Updated 1:44 pm CDT, Sunday, September 16, 2018 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — A new commemorative stamp from the U.S. Postal Service honors first responders across the country, including the firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency medical personnel who assisted during a wildfire and a deadly mudslide in the Montecito area. KSBY-TV reports media giant and Montecito resident Oprah Winfrey gave local first responders a personal thanks during a Friday stamp ceremony. The stamp depicts a firefighter, a paramedic and a police officer in red, white and blue. Winfrey described the first responders who worked during the Thomas Fire and the Jan. 9 mudslide as brave, valiant, daring, undaunted and fearless. Teen Lauren Cantin, who first responders rescued from the mud, sang "God Bless America" at the ceremony. Cantin's father, Dave, and her brother, Jack, were killed in the mudslide. ___ Information from: KSBY-TV, http://www.ksby.com/ … [Read more...] about Oprah Winfrey thanks Montecito-area first responders
Media mogul and talk show host Oprah Winfrey made a surprise visit to the South Jersey community of Whitesboro in Middle Township. Winfrey was there to celebrate the town’s annual reunion with her longtime partner and Whitesboro native, Stedman Graham. Graham is reportedly the executive director and a founder of the community organization Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro. Winfrey gave a speech during the reunion and discussed crime and childhood trauma. She also praised local police. “There would be no taking the knee, there would be no protesting of police departments in America if all of the police departments took on the idea of addressing what happened to you as a child,” she said. “Treating these young children, particularly the boys, like they are human beings who had adverse circumstances happen to them and not that they’re just born criminals.” Winfrey also met and took pictures with longtime Black Whitesboro resident Lillian Inez Palmer who … [Read more...] about Oprah Winfrey surprises residents in historically Black community of Whitesboro
By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk WHITESBORO, N.J. — Oprah Winfrey made a surprise appearance at a South New Jersey town’s reunion festival Saturday, mingling with residents and lauding the town’s police department for its policy of intervention and education, NJ.com reported. >> Read more trending news Winfrey stopped to visit during the 30th Anniversary and Annual Whitesboro Reunion Festival, KYW reported. Her longtime partner, Stedman Graham, is a native of Whitesboro, which is located in Middle Township. Winfrey had no plans to speak at the event, but a talk by Middle Township police Chief Christopher Leusner brought her to the podium to praise the department’s work, The Press of Atlantic City reported. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Covington officer shot at Walmart; One suspect dead 2 ‘American Idol’ notes: … [Read more...] about Oprah Winfrey praises police during surprise appearance at New Jersey reunion
With the mainstream media focusing on the one-year anniversary of the Charlottesville riots of last year, many news organizations were basically blaming President Trump for stoking the hatred and racial tension that led to the violence in that small college town, because of his coarse rhetoric on immigration and the NFL players’ protests. I will concede that Trump is not without blame in contributing to some of the coarseness of our society, but it’s hard to deny the fact that Trump has been consistent his whole, adult life. Trump has always been brash, arrogant, self-centered, abrasive in his language, and never one to let the smallest slight go without a response. For decades, Trump has been the toast of New York City elites and the media has always clamored to get interviews with Trump. Anyone who spends time in the Big Apple knows that stories about Trump sell newspapers and his TV interviews garner epic ratings. Even before Trump opened his hotels in Atlantic City, … [Read more...] about Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and Oprah Winfrey Ignored Trump’s “Racism” for Decades. What Really Changed?
Zlati Meyer USA TODAY Published 3:45 p.m. UTC Aug 22, 2018 Exactly a year after entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey announced she was launching her line of grocery-store refrigerated soups and side dishes, she’s expanding to the freezer section. The brand – called O, That’s Good! – now includes frozen pizza with a crust that's one-third cauliflower, continuing Winfrey's efforts to add vegetables to beloved classics, according to manufacturer Kraft Heinz. The new 11-inch pies, which serve five people, come in Five Cheese, Uncured Pepperoni, Supreme and Fire Roasted Veggie flavors. The suggested retail price is $6.99. Each serving contains 280 to 330 calories and 3 to 5 grams of saturated fat. The pizzas debut on store shelves Wednesday. More: S&P 500 hits record high as earnings eclipse trade war fears More: Nabisco uncages its animal crackers after 116 years More: How I became a makeup mogul: Beauty influencer … [Read more...] about Oprah Winfrey unveils new line of frozen pizza with cauliflower crust