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‘I’m so grateful’ | Folds of Honor campaign helps fund education for military family

Hong Kong residents buy newspaper to support free pressProtesters gather outside Ferguson Police Department on anniversary of Michael…KSDK-TV St. Louis logo’I’m so grateful’ | Folds of Honor campaign helps fund education for military family For the past month, we’ve had the privilege of meeting some of the incredible military families in our area who are […]

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Girl, 7, uses sewing skills to help other schoolchildren

A 7-year-old Litchfield girl’s summer project could help hundreds of local children when it’s time to go back to school this fall. Sophie Raho’s mother and great-grandmother taught her how to use a sewing machine this summer. She started with pillows but was soon making hair scrunchies. Sign up for our NewslettersShe set up a […]

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Decades after they last saw each other, homecoming king and queen reunited by chance on a dating app

When Janet Fenner and Gregory Dabice last stood together at the 50-yard-line in Montclair State University’s football stadium, it was 1992 and they were being crowned homecoming king and queen, complete with plastic scepter and tiara. On Saturday, 28 years later, the pair were again united in a ceremony there. This time, however, the props […]

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Newark veteran receives free roof through Habitat for Humanity partnership

Marine veteran and Newark native Jason Bunn said he was humbled to have a nonprofit and two businesses partner to give him a free roof on his family’s home. A Licking Valley graduate, Bunn served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1992 to 1998 as a machine gunner and was stationed in Cuba. Bunn said […]

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Random Acts of Kindness: Generous neighbors provide string of good meals for Delmont woman

On the first Sunday of the “lockdown,” my neighbor, Jill Cassidy, called to ask if I would like a Grab & Go turkey dinner from The Lamplighter. She and her partner, Mick McFarland, were getting them for their own dinner, and thought I might enjoy one, too. I am in a wheelchair and no longer […]

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Mom gets free car to help drive through pandemic hardship

Cars come in and out of Kendrick Paint and Body all day, but the shop changed more than just tires for one local health care worker. “It’s like winning the lottery.” Sandra Black works at University Hospital. She’s a single mother of two who unfortunately saw her hours get cut during the pandemic. And to […]

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Anaheim 10-year-old starts Little Advocates foundation to help those in need

Here’s proof even little voices can make a big difference: Meet 10-year old Parker Olaerts of Anaheim, the founder of Little Advocates. “I just always felt so bad for the homeless people I’d see in tents and then my mom helped me organize this foundation. And then that gave me the chance to help all […]