 2021 Community of the Year and 2021 Project of the Year at the Austin Green Awards. The Evergreen will be …

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Northern Lehigh’s memorable state football semi-final brings community together

Times have been tough in recent years as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many people and left communities debating policies. It has been difficult for cities and school districts to come together and be 100 percent together on something. That’s what Northern Lehigh football team and his impressive state …

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