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By Staff | to March 17, 2022 Superintendent of Collier County Schools Kamela Patton and student Amaya Moher. COURTESY PHOTO The Southwest Florida Music Education Center is hosting a free community engagement event to learn about its Post-Secondary Music Education Certificates for neurodivergent young adults who are musically talented. The event, aimed at …

There are troubling concerns that need to be addressed. Coe College Black Alumni Association March 11, 2022 11:10 a.m. Coe students, faculty and community members march along the Coe College campus to protest diversity, equity and inclusion issues at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Thursday, November 18, 2021 (Savannah Blake/The Gazette via AP) …

With more cells than there are stars in the galaxy, our brains keep a whole host of bodily functions running smoothly – and we don’t even have to think about it. Our brain allows us to understand the world, build memories, create and feel emotions. They endow us with all the qualities that make us …

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Dr Harsha Moole believes the changing number of COVID-19 cases and staffing shortages have made the past six months one of the most difficult of the pandemic. “The two years have been difficult to say the least,” he said on Wednesday. “We feel like we are still walking in the weeds, …

Making friends as an adult can be difficult. When you factor in a global pandemic, it gets even more complicated. So what can you do to connect with your community and forge new friendships? A man from San Francisco has found the perfect solution: a pancake night for the community. Curtis Kimball, owner of the …

The images, at first glance, look like beach and ocean photographs taken at three beaches in Brunswick County, just south of Wilmington. But looking closely, there’s something else on the horizon. On a clear day, the Wilmington East offshore wind farm would be barely visible from the beach. The photos show the wind turbines towering …

MANKATO — The end of 10-year-old Dylan Wollmuth’s mission was to climb half a thousand feet — a 60-foot elevation increase — up a snow-covered, boot-print-laden hill at Mount Kato, then to sit on an inflatable tube to slide down a slope and return to the starting point. At Sunday’s summit and fall, however, Wollmuth …

The Providence Farm Collective will develop a farmers market in Buffalo. (Photo by Brendan Bannon/Submitted by Providence Farm Collective/Western New York Land Conservancy) Thu January 27, 2022 7:40 PM Providence Farm Collective (PFC) received a $477,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers Market Promotion Program. With this funding, PFC will create …

The opening image of a slideshow in Spanish aimed at providing accurate information to the Latin community about Covid and vaccinations. Find the full slideshow here. January 2020 marks the third year the world has struggled to overcome the coronavirus pandemic. For many different and valid reasons, people are reluctant to get vaccinated. Still, broad …

A SPECIAL dinner will be held in Bradford to honor one of the district’s community champions later this month. The dinner was hosted by the Professional Muslim Institute (PMI) and will celebrate the success of PMI member Sofia Buncy DL, following her inclusion in the New Year’s Honors list. Ms. Buncy DL received an MBE …

Date posted: December 31, 2021 at 4:42 pmLast update: December 31, 2021 at 4:42 pm For immediate release December 31, 2021 OPD NEWS: OPD Enters Tough Crime Year, With Year-End Data Like most cities and departments across the country, the City of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department (OPD) have been through an unprecedented pandemic. …

the Pennsylvania Bus Association celebrates an important milestone in 2023: the organization will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1923, the Pennsylvania Bus Association (PBA) has operated without interruption and with an unwavering commitment to the safety of the traveling public and the economic well-being of its member companies. A celebration is planned for the …

FILE – In this July 27, 2020 file photo, nurse Kathe Olmstead, right, gives volunteer Melissa Harting, of Harpersville, NY, an injection as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., Begins in Binghamton, NY An influential science group on Tuesday, December 1 will tackle one …

BROOKINGS, SD (KELO) – Christmas is just around the corner and the Brookings Arts Council is already celebrating. The event is known as the Festival of Trees and it is a time when community members can come and view beautifully decorated trees and purchase from local artists in the historic library building which is now …

WINTER PARK, Florida, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Full Sail University is proud to announce that it has joined the Orlando/ Central Florida Chapter of the VR / AR Association. As a long-time member of the global tech community and with study programs focused on emerging technologies including computing, cybersecurity, game development, computing, …

On Wednesday, November 17, El Camino College, in conjunction with the LA County Supervisor’s Office, Holly Mitchell, Healing California and Warrior Pantry hosted the Thanksgiving event for veterans and the campus community. At the event, veterans, ECC students and community members were invited to take advantage of a variety of free resources and services. Food, …

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Havelock United Methodist Church held their annual Trunk-or-Treat event on Sunday, October 31 in their church parking lot. The goal of the church event was to reach out to the Lincoln community. Church members and other community members displayed their trunks with unique Halloween decorations and the children donned their …

By KYRA HAAS, Arizona Capitol Times PHOENIX (AP) – A new organization calling itself a non-partisan school board association is led by Republican activists, including the first vice president and treasurer of the Arizona Republican Party, and the president’s daughter. The Arizona Coalition of School Board Members was launched on October 12 as an alternative …

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – “We are united against gun violence” rang through the air on Saturday morning. United. It was the theme of Saturday’s event, as the Roanoke community came together to tackle rising gun violence in Star City. “We’ve had enough of this,” said ReFreshing Church pastor Bishop JL Jackson. Bishop Jackson, the Roanoke …

