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Sacred and secular highlight Christmas Eve program

Sacred and secular highlight Christmas Eve program

On Christmas Eve at 10:30 p.m., St. John United Methodist Church will present their annual “Christmas Eve Concert and Lessons and Carols” as part of the Concerts with a Cause series. Concerts with a Cause began in 2003 when the church got a new organ and wanted an excuse to share it with the community. […]

The Deans’ last “big hope”

The Deans’ last “big hope”

It was Halloween, and Renee Dean was busy in her Harlem home helping her two youngest boys get dressed in their costumes. The phone rang. It was her husband’s attorney, Pete Theodocion, calling. She answered the phone only to learn that Superior Court Judge James Blanchard Jr. had denied a request by her husband, former […]

You don’t have to go all out to pay it forward

You don’t have to go all out to pay it forward

I don’t always go to Starbucks, but when I do, someone pays for my coffee. Well, not every time, but it seems that way lately. We were out of coffee at home, so I dropped the kids at school and went to the long drive-thru line wrapping around the shop. “Welcome to Starbucks. How can […]