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  1. Urban nonprofit celebrates 25 years of community organizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 |

    The stage is a long way from the Dorchester stoop Jair Ferreria was on three years ago, when two youth workers with the Center for Teen Empowerment approached him. The 23-year-old said he was "getting into trouble in the streets," but he needed money - and the organizers offered him a job.


  2. Stanley Pollock: Building trust between police and the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 |

    At Dr. Loesch Park in Dorchester, Boston Police Deputy Superintendant Nora Baston talked to nine-year-old Hijjah Allen-Paisley, as part of a program designed to bring female law enforcement, local athletes and community leaders together, in August 2016. Suzanne Kreiter\Globe staff House tweetstorms and federal budget proposals are longstanding tensions between youth and police - tensions that can boil over at any time in cities around the nation.


  3. Rochester Jewish center receives second threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 |

    A police car parked in front of the Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester after a bomb threat was reported in Brighton, N.Y., on Tuesday. The center was threatened again Sunday.


  4. A troubling trend in a land where Jews feel welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 |

    Jews the world over celebrate the festival of Purim, a highlight of which is the public reading of the biblical book of Esther . In 10 fast-moving chapters, it recounts the first recorded attempt at a Jewish genocide.


  5. Shy man made outsize impact in online patient communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 |

    Stephen Wheeler was a manufacturing specialist by trade and a shy man by nature. He once told his daughter he'd always wished he'd kept a journal or written something to leave behind.


  6. Photos: Head of the Charles RegattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 |

    While Saturday's cold, wind, and rain appeared to keep many away, a few dozen spectators gathered along the Boston University bridge, overlooking the Head of the Charles Regatta's starting point at the DeWolfe Boathouse. Saturday may have been a bad day for the fans, but for the athletes, the river's calm waters were a welcome sight, said Margaret O'Brien, of Rochester, N.Y., who recently earned a graduate degree from Boston College.


  7. Over sea, and over many years, a remarkable pen pal correspondenceRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 |

    LITTLETON They were teenagers, just kids really, fresh out of high school and eager to explore beyond the horizons of their hometowns. She wanted to learn German.


  8. What Nicholson Baker learned as a substitute teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 |

    Can you recall the ecstasy of having a substitute fill in for your teacher? Some poor sap, disheveled and half-asleep, would arrive in your classroom, indifferent or scared, and incapable, usually, of reining in the inevitable maelstrom of misbehavior. For Maine writer Nicholson Baker 59, such memories remain fresh.


  9. Chang taps new operations chief for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 |

    Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang is tapping the city's commissioner of property and construction management to be the school system's chief of operations, the School Department said Tuesday. John Hanlon, who has been commissioner since late last year, will be filling a void on Chang's leadership team created after Rochester, N.Y., tapped his senior deputy superintendent, Barbara Deane-Williams, on Monday to be its next superintendent, starting Aug. 8. Chang is expected to formally announce Hanlon's appointment at Wednesday night's School Committee meeting as he unveils other changes to his leadership team.


  10. Chang to restructure school leadership with exit of deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 |

    Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang will be losing his second in command for a job in Rochester, N.Y., creating a leadership gap that is prompting him to restructure his team just one year into his administration. The Rochester Board of Education announced Monday that its next superintendent would be Barbara Deane-Williams, who has been working for the past year as Boston's senior deputy superintendent, overseeing such critical departments as transportation, facilities, and enrollment services.


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