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'An Agent For Social Change,' Hubie Jones Has Shaped Boston For 60 Years
For nearly 60 years, Hubie Jones has worked as an agent for social change and social justice in Boston, playing a role in the formation and leadership of some 40 organizations that provide families and their children with the tools to live stronger, more productive lives and enrich their communities.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Politicians' involvement in Market Basket fight may backfire, analysts say
While the Market Basket saga could be described as a "family food fight" within a private business, any elected officials in Massachusetts or New Hampshire who choose not to get involved could wind up with pie in their faces, several political analysts interviewed by the Sun said Wednesday.
Age of puberty in girls influenced by which parent their genes are inherited from
The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by 'imprinted' genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published today in the journal Nature .
President Obama Needs to Cancel Executive Order 12333
We're all too familiar with the bulk collection of cellphone metadata - information on whom you contact and when - that Edward Snowden revealed.
CTIC at Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director
Jeffrey Vagle has been appointed as the first Executive Director of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, according to a press release from the school.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Boston Midsummer Opera Presents the Bartered Bride, Now thru 7/27
Hidden identities, secret bargains and a dancing bear...can love possibly find its way? All will be revealed when Boston Midsummer Opera presents its ninth season production, The Bartered Bride.
Vietnam, Luther, and the Doctrine of Vocation
Uwe Siemon-Netto is the founder and executive director emeritus of the Center for Lutheran Theology and Public Life in Capistrano Beach, California.
The Black River News
Morristown High School Senior Recipient of Vocal Music Scholarship
Katherine Merwin, a senior from Morristown High School, has been selected as recipient of the 2014 Notables Singers Vocal Music Scholarship, making her the 11th winner of this award since it was started in 2009.
the Sun Experiment to Play FringeNYC, 8/13-22
HelikonRep announced today that it will produce the world premiere of THE SUN EXPERIMENT, by NYTW Emerging Playwright of Color CATHERINE YU, at the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival.
The Possible Downside of Too Much Religious Training
There are a lot of benefits to a religious upbringing, but one of the unintended consequences is that strong beliefs might make kids more gullible.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Nine UMass Dartmouth CVPA Students Selected to Participate in Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition
Nine students and recent graduates from UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts Master of Fine Arts program have been selected to participate in the 2014 Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Playmakers Youth Theatre of Beachwood take on challenge of unknown, 24-hour musical
"I can't tell you anything about it," said Sheri Gross, director of the Playmakers Youth Theatre at the Mandel Jewish Community Center when asked for even a hint as to the name of the musical the audience will see Sunday.
Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas
Cystoid macular edema is a common complication of retinitis pigmentosa , a family of retinal diseases in which patients typically lose night and side vision first and then develop impaired central vision.
Christian Science Monitor
As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror
Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses - marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa.
WilmerHale Welcomes Experienced Tax Partner To Boston Office
BOSTON, MASS., July 21, 2014 -- WilmerHale is pleased to welcome Matthew Schnall as a partner in the Boston office and a member of the Tax Practice Group.
Cape Cod Times
How to keep Honduran kids home
Let's be clear. We are a nation of immigrants. My mother escaped the First World War on a ship from England.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
CBN's Doris Bigornia had a very insightful news report following President Benigno Aquino's combative speech last Monday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
New Sterling pastor seeks to be welcoming
Members of the First Church, in Sterling, got an enthusiastic spiritual leader in Rev.
Charles W. Morgan welcomes visitors in Boston
When the Charles W. Morgan sailed into the Charlestown Navy Yard here Tuesday, the two oldest ships in the nation were together in the same port for the first time.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Daily News-Record
Stuart Hall's Pickett Has Seven D-I Offers
STAUNTON Stuart Hall School's Adam Pickett, a rising senior, is now up to seven Division I basketball offers after adding Boston University and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County over... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story