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The Palm Beach Post
Goodwill speaks out after employee's sex-assault arrestAfter the recent arrest of a case manager on a charge of sexual assault on a mi
Goodwill speaks out after employee's sex-assault arrest
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 hours ago
After the recent arrest of a case manager on a charge of sexual assault on a minor, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries is speaking out about how it will handle the matter. Edwin Wesley, who faces one charge of sexual assault on a minor, was arrested... Read more
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The Daily Record
Goodwill to host expungement fair Feb. 18Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake's Lower Shore Career Development Center w
Goodwill to host expungement fair Feb. 18
The Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake's Lower Shore Career Development Center will host another "expungement" fair at its career center in Salisbury Feb. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. The address for the event is 700 S. Salisbury Blvd. In January, Goodwill's... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Goodwill encourages people to 'Donate Your Ex's Stuff' this...A Florida branch of Goodwill is offering the broken-hearted a chance to start f
Goodwill encourages people to 'Donate Your Ex's Stuff' this...
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
A Florida branch of Goodwill is offering the broken-hearted a chance to start fresh and do a good deed for Valentine’s Day. Goodwill stores in the Sarasota, Florida, area are hosting what they categorize as an anti-Valentine’s Day campaign called... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Goodwill CEO seeks funds to restructureIt took 21 minutes into a 22-minute interview with embattled Goodwill Industrie
Goodwill CEO seeks funds to restructure
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
It took 21 minutes into a 22-minute interview with embattled Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario (TECNO) CEO Keiko Nakamura Wednesday to discern the real reason why she’s been doing the rounds with the media this... Read more
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Flint Township View
Funeral Friday for former Supervisor Doug Carlton | February 11, 2016Douglas Clayton Carlton FLINT TWP. — Flags at the police and fire stations were
Funeral Friday for former Supervisor Doug Carlton | February 11, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted yesterday
Douglas Clayton Carlton FLINT TWP. — Flags at the police and fire stations were being flown at half-mast all week in memory of former township supervisor Douglas Clayton Carlton, 62, who died on Wednesday, February 3. Carlton served as township... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Toronto Goodwill board forced to resign for legal reasons: ex-chairmanThe former chairman of the volunteer board of Goodwill’s shuttered Toronto-base
Toronto Goodwill board forced to resign for legal reasons: ex-chairman
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
The former chairman of the volunteer board of Goodwill’s shuttered Toronto-based chapter says he and his fellow volunteer directors were facing a “trial by fire” and did not abandon the troubled charity by resigning en masse and shutting it down last... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Goodwill Toronto has $6-million in liabilities after declaring bankruptcyGoodwill’s paralyzed Toronto-based chapter has just $835,308 remaining in asset
Goodwill Toronto has $6-million in liabilities after declaring bankruptcy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Goodwill’s paralyzed Toronto-based chapter has just $835,308 remaining in assets but owes more than $6-million to creditors such as its employees and landlords, according to documents filed when it declared bankruptcy this week. The charity’s assets... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Goodwill workers caught in middleSome of the Goodwill employees who lost their jobs last month are hitting the b
Goodwill workers caught in middle
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 2 days ago
Some of the Goodwill employees who lost their jobs last month are hitting the bricks looking for work. The doors at 16 locations of Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario (Goodwill TECNO) — including two in Barrie and... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Goodwill workers caught in middleSome of the Goodwill employees who lost their jobs last month are hitting the b
Goodwill workers caught in middle
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Some of the Goodwill employees who lost their jobs last month are hitting the bricks looking for work. The doors at 16 locations of Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario (Goodwill TECNO) — including two in Barrie and... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Goodwill plans restructuring proposalGoodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario says it's
Goodwill plans restructuring proposal
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario says it's seeking bankruptcy protection as it tries to restructure. CEO Keiko Nakamura said Monday in a statement the Goodwill has filed an assignment under Canada's Bankruptcy... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Goodwill plans restructuring proposalGoodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario says it's
Goodwill plans restructuring proposal
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario says it's seeking bankruptcy protection as it tries to restructure. CEO Keiko Nakamura said Monday in a statement the Goodwill has filed an assignment under Canada's Bankruptcy... Read more
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Zero Hedge
February 9Overnight Media Digest - Market anxiety spilled over into Asia early Tuesday,
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Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Overnight Media Digest - Market anxiety spilled over into Asia early Tuesday, sending investors scurrying for havens like Japanese government bonds, where 10-year yields fell to zero percent for the first time. (http://on.wsj.com/1TPdXxd) - For... Read more
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CTV News
Goodwill TECNO files for bankruptcy, plans restructuring proposalTORONTO - Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario
Goodwill TECNO files for bankruptcy, plans restructuring proposal
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