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (WJZ) – This event is a perfect example of how the Annapolis community stays together despite the challenges. Organizers say 100 percent of proceeds from today’s event will go to families who live on Oakwood Rd. In Edgewater. They say they chose this area precisely because it’s the second time they’ve been hit …

In southern Sacramento, a South Asian vegetable oasis blooms just off a busy boulevard. Known simply as Lemon Hill Garden, this several-acre property is rented out by a neighborhood church to most Hmong residents, who are looking to grow their own food. There are lemongrass bushes, special herbs and leaves, bitter melon and sticky corn. …

Jacksonville public college suffers backlash after encouraging its students to bring Bibles to class. On Tuesday evening, the LaVilla School of the Arts – part of the Duval County Public School family – announced that Bring Your Bible to School Day would take place on Thursday. The event, which specifically supports Christianity, bills itself as …

The Blue Earth Valley Concert Association, a non-profit organization now entering its 45th season, has one central goal: to make beautiful music accessible to everyone. “In short, the mission is to bring quality music and artists to the region at an affordable cost” explains Gail Ottesen, member of the association’s board of directors. “We want …

WASHINGTON (AP) – A group representing members of school boards across the country on Thursday called on President Joe Biden for federal help to investigate and end threats to policies, including mask warrants, comparing the vitriolic to a form of domestic terrorism. Parents and community members have disrupted meetings and threatened board members in person, …

AG James took over 2,200 Firearms outside communities since 2019 NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced that 125 guns have been turned over to law enforcement at a community gun buyback event in Plattsburgh hosted by his office and the Plattsburgh Police Department. In an ongoing effort to protect New …

OWEGO (WBNG) – More than 120 people turned out for the second annual Ruck For Them 5K walk on Saturday at Hickories Park in Owego. The Tioga County Veterans Services Agency said attendees were asked to bring a backpack and fill it with 22 pounds of weight to represent the 22 veterans who commit suicide …

Imagine this, for the first time in over 18 months, you are surrounded by your fellow Lynxes in the heart of the CU Denver campus. There is excitement in the air; a collective sense of oneness like no other before. In the mix are professors, staff, administrators and students who advance the mission of CU …

PHOTO PROVIDED A child participates in the ever popular pedal draws offered at the Truckers 4 Hope event. MACKEYVILLE – Truckers 4 Hope is an everyone’s community event held at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. The fifth annual event will take place September 24-26. This event entertains community members young and old with big trucks, food, …

AKRON, Ohio – Chase celebrated the opening of its first community center bank in Akron on Friday with a groundbreaking ceremony at the branch, located at 50 S. Main St. The branch is the first of its kind in the city as it offers free financial health resources such as job training, financial technology innovations …

The Duncan Hall Highlanders honor the victims of 9/11 and help those currently in need across our country by hosting the third annual ND 110, a commemorative 9/11 stair climb from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. September 21 at the Notre-Dame stadium. Those who wish to participate can register online in advance. Duncan’s 110-flight stair …

BISMARCK, ND (KFYR) – Loraine Zuern and her husband Herb shared a very special hobby. They have been collecting toy tractors since 1983. Herb became an avid collector, searching for pieces he loved across the country. “He sort of liked the old steamboats and some of the Fordsons, the ones he worked with as a …

Colorado State University President Joyce McConnell speaks on the West Lawn of the Lory Student Center for Fall Reflection on September 1. McConnell thanked members of the CSU community for their responsibility and resilience during the pandemic and said: “You have done everything you need to do to keep our community healthy and strong. (Ryan …

BROOKLYN CONVENTION MEMBER CONDEMNS SCOTUS ‘DECISION: Representative Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) issued a statement on Friday condemning the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the national moratorium on evictions. “Housing is a human right, and for as many as 11 million Americans facing eviction across the country, the patchwork safety net of state memoranda and emergency …

A virtual event next week will celebrate the legacy of School Hill, Newark’s historically black community. Organized by the Morris Library at the University of Delaware, the event is scheduled for September 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Zoom. It will consist of four 30-minute presentations and two breakout sessions where participants can …

The Sonoma Community Center’s 14th Annual Muse Celebration of “Creativity, Connection, and Community” will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 14. This year’s party – to be held outside of its East Napa Street building – will be the centre’s first per capita fundraiser since its operations moved to a fully virtual format …

By Jana Kadah, Bay City News Foundation SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – “Welcome to Agrihood,” Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez said Thursday at a construction site on North Winchester Boulevard near Santana Row and the Westfield Valley Fair Mall. Right now it’s a wasteland full of crews and cranes, but by summer 2023 there …

CLARK COUNTY – On July 12, there was a microburst who blew up Main Street in Dubois. The wind uprooted a tree near the old Hotel Rasmussen. Local law enforcement officers blocked the road as they returned the tree to its original position. The same strong wind and a few days later blew a bunch …

Sometimes you take a job you don’t get paid for – because it’s important or because you’ve been won over. Maybe you sit on the board of a nonprofit corporation. Maybe you are running for your condo association board because you want some control over the condominium unit you live in. Despite the zero pay, …

Two prominent Granville educators recently received one of the community’s top honors: the Granville Rotary Service Above Self Award. Dr. Laurel Kennedy, retired Denison University administrator and faculty member, and Jeff Brown, school district superintendent for the exempt village of Granville, received the honor at the club’s virtual reunion on June 7. See also: Granville …