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2008-12-17 16:15:53

Time Life says it has teamed up with U.S.

2008-12-11 11:41:00

Tough Economic Times Won't Stop Oracle Service Provider From Participating in Future Charitable Giving and Events. MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec.

2008-09-30 12:00:48

By STEPHEN NAYSMITH PARENTS need to do more to provide clear boundaries and strong role models for their children, according to a major survey of Scottish youth.

2008-09-19 12:00:16

A comedy fundraiser Saturday at the Blue Cafe will benefit the Fairfield Family YMCA. The event at 210 The Promenade North features comics who have appeared on Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime and NBC's "Last Comic Standing." Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

2008-09-19 09:00:40

HANOVER - The South Shore YMCA, together with the America on the Move Foundation and Amway Global, will hold a "Walk a Mile at Hanover Mall" event on Saturday. The event is aimed at inspiring individuals and families to make small changes for a healthier lifestyle.

2008-09-18 15:00:37

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mt. Diablo Region YMCA announced today it has named Judith Parker as Vice President of Financial Development. Ms.

2008-09-18 15:00:12

By GIOVANNA FABIANO, STAFF WRITER GARFIELD -- A new statewide program designed to combat childhood obesity by promoting healthy eating habits and regular exercise kicked off Tuesday at the Garfield YMCA.

2008-09-16 15:00:37

AUBURN - The YMCA will take part in the national initiative known as YMCA Activate America(R) for the third year. Activate America is the YMCA's response to the nation's growing health crisis.

2008-09-02 09:00:44

ALAMO, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mt. Diablo Region YMCA announced today it has secured $7.5 million toward its goal of $8.1 million to build new branch facilities in Alamo and Oakley and to expand and remodel the Irvin Deutscher Family YMCA in Pleasant Hill.

2008-08-17 15:00:26

LEWISTON - Lewiston Recreation Department is preparing for its fall tennis leagues. Mixed doubles in divisions A, B and C will begin Sunday, August 24. Men's B and C singles will start Monday, August 25 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.