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City to Host Annual Liberty Pole Lighting and Family Ice Skating Event Dec. 2

By Staff –   The city will kick off the holiday season by lighting the Liberty Pole, and hosting “Family Ice Skating...

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Latinx Democrats Express Frustration With John Kelly Amid Fight For ‘Dreamers’

As the nation grapples over immigration policy, Latinx lawmakers are growing increasingly impatient with White House chief of staff John...

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Website Provides Platform For Puerto Rico’s Entrepreneurs In Hope Of Economic Recovery

The aftermath of Hurricane Maria has been felt heavily by Puerto Rican natives for the past two months, but renewed efforts to rebuild have...

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A Buck Named Money: How a Family of Deer Inspired the Birth of Kelvin Peña’s Non-Profit Organization

Internet flavor of the month Kelvin Peña, who rocketed into the online spotlight in the aftermath of the “Everybody Eats” meme, has...

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Child Care Council Honors Local Child Care Providers

By Staff –   The Child Care Council Inc., a nonprofit that connects families with quality child care, has recently honored local...

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Mayor Lovely Warren Wins Re-Election; Democrats Victorious in Local Races

By Staff –   Democratic Mayor Lovely Warren easily won re-election on Nov. 7, defeating four of her political...

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Ibero CEO Asks Community to Assist Puerto Rican Families Affected by Hurricane Maria

By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld –   Ibero American Action League CEO Hilda Rosario-Escher, in a press conference recently, talked about...

The Debate Over ‘Latinx': Inclusive Term Or Forcible Neutralization Of Identity?

In the year since Donald Trump was elected President, the Hispanic community has found itself at the forefront of many a debate and...

Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria: Looking to Renewable Energy Sources

After taking a direct hit from Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s second largest solar farm is still being put back together. More than...

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DePaul Seeks Community Support for “Holiday Helpers Program”

By Staff –   With the holiday season fast approaching, DePaul, a not-for-profit human service agency based in Gates, is seeking...