Ross OKs using community center gym for covid vaccination clinic; no opening date announced

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6 La Jolla Community Planning Association board seats up for grabs in coming election

Seven candidates are vying for six available seats in the La Jolla Community Planning Association’s upcoming board election.

The election will be held Thursday, March 4, with results announced at the board’s meeting that night. Board terms are three years.

A candidates forum was held during LJCPA’s Feb. 4 meeting online, with each candidate given the opportunity to make a brief statement. Formal statements have been posted on the LJCPA

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Recreation Assistant (Community Rec) job with USAJobs

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Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation program on Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, VA, that may include special events, recreation information/resources, command events, visiting ships or fleet support, community events, trips, tours, outings, party and picnic rental equipment, resale tickets, recreational green space management, bowling, Library, Liberty, grab-n-go, movies, and outdoor recreation.
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Transit Equity Day 2021: A Community Hearing

Transit systems, riders, and workers have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of workers have died and thousands have been infected by the dangerous virus. Service has been slashed, leaving riders stranded. Among the people who are harmed most by those cuts are the essential workers who still rely on transit to reach their jobs, and the transit employees who daily risk their lives, and those of their

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Community group sues Jersey City over controversial Bergen-Lafayette development

A community group has sued Jersey City and the city planning board, alleging that plans for a controversial high-rise in the city’s Bergen-Lafayette neighborhood violate both New Jersey law and the terms of a neighborhood development plan.

The Morris Canal Redevelopment Area Community Development Corporation and its executive director, June Jones, filed the suit Monday to halt the development of the Morris Canal Manor, a planned 17-story development at 417

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Marshall White advisory board searching for opinions on community center’s future | Local News

OGDEN — Formed late last year, Ogden’s Marshall White Advisory Committee is now kicking into high gear.

And that means the Ogden City-appointed board is looking for public opinions on what should happen with the community and recreation center that has served the central Ogden area for more than 50 years.

Ogden City Communications Director Mike McBride said the committee has released a public input survey, which is open now

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Democratic Black Caucus endorses Team Fulop, but Black community leaders have their doubts

The news that the Hudson County Democratic Black Caucus has endorsed Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and his city council slate in the 2021 election comes as no surprise, two community activists say.

After all, three members of the mayor’s ticket seeking re-election — Joyce Watterman, Denise Ridley and Jermaine Robinson — are members of the caucus, a group of city, county and state elected officials.

But Frank Gilmore and

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Rec Assistant (Community Rec) job with USAJobs

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Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation program on Cheatham Annex that may include special events, recreation information/resources, command events, visiting ships or fleet support, community events, trips, tours, outings, party and picnic rental equipment, resale tickets, recreational green space management, bowling, Library, Liberty, grab-n-go, movies, and outdoor recreation.
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‘Some Kind of Heaven’ Director Lance Oppenheim on the Sometimes Sad Reality of Living in the World’s Largest Retirement Community

What could be wrong with spending your retirement years in a kind of candy-colored, sun-drenched utopia where you can enjoy a second youth, partying at dance clubs, performing on cheer squads and going to margarita parties?

That’s the question posed by “Some Kind of Heaven,” a documentary about life in The Villages, the world’s largest retirement community, near Orlando, Fla. With 120,000 residents, The Villages offer a massive array of

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Itasca Area Community Response Fund awards $38,500 in grants during third round of funding | News

In December, the Itasca Area Community Response Fund concluded its third round of grantmaking, allocating $38,500 in funds across six nonprofit and community organizations working in and around the Itasca area. 

The Itasca Area Community Response Fund was created last spring in anticipation of needs that would likely arise due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its ripple effects. In previous grant rounds, the Community Response Fund has distributed $155,500 in

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La Jolla Community Planning Association approves suggested revisions to San Diego parks master plan

When the San Diego City Council took on the proposed Complete Communities initiative during its last meeting of 2020 (which also was the last meeting for five council members), most of it was approved, save for the parks master plan. Complete Communities has four components: the parks plan, a mobility choices initiative, a housing solutions plan and facilities financing.

Before the reconstituted council hears the parks master plan sometime this

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Pinnacles Prep set to transform Community Center into a new school | Education

WENATCHEE — A new charter school in Wenatchee is now a step closer to reality as Pinnacles Prep took over management of the Community Center Campus, 504 S. Mission St., on Jan. 1.

The charter school group entered into a lease agreement with the city of Wenatchee to manage the campus for the next 30 years. The deal is broken into five, six-year terms.

“Right now, we just received the

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Belmont Girl Scouts spreading kindness to their community | Local News

A Belmont Junior Girl Scout troop has installed a rock garden at Twin Pines Park in Belmont to spread kindness in the local community dealing with isolation during COVID-19 this year.  

Each rock in the garden has messages of hope and kindness painted by Troop 62457, consisting of fourth and fifth graders from Nesbit Elementary School and private schools in Belmont. The troop finished the garden last week as part

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How a Delta nonprofit and local community colleges are teaming up to provide free job training | State Government

MARKS • Dennis Washington, an 11-year custodian and bus driver for the Tunica County School District, has long aspired to become an electrician as a way to make additional income. For a few months now, the 50-year-old Tunica native has searched for online certification classes. 

Not long into his search, his wife learned of an opportunity: a six-to eight-week residential electrical wiring class in Marks. It was free, so he

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Community briefs for Friday, Dec. 11

Holiday pick-up meal being offered to Auburn residents

AUBURN — Auburn’s Age-Friendly Community Committee, together with the Auburn Recreation Department and Auburn resident Matt Leonard, invite Auburn residents to have a “Special Christmas and New Year’s Meal.”

The free pick-up meal of three finger rolls (chicken, egg, or ham), chips, a bismarck and water, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30. The meal is free, although

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Community Christmas events go virtual | News

It may feel like the Grinch stole Christmas, with so many beloved traditions moving from in-person to online, but – like the cheerful residents of Whoville – organizers are finding the silver lining in these changed circumstances.

The Cullman Regional Hospital Foundation’s Lights of Love fundraiser has been held for 29 years, and this marks the first one done virtually.

“We wanted to put safety first and opted for a

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Greene County recreation department holding children’s Christmas activities | Community News

Children from all across Greene County will be able to enjoy two upcoming Christmas-themed events being coordinated by the county’s department of recreation.

Santa Claus will be the focus of the upcoming activities, as he will serve as the special guest at “Breakfast with Santa” from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dec. 5. He will also be receiving letters from local youths who write to him through the department’s “Letters

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Deming and Luna County community calendar for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020

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School break

Thanksgiving Break is scheduled from Monday, November 23, 2020 through Friday, November 27, 2020. During Thanksgiving Break all schools, offices, and facilities will be closed.

School meal service will also be closed during the break and will resume on Monday, November 30, 2020.

For questions pertaining to the schedule

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Turkey Scramble gets the community moving

Students at the university teamed up with the La Crosse Parks and Recreation Department to provide fun hybrid event for families

LA CROSSE, Wis (WKBT) – With classes online, some UWL students are still creating active events for the community.

Students at the university teamed up with the La Crosse Parks

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Crust & Crumb Cafe launches ‘Starving Artist Series’ to showcase local artists, engage with community during pandemic | State College News | Daily Collegian

Having opened its doors at the start of Penn State’s fall semester, the Crust & Crumb Cafe on Beaver Avenue is looking to establish itself within the downtown State College community amid the coronavirus pandemic by playing into its “artisan-inspired” atmosphere.

To accomplish this goal, cafe owner Amber Winkler and local artist Chloe Jean, who also works at the cafe as a barista, partnered to create the Starving Artist Series

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