Trinity AME Church, 2700 Wylie Ave., Hill District, hosted a Recognition Salute to honor longtime community activist Tim Stevens.
Daily Archive: August 21, 2009
Concert series AUG. 21—Hopewell Township Park & Recreation Board will host the summer concert series “Share his Praise ’09 at 6 p.m. at Hopewell Park, 2500 Laird Ave., Aliqquipa. The series will run through Aug. 23 and include entertainment from Judah Ministries Praise Team, Sandy Wilson, The New Brighton Christian Worship, Hill City Lights, Common Ground and more. For more information, call 724-375-0340.
WASHINGTON—AARP Chief Operating Officer Tom Nelson issued this statement following remarks by the president at a town hall event in New Hampshire on health care reform. “AARP has been working with Democrats and Republicans to fix our broken health care system.
Every year Adagio Health provides health care services to more than 100,000 women throughout western Pennsylvania. On Aug. 11, Adagio Health hosted their third annual VIPink Party to recognize the contributors who help keep their organization afloat.
by Genea Webb For New Pittsburgh Courier Helping others is something that Cynthia Long enjoys doing. When she learned that her home church, First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Clairton was trying to raise money for expenses, she knew she had to help.
WASHINGTON (NNPA)—“Seniors have sacrificed” the commercial begins before highlighting hardship experiences unique to the “Greatest Generation” such as World War II and the Great Depression. “And now, seniors are now being asked to sacrifice again. Congress plans to pay for health care reform by cutting $500 billion from Medicare.”
NNPA—Dear Gwendolyn: I am 63 years old and never married. While working as a nurse in the emergency room of a hospital, early one cold winter morning, a baby was left at the entrance. It was the most gorgeous little girl I had ever seen. After no one claimed the little “Baby Jane Doe,” I was able to adopt her. She has been the highlight of my life.
by Debbie Norrell Courier Staff Writer On July 18 at the Senator John Heinz Regional History Center, more than 200 celebrated the Negro Leagues with the Josh Gibson Foundation and the Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference in the city of champions and capital of Black baseball. According to Larry Lester, event emcee and Negro Leagues Committee co-chair, the evening was a tribute to those who had the will and spit, muscle and hustle, baseball players who were mistreated, cheated, but never defeated in the game of peanuts and Cracker Jacks.
As many Americans seek out nutritious food options, flavor still reigns supreme, and several major food brands are proving that consumers don’t have to sacrifice taste in order to eat better. An array of health claims have been introduced to the public over the past few years, but a classic dietary recommendation—to lower sodium intake—is gaining interest. Today’s consumers are recognizing that this concrete step can help them live nutritious lifestyles, and are looking for satisfying choices from lower sodium juices to soups and crackers and even deli meats. However, despite growing awareness of the benefits of a lower sodium diet, many people still associate less salt with less flavor and may be hesitant to try these new offerings.
Food, fun, friends and celebration took place at the Schenley Park Skating Rink Aug. 9. The Ozanam Basketball Program hosted an alumni cookout in which there were artifacts of the past including old flyers, keepsakes, apparel, and photos. “We want to reconnect with our alumni,” said Curtis Cureton, executive director for Ozanam basketball. “We would also like to introduce them to our youth of today which will in turn serve as a big part of our future. There are thousands of our alumni throughout the nation and this is the way in which we would like to bring the vast majority back in and to get them involved with the program.”