Monthly Archives: April 2013

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New hope for struggling students

ENGLEWOOD — The Rev. Michael Lindsey, pastor, wants to ensure every child in the community has the benefit of a quality education, so he’s developing a new private school — kindergarten through sixth grade — and day care at the … Continue reading

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Local women softball players ranked in top U.S. teams

ENGLEWOOD — Sandy Cavin, Nina Mielecki, Connie Kennedy, Pat “Stevie” Stephenson and Karen Campbell have a few things in common — they’re top-ranked national softball players and all play in Englewood for the Senior Women’s Legends Softball League. “I think … Continue reading

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Diego Rivera’s life work discussed at library

ENGLEWOOD — Englewood resident Leni Frantz got more than she bargained for when she went to the Elsie Quirk Library. Speaker and educator Baila Miller made a presentation last week on the life of 20th century Mexican artist Diego Rivera, … Continue reading

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Barrier islands kick off Habitat home series

ENGLEWOOD — Gabrielle Brady feels blessed now that Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity has started building her a new home. ‘We live in a house right now but I struggle every month to pay rent,’ said Brady, a single mother … Continue reading

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‘Englewood: the Soap!’ — ‘campy, chaotic’

ENGLEWOOD — Ever since Elizabeth Spicer cast Justin Harrington in “Dog Show,” he’s dreamed of becoming a film actor. Now with the production of “Englewood: the Soap!”, the 14-year-old may be taking that first step. Spicer is producing director of … Continue reading

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Taxing tobacco sparks debate

Obama’s plan will benefit children but not smokers By ADAM KREGER STAFF WRITER Some like it. Others don’t. And the split falls along predictable lines. Educators support President Barack Obama’s plan to help fund preschool education and early childhood programs … Continue reading

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