In the wake of shortfalls, shortcuts, or just plain ole short in stature these days, one program in the Toledo area works hard to see IMPACT work! The YMCA has a program that has a unique approach to engaging in the lives of youth. It is the Y. O. P. ( Youth Opportunit...

April 30, 2017

While some kids this time of year are stressing over getting into their dream schools, Ifeoma White-Thorpe is trying to decide which of 8 schools is the best for her.

They are not just any old eight schools either; Ifeoma was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools –...

April 30, 2017

American children are suffering from a hidden epidemic of child abuse and neglect. National child abuse estimates are well known for being under-reported. The latest 2015 Child Maltreatment Report from The Children’s Bureau was published in January 2017. The report sho...

April 30, 2017

The House passed a one-week extension of government funding on Friday to prevent a government shutdown, and the Senate followed suit despite Democrats still harboring some objections to "poison pill" riders in the larger spending package lawmakers have been negotiating...

April 21, 2017

SF Bank of Chicago has teamed with Allpoint, the world’s largest surcharge-free ATM network. The deal means that the bank’s customers can use 4,000 ATMs across the city for free.

The bank, formerly named Illinois Service Federal, hopes to boost lending by $20 million th...

April 21, 2017

What do you get by marrying an asthma inhaler to a wireless monitor and a smartphone app? Plenty, says David Van Sickle, a medical anthropologist who specializes in respiratory disease.

In 2011, Van Sickle created a spinoff called Propeller Health while he was working o...

April 21, 2017

Free speech came to fisticuffs before alt-right white nationalist Richard Spencer could even begin his speech at Auburn University.

Students encircling the brawl said a Spencer supporter began jawing with an antifa, or anti-fascist, protester over Spencer's right to spe...

April 21, 2017

Frederick Douglas said, "Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where one class is made to feel that society is organized in a conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither person nor property is safe." He was right.

In 1669, the common wealth of Vi...

On Saturday night in South Toledo on the busy street of Airport Highway, all vehicles headed in that direction had some difficulty passing by The Cross Church and not feeling led to stop because of the sounds of Hosanna in the highest were resounding loudly from the bu...

April 21, 2017

Dexter received the People's Award 2nd Place in the Annual Mobile Meals Event that takes place annually and which was held on March 25, 2017. Hats off to him in his win. He supports this event because he has such a passion for helping. He states that he will continue t...

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