OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio - Barrels like this one are seen in several local churches. They are, well, a grace to those in need. These barrels fill weekly with much-needed food that people donate to the Christians In Action food pantry. It is one of the group's important missions. Many people, yes, even here in Olmsted Township and Olmsted Falls, need emergency food help due to unemployment or financial crisis. The need for help increases each year. Community volunteers sponsor and run the pantry. It provides a free supply of emergency groceries once a month per household for residents who meet the federal poverty guidelines. Each participant shops for their needs at the pantry that is located on the west end of Olmsted Falls City Hall. It serves low income families, single parents, senior citizens, unemployed individuals, working poor and others who need emergency food assistance. The next time you enter your church for services, why not pack a bag of donated food and place them in the … [Read more...] about Opportunities to help those in need: Olmsted Dates and Data
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Gail Browne is retiring from her position as executive director for the city of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture. She hasn't set a firm date, because she's staying on board during the transition to a new director. "We just posted the position and hope to do interviews in September, so we have someone in place by the end of the year," she says. "I'm committed to staying in place until we're able to identify the next leader."Browne has served as executive director since March 2014. Previously, she served more than a decade as director for the University of Arizona Poetry Center."This is an opportune and ideal time, with changes happening around the city and with the city council," Browne says of her upcoming retirement. "The work of this office is so important, and things are ripe for further change and growth." The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is part of the Phoenix Arts Commission, created by the Phoenix City Council in 1985 to preserve the city's cultural heritage while … [Read more...] about Here’s Why Phoenix Needs a New Executive Director of Arts and Culture
Brian Murphy and Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post Published 4:18 pm, Sunday, June 17, 2018 Photo: Washington Post Photo By Annaliese Nurnberg Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Choco Pie is so coveted in the North that it can be peddled for many times its price on the black market. Choco Pie is so coveted in the North that it can be peddled for many times its price on the black market. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Annaliese Nurnberg South Korean firms are drooling at the prospect of business in the North 1 / 1 Back to Gallery SEOUL, South Korea -- At a glass-and-stone office complex in downtown Seoul, a team of corporate strategists is thinking about diplomacy, North Korea, and the power of marshmallow, yellow cake and chocolate. At the same time, dozens of other companies across South Korea also … [Read more...] about South Korean firms are drooling at the prospect of business in the North
Nick Hollkamp Louisville Courier Journal Published 1:10 p.m. UTC May 22, 2018 Kentucky voters will cast ballots May 22 in Democratic and Republican primaries, and in Louisville the races include contests for mayor, Metro Council, Congress and the statehouse. To help sort out who is running, Courier Journal mailed letters to candidates who are in contested races and asked them to fill out an online survey. We've previously published lists of the mayoral and Metro Council candidates as well as the candidates for Kentucky Senate, U.S. Congress, Jefferson County attorney, other county offices and judicial races. Those responses can be seen at www.courier-journal.com. Below are the responses from the candidates for the Kentucky House: State House 30TH DISTRICT ►DEMOCRATS THOMAS BURCH Age: 86 Address: 4012 Lambert Ave., Louisville Occupation: State representative Political posts: State representative … [Read more...] about Voters guide: Who’s running in the primaries for the state House
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics by Jonathan O'Connell, David A. Fahrenthold and Jack Gillum by Jonathan O'Connell, David A. Fahrenthold and Jack Gillum Email the author May 5 at 1:30 PM Email the author Less than a month before he became the Republican nominee for president in 2016, Donald Trump celebrated the grand reopening of Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg) In the nine years before he ran for president, Donald Trump’s company spent more than $400 million in cash on new properties — including 14 transactions paid for in full, without borrowing from banks — during a buying binge … [Read more...] about As the ‘King of Debt,’ Trump borrowed to build his empire. Then he began spending hundreds of millions in cash.