| 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 20, 2013
Students in the Construction Academy at Seminole Ridge Community High School have another modular house for Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County under their tool belts – and this time they finished the nearly 1,200-square-foot home in just...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:27 AM
John Bendewald thought sleeping in a shanty would be like camping. But when the Oakton Community College freshmen settled into his makeshift shelter on a recent night, it started to get really cold.
Even with a sleeping bag and extra blankets, the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A Chicago-area student found dead last month in her Indiana University dorm room died from an accidental overdose, the Monroe County, Ind., coroner said today.
Freshman Abigail Bott, 18, of Clarendon Hills was found unresponsive in her room on Oct. 6....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 and its Ladies Auxiliary held a Veterans Day Celebration Monday.
A large audience of guests and members were present and several interesting presentations were made.
The Laguna Beach Police Color Guard posted...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2009
Ruby Blackburn Lambert's persimmon pudding
Total time: About 1 hour
Servings: Makes 3 puddings, with 6 to 8 servings each
Note: Cornelia Lambert called the "Hidden Kitchens" hotline to share how her grandmother, Ruby, turned her legendary cooking into...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Famed hypnotist Tom DeLuca used the power of suggestion to entertain and help the New Trier High School class of 2014 raise money toward building a home for a poor family in Waukegan.
For many years, the graduating class has taken on a service project...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Sue Jacobs, who has lived in Harford County, with her husband Gus for 42 years, and is the race director for the Women's 5K By The Bay (W5KBTB), has received a proclamation certificate from the Harford County Council, for fund-raising for Harford County...