TORONTO - Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and Northern Ontario says it's seeking bankruptcy protection as it tries to restructure. CEO Keiko Nakamura said Monday in a statement the Goodwill has filed an assignment under Canada's... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Goodwill Toronto files for bankruptcy in attempt to ‘restructure’Goodwill’s defunct Toronto-based chapter, which suddenly shut its doors last mo
Goodwill Toronto files for bankruptcy in attempt to ‘restructure’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Goodwill’s defunct Toronto-based chapter, which suddenly shut its doors last month and threw 430 employees out of work, says it is filing for bankruptcy. According to a statement posted on its website Monday, Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern,... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Goodwill appoints CEOThe Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Mississippi has named Dave Hol
Goodwill appoints CEO
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
The Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Mississippi has named Dave Hollingsworth of Brandon as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Gray Wiggers, who is retiring. Hollingsworth has served as Vice President of Marketing... Read more
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Business Wire
Ameriprise Financial and Its Employees and Advisors Give $13 Million and 80,000 Volunteer Hours to NonprofitsMINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP), along wit
Ameriprise Financial and Its Employees and Advisors Give $13 Million and 80,000 Volunteer Hours to Nonprofits
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP), along with its employees and advisors, gave $13 million and 80,000 volunteer hour to nonprofits across the country in 2015. To increase its collective impact, the company continued... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
TO DO LIST: Sauce Boss in Lake Worth, Storage Wars in West...1. ALL THAT SHINES The 13th Annual Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, Fl
TO DO LIST: Sauce Boss in Lake Worth, Storage Wars in West...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
1. ALL THAT SHINES The 13th Annual Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, Florida slide guitar player Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton will play the blues and cook gumbo in Lake Worth. File photo Palm Beach County Convention Center The event will... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Letters: Raise my taxes, pleasePlease raise my taxes to an appropriate level to combat our current infrastruct
Letters: Raise my taxes, please
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 6 days ago
Please raise my taxes to an appropriate level to combat our current infrastructure deficit. If we need, as stated, $14 million per year more to properly maintain our civic assets then so be it. Council after Council, year after year, ask our... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Letters: Raise my taxes, pleasePlease raise my taxes to an appropriate level to combat our current infrastruct
Letters: Raise my taxes, please
Welland Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Please raise my taxes to an appropriate level to combat our current infrastructure deficit. If we need, as stated, $14 million per year more to properly maintain our civic assets then so be it. Council after Council, year after year, ask our... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Letters: Raise my taxes, pleasePlease raise my taxes to an appropriate level to combat our current infrastruct
Letters: Raise my taxes, please
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Please raise my taxes to an appropriate level to combat our current infrastructure deficit. If we need, as stated, $14 million per year more to properly maintain our civic assets then so be it. Council after Council, year after year, ask our... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Police: NE Portland car chase sends man to jail, passenger to hospitalPortland police arrested a man who led officers on a brief chase that resulted
Police: NE Portland car chase sends man to jail, passenger to hospital
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
Portland police arrested a man who led officers on a brief chase that resulted in a car accident and sent one person to the hospital Thursday night, police said. Joshua Marcos Moler, 27, faces charges in connection with possession of a stolen car,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterAMATS OKs nearly $26 million in new projects for Greater Akron a
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 8 days ago
By Staff WriterAMATS OKs nearly $26 million in new projects for Greater Akron area GREATER AKRON — In its first meeting of 2016, held Jan. 28, the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS) Policy Committee approved 22 projects totaling... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Middletown youth jobs program now offered year round with $40K grantMIDDLETOWN >> A $40,000 state grant will benefit city teens employed through th
Middletown youth jobs program now offered year round with $40K grant
The Middletown Press / Posted 8 days ago
MIDDLETOWN >> A $40,000 state grant will benefit city teens employed through the Middletown Youth Employment Program. Every year since 2006, the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce has placed Middletown students into constructive summer employment.... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Youths shine in pan and calypso Monarch competitionsIn the wake of much criticism on social media about the paucity of soca music f
Youths shine in pan and calypso Monarch competitions
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
In the wake of much criticism on social media about the paucity of soca music for 2016, the youth of the nation are not only shining but are restoring hope that traditional calypso and pan are in safe hands. This was evident at the just concluded... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
WisePies holds fundraiser to help families in needAlbuquerque-based pizza restaurant chain Wisepies Pizza and Salad is hosting a
WisePies holds fundraiser to help families in need
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 8 days ago
Albuquerque-based pizza restaurant chain Wisepies Pizza and Salad is hosting a fundraiser through March to support organizations that provide food, clothing, shelter and services to the youth and families in our neighborhoods. During this time, each... Read more
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Hospitality Net
IHG builds on commitment to Responsible Business practices with launch of IHG FoundationInitial beneficiaries include CARE International UK, Goodwill Industries Intern
IHG builds on commitment to Responsible Business practices with launch of IHG Foundation
Hospitality Net / Posted 9 days ago
Initial beneficiaries include CARE International UK, Goodwill Industries International, Youth Career Initiative, British Red Cross and the Wildfowl and Wetlands... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Goodwill opening a new regional outlet store in Jackson Township Goodwill is heading into the former Circuit City store in the Springbrook Pla
Goodwill opening a new regional outlet store in Jackson Township
The Suburbanite / Posted 9 days ago
Goodwill is heading into the former Circuit City store in the Springbrook Plaza. The location will be a last spot for items that don't sell in other Goodwill stores. Posted Feb. 2,... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Middletown youth jobs program will grow to year round with $40K grantMIDDLETOWN >> A $40,000 state grant will benefit city teens employed through th
Middletown youth jobs program will grow to year round with $40K grant
The Middletown Press / Posted 9 days ago
MIDDLETOWN >> A $40,000 state grant will benefit city teens employed through the Middletown Youth Employment Program. Every year since 2006, the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce has placed Middletown students into constructive summer employment.... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Goodwill to open outlet store in Jackson Twp. plaza Goodwill is heading into the former Circuit City store in the Springbrook Pla
Goodwill to open outlet store in Jackson Twp. plaza
The Suburbanite / Posted 10 days ago
Goodwill is heading into the former Circuit City store in the Springbrook Plaza. The location will be a last spot for items that don't sell in other Goodwill stores. Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 12:41... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Middletown youth jobs program to expand with $40K from stateMIDDLETOWN >> A $40,000 state grant will benefit city teens employed through th
Middletown youth jobs program to expand with $40K from state
The Middletown Press / Posted 10 days ago
MIDDLETOWN >> A $40,000 state grant will benefit city teens employed through the Middletown Youth Employment Program. Now operating year-round, the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce will use the funds to expand its successful summer jobs... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Goodwill seeks books, volunteers for at-risk kidsHere's a scary contrast in statistics: In middle-income neighborhoods, children
Goodwill seeks books, volunteers for at-risk kids
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Here's a scary contrast in statistics: In middle-income neighborhoods, children have an average of 13 books each. In low-income neighborhoods, the average is one book for every 300 children. Not only do kids in poverty tend to miss out on the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
state Rep. Ronald V. Gerberry slow in giving his campaign funds to charitiesYOUNGSTOWN Despite saying after a criminal conviction five months ago that he
state Rep. Ronald V. Gerberry slow in giving his campaign funds to charities
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 13 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN Despite saying after a criminal conviction five months ago that he would give what was left of his campaign fund to charities, ex-state Rep. Ronald V. Gerberry has given only a small portion of money to those organizations. And the rest... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
5 months later, Gerberry has given only a small amount of campaign funds to charitiesYOUNGSTOWN Despite saying after a criminal conviction five months ago that he
5 months later, Gerberry has given only a small amount of campaign funds to charities
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 13 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN Despite saying after a criminal conviction five months ago that he would give what was left of his campaign fund to charities, ex-state Rep. Ronald V. Gerberry has given only a small portion of money to those organizations. And the rest... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side Business News & NotesBy Staff WriterFirstMerit merging with Huntington COLUMBUS — Akron-based First
South Side Business News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 14 days ago
By Staff WriterFirstMerit merging with Huntington COLUMBUS — Akron-based FirstMerit Bank will merge with Huntington, officials from both financial institutions announced Jan. 26. Officials said the signing of a definitive merger agreement means... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Social Security concerns raised over CAPS closingA Coeur d'Alene financial services company abruptly closed and now some clients
Social Security concerns raised over CAPS closing
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
A Coeur d'Alene financial services company abruptly closed and now some clients of Community Access Payee Services are wondering how they will get their Social Security money come Monday. Goodwill Industries has agreed to take over the... Read more
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MLive.com
Chick-fil-A eyeing new spot near Grand RapidsGAINES TOWNSHIP, MI -- Chick-fil-A has its eyes on a location outside of Grand
Chick-fil-A eyeing new spot near Grand Rapids
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
GAINES TOWNSHIP, MI -- Chick-fil-A has its eyes on a location outside of Grand Rapids in Gaines Township. Representatives of the popular fast-food chain are on the Jan. 28 agenda of the township's planning commission to present preliminary plans for... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterRJRD hosting public meeting, hike RICHFIELD — The Richfield Joi
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 15 days ago
By Staff WriterRJRD hosting public meeting, hike RICHFIELD — The Richfield Joint Recreation District (RJRD) will hold a public stakeholder meeting on plans for the Crowell Hilaka property Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Village Town Hall, 4410 W.... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
January 28, 20163rd Annual Flint & Genesee ‘Meet the Buyer’ for 2016 FLINT — The Flint & Genes
January 28, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 15 days ago
3rd Annual Flint & Genesee ‘Meet the Buyer’ for 2016 FLINT — The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Region 6 PTAC and the I-69 Thumb Region, are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Flint & Genesee Meet the Buyer event. And the... Read more
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The Davison Index
January 28, 20163rd Annual Flint & Genesee ‘Meet the Buyer’ for 2016 FLINT — The Flint & Genes
January 28, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 15 days ago
3rd Annual Flint & Genesee ‘Meