Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County (Habitat) is permanently closing the ReStore, the nonprofit’s retail arm, because of financial losses incurred since its temporary closure at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. A clearance sale will take place August 6-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Since 2012, the Goleta ReStore has accepted community donations of
Kim Strong York Daily Record Published 12:12 PM EDT Jul 31, 2020 It took a pandemic to keep Lyn Bergdoll’s annual scholarship program from making it onto the stage. The Distinguished Young Women of York County program (formerly Junior Miss) has been an annual show, tied to thousands of dollars in scholarships, for 55 years.
Amber South Chambersburg Public Opinion Published 4:08 PM EDT Jul 31, 2020 A group of nearly 50 local religious leaders criticized state Sen. Douglas Mastriano in an open letter this week, saying he twists the meaning of Bible scriptures to support his opposition to restrictions meant to slow the spread of COVID-19. “We, the undersigned
Empty stands, cardboard cutouts and face masks are not the only new additions to the many baseball stadiums all over the country. If you’ve seen a San Francisco Giants game recently, jersey No. 92 might have caught your attention. No. 92 belongs to Alyssa Nakken, the first woman to coach on the field during a
Teresa Boeckel York Daily Record Published 4:27 PM EDT Jul 31, 2020 Voters won’t need to buy a stamp to mail in their absentee or mail-in ballot this fall, according to the Pennsylvania Department of State. The Pennsylvania Department of State says it will pick up the cost of the postage for the 2020 general election so that
Taking summer classes during a pandemic has been exactly the headache one might expect, and I often find myself longing for campus. Sometimes, if I squint, I can see the Campanile as I stare out my window, strategically looking through the abundance of plants I have accumulated during my time in quarantine. To help curb
Shelly Stallsmith York Daily Record Published 3:30 PM EDT Jul 31, 2020 Updated July 31: Ezequiel B. Almodovar surrendered to East Lampeter Township Police on Friday. A Lancaster County man charged with shooting two men and burning their bodies surrendered to East Lampeter Township Police on Friday. Police charged Ezequiel B. “Zeke” Almodovar, 36, of
Two decades ago, 22-year-old Sam Redmond played a role in taking two innocent lives through gang violence. Rather than go to trial, Sam accepted a plea deal and was sentenced to two life without parole, or LWOP, sentences. Consumed with guilt and remorse, Sam signed the plea agreement believing he deserved to die in prison.
Dylan Segelbaum York Daily Record Published 12:12 PM EDT Jul 31, 2020 A man who was not charged after confessing to paying at least two times for sex and later given immunity in Cumberland County appears to have a 2015 conviction for patronizing prostitutes, according to court records. On Aug. 21, 2014, the Pennsylvania State
Many of the emergency responses to closing the digital divide amid the COVID-19 crisis have been tied to schools. For example, policymakers have coordinated with schools to disperse hotspots and devices to school-age children. While these actions are important, especially as distance learning becomes even more of a norm, our long-term approach to closing the