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    By Dianne Anderson Nothing could mask the holiday spirit over the Thanksgiving holiday with community groups and volunteers coming together at Andy Street Community Association to distribute food baskets, vouchers and sanitizers to local families. The event gave away baskets with turkey and all the fixings to 200 families, along with New Hope Home seniors ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It can take decades to develop a keen ear and music appreciation for jazzy genres, but not for the young aficionados of New Hope Presbyterian Church. They’re chiming in, putting a new spin on timeless choral tunes that may not be coming from their generation, but they got the beat. Reggie Goodjoin, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson There is a little less anxiety about getting basic needs to to the community than at the start of the pandemic, but food distribution is still a far cry from the family-friendly delivery model that Mark Lowry remembers. There was a time when food baskets and boxes were given away with a ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Trudging through months of extensive job loss and health impact, the community is finding ways to cope with the fallout from the outbreak — and now the holidays are coming. This season will be unlike any other for many families, and many face the prospect of their first holiday season without their ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Cracking open the bubbly is all part of the fun this time a year, and for some, any excuse to imbibe is better than none. Everything glitters, and the trees are lit. The party has been going strong for the past month. It’s also a vulnerable time of year for those struggling ...