Quaker Foundation seeks nominations for award
The Quaker Foundation recently announced it seeks nominations for the 13th annual Dr. William J. and Mae Hurst Jackson Award for Distinguished Teaching at New Philadelphia City Schools.
Escape from slavery: The harrowing story behind an African-American intellectual?s break for freedom
William Wells Brown became a leading black thinker and speaker of the 19th century. First he needed his freedom
Nurse diagnosed with Ebola after Northeast Ohio visit
DOWNTOWN AKRON ? Summit County and state officials said they are researching a recent visit to the area by a nurse who has reportedly been the second health care worker to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.
Refugees find new home, life in Greensboro
Rashidi Byaombe wasn?t used to peace. After living most of his life in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo and a refugee camp in South Africa, Byaombe and his family arrived Sept. 13, 2013 in Greensboro. Byaombe hadn?t found a job, nor had he secured a place to live. Fortunately for the family, the North Carolina [?] The post Refugees find new home, life in Greensboro appeared first on The ...
Copley-Fairlawn Schools, teachers? union fail to reach agreement
COPLEY ? Representatives of the Copley-Fairlawn City School District and Copley Teachers Association (CTA), its teachers? union, did not reach an agreement on a contract during their Oct. 15 meeting with a federal mediator.
Return of the paupers funeral
In austerity Britain life for many is a struggle and now, so is death: a combination of dwindling state support and soaring funeral costs is leaving hard-pressed families dependent on the council to bury their loved ones At 9.30am, seven family members gather in the south chapel at the City of London crematorium to celebrate the life of a mother and grandmother who has died at the age of 77. The ...
Local and area churches
ACNA (Anglican Church in North America)