Camp HOPE America-Bridgeport was launched in 2016 as the first camp of its kind in New England offering a traditional summer camp experience combined with a therapeutic curriculum. The camp's goal is to help build resiliency and a renewed sense of hope in the lives of local children who have been the primary or secondary victims of abuse. … [Read more...] about Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival Donates $80,000 to Camp HOPE
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Club Pilates La Grange– Ask for the Flash Sale offer to receive 20% off memberships. Take the free Intro Pilates Class and receive a complimentary goodie bag plus 20% off all memberships. Spend $25 or more and receive a complimentary goodie bag filled with Club Pilates swag. Take 20% off everything excluding Tox Sox and Tavi Noir. … [Read more...] about Flash Sale Planned On Small Business Saturday In La Grange
The night before he was ordered to leave, Garcia’s friends held a farewell party for him in southwest Detroit, according to the Detroit Free Press. “I feel kind of sad,” he told the newspaper. “I got to leave my family behind, knowing that they’re probably going to have a hard time adjusting. Me not being there for them for who knows how long. It’s just hard.” … [Read more...] about Too old for DACA, a Michigan father is deported after three decades in the U.S.
Wheaton, IL: Homeowners living in the Hidden Woods subdivision in South Wheaton became aware this spring of the Wheaton Sanitary District's (WSD) plan to tear up our streets to install sewer lines. Over 80% of homeowners have signed a petition and a cease and desist order against the proposed project after construction began on a portion of the neighborhood in which residents were not notified and over 50 mature trees were cut down and the landscape drastically altered. … [Read more...] about Wheaton Sanitary District’s Project in Hidden Woods
Kiera, Greenpoint: “Shortly after my neighbor moved in, I realized that he kept strange hours. I heard his door opening and closing all the time, late into the night. What kind of errands could he be running? He had guests too. He wasn’t having parties, just one or two people stopping in for an hour or two. All signs pointed to a little drug business. The guy must be a dealer. I had the guy’s phone number because he once locked himself out, and he’d stuck a note to my door asking me to call him to help him get back in. So one day I decided to confirm my suspicion. I had a friend text the guy and ask if he had anything to sell. But he replied: ‘I think you have the wrong number.’ Well, dang. Either the guy’s exclusive about his clientele or he’s not the friendly drug dealer I thought he was.” … [Read more...] about What New Yorkers Learned From Actually Having to Meet Their Neighbors