Category : Black Local and National News

- 11 months ago

Heritage Bureau encourages everyone to shop local businesses

In an effort to support local business in Joliet and the surrounding communities, the Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau is encouraging people to shop locally. During this time of uncertainty and to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the...

- 11 months ago

NYC’S “OPERATION 5 BOROUGH FOOD DRIVE” PLAN LAUNCHED

[NYC\Operation 5-Borough Food Drive] Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr.: “I want to thank FreshDirect for being a lifeline to so many in this critical moment.” Photo: Facebook Tags:& FreshDirectBorough President Ruben Diaz Jr.David McInerneyPITCCH IN F...

- 11 months ago

Dallas ISD delivers 100,000 meals on first day of grab-and-go meals

The first day of Dallas ISD providing bulk grab-and-go meals saw a huge response from the community, with the turnout at several schools far exceeding original expectations.Each meal package given to students had breakfast, lunch, and dinner for thre...

- 11 months ago

Domino’s is planning to hire 1,800 workers in DFW

Domino’s franchisee-owned locations are looking to hire about 1,800 new team members across 180 stores throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The positions include delivery drivers, customer service representatives, assistant managers, and managers....

- 11 months ago

Will County Coronavirus cases climb to 28, and one death

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported Will County had a total of 28 positive cases for Coronavirus and one death. Illinois had a total of 1,535 total cases confirmed, 16 deaths and 11,485 people tested, according to the IDPH's...

- 11 months ago

NYC EMS CALLS ON NEW YORKERS TO “HELP THE HELPERS”

[COVIDA-19\F.D.N.Y Local 2507] Michael Greco: “The EMSFDNY HelpFund helps first responders battling medical issues, debilitating injuries and personal tragedies.” Photo: F.D.N.Y Local 2507 Tags:& COVID-19F.D.N.Y Local 2507Michael GrecoEMS

- 11 months ago

Patton Leads East Boys Basketball into New Era

East boys await word from TSSAA if they will go for the gold ball.  East boys basketball staff (l-r) Senior advisor Lamont Bowers, sports information director Scott Wallace head coach Avery Patton and assistant coach Kyle Upton after the sub-state vi...

- 11 months ago

Five ways to talk with children about COVID-19

By Collen Colaner COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the COVID-19 virus begins spreading in the United States, children might see or hear news about the pandemic and the loss of life. Colleen Colaner is an associate professor in the Department of Communication in th...

- 11 months ago

Metro’s Coronavirus Cases Increase to 184

NASHVILLE, TN – Three pulmonary specialists and the head of the Vanderbilt Infectious Disease Department praised Governor Bill Lee for closing restaurants, gyms, and restricting visitation to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Lee issued E...

- 11 months ago

Homeless and at risk of losing shelter assistance plan

Thetimesweekly.com On Monday, the Continuum of Care, a network of agencies and service providers working to end homelessness, released the Emergency Housing Assistance Plan to provide safe shelter for the homeless and those at risk of losing shelter...

- 11 months ago

NY ATTORNEY GENERAL LAUNCHES CORONAVIRUS HATE CRIMES HOTLINE

[Coronavirus Hate Crimes] In the last week alone, there have been numerous reports in New York of Asian Americans being harassed or physically assaulted as a result of this pandemic. Photo: YouTube Tags:& Coronavirus Hate CrimesAnti-Asian XenophobiaA...