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Posted By Pharral on 2015 Feb 25 - 4:03pm

Drowning is often silent and can cause death in just a few minutes. A Fort Worth organization is teaching eternal vigilance around the water.

Drowning prevention classes at the Eastside YMCA pool draw kids and their parents. Courtesy Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition The Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition got its start from newspaper articles in July 2012 when Pam Cannell...

Posted By Pharral on 2015 Feb 25 - 3:58pm

When you are living with a life-threatening disease, simple chores like grocery shopping and cooking become difficult tasks. That’s where Cuisine for Healing steps in.

Erika Young with children, Kahil, 4, and Justice, 2. Young credits the Cuisine for Healing with helping her survive her fight with cancer. Photo courtesy of Erika Young/Casey Chappell Erika Young’s diagnosis of cancer in October 2013 marked the...

Posted By Pharral on 2015 Feb 25 - 3:47pm

Fort Worth’s Family Justice Centers shed the temporary trailers and is firmly located in its newly renovated building on Hemphill Street.

One Safe Place’s welcoming interior belies the fact that access behind the doors is strictly controlled to protect the abuse clients who visit the building. Photo courtesy One Safe Place/Tim Abbott 1 Million Words For a woman — or, for that...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Feb 25 - 2:36pm

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Ronald Reagan once remarked during a CBS news interview that, “Life not only begins at 40, so does lumbago and the tendency to tell the same stories over and over again.” Lumbago, now an outdated term, refers to that nagging, chronic low back pain so many of us have experienced. ...

Posted By Pharral on 2015 Feb 16 - 2:45pm

Whether it is the first job or one in a succession of jobs, how you handle yourself in the interview and salary discussion sets the pattern for your tenure at that company.

The wage gap between men and women starts at the point of hiring, say experts who have studied the issue or who work in human resources. It is affected later in life if women interrupt their careers to have and care for children, and sometimes for reasons that can’t be explained by any...

Posted By cblok on 2015 Jan 20 - 4:46pm

A decades-old Westside favorite

The venison tenderloin with porcini mushroom sauce at Bella Italia West came sliced to reveal a ruby-red rare interior. Tender and lean, the protein was savory and slightly tart from the red wine reduction. |...

Posted By Pharral on 2014 Dec 15 - 5:04pm

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth seeks to put people in jobs where they can succeed and find dignity in their lives through work.

For most people, Goodwill Industries is a place to find bargains on clothing and other items or a convenient way to dispose of things no longer wanted. But for many, it is the route to the best welfare program of all — a job. “Our main focus is to empower people with disabilities or...

Posted By gailbennison on 2014 Dec 15 - 4:54pm

Late in the afternoon of Oct. 15, the Fort Worth animal shelter contacted the Saving Hope Foundation with an urgent cry for help. The shelter once again was over capacity and would have to euthanize dogs simply because there was no room for them. “We were, of course, all devastated,”...

Posted By gailbennison on 2014 Dec 3 - 10:04am

Happy Hill Farm celebrates 40 years.

Happy Hill Farm/Campus has athletic fields, an athletic center, chapel, vocational agriculture complex, barns, greenhouse, woodshop, and a 60,000-square-foot Academy complex with a fine arts center. Jason Lamers came from humble beginnings in southwest...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 3:13pm

Michael Young, former Rangers infielder, retired from baseball in January. He said he wanted to step away from the game and spend more time with family. In an interview with CBS, Young stated: “As it turns out, it didn’t really work that way.” The Rangers introduced him as a...

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