| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Habitat for Humanity South Palm Beach faced a unique issue earlier this month — find 10 veterans in who needed their homes fixed up or forfeit $150,000 in grant money.
Patricia Rowan, development director of the group, was using social media and...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Susan Omoto was appointed director of development at The Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando.
M/I Homes appointed Audrey Cangialosi division vice president/controller for its Orlando area homebuilding operations.
Ginnette E. "Ginny" Childs,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A local charity plans to build six houses in Orlando and then give them away — free of charge — to military veterans.
Members of the Florida Real Estate Foundation wanted to honor veterans, including those disabled by their battle wounds....
| Nov 14, 2013
Sanford police are investigating after a Habitat for Humanity home was broken into and $1,829 in tools were stolen Tuesday night.
The tools were being used to help build the home on the 100 block of Country Club Circle for a Sanford family and the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Emmaus High School's Habitat For Humanity organization, which helps people in the community who have housing problems, will host its fourth annual spaghetti dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Café 1 in Emmaus High School.
The cost is $5...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:24 PM
SHELTON — One thing Lisa Posta says will be a "must" for her this holiday season is a visit to Rockefeller Center in New York City. Posta lives across the street from the 76-foot Norway spruce that will be cut down Thursday morning and then light up...
| Oct 25, 2013
The DuPage Homeownership Center got its start more than 20 years ago to promote and preserve homeownership among first-time buyers and low- and moderate-income consumers.
It still does that, and in fact is seeing an uptick in consumers pursuing...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:21 PM
A man who drove into an Illinois state trooper's car, killing a Brookfield man and injuring the officer, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.
Daniel C. Clark expressed remorse over causing the death of Frank Caruso, 42, before DuPage County...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce named Robert F. Shuford Sr. -- the board chairman of Old Point National Bank in Hampton -- as its 2013 "Distinguished Citizen."
The award will be presented at the chamber’s annual meeting on Dec. 9 at the...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:56 AM
James Hopkins has faced many obstacles in his life.
The most recent sequence included a boating accident in 1992 that resulted in a broken back and other lingering injuries.
The 45-year-old earned a certificate in computer-aided design from Anne...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna will host two AmeriCorps VISTA members who will serve locally during the 2013-14 service year.
Throughout the year, AmeriCorps VISTA member Joel Stetson and Cara Middendorf will work in strengthening Habitat for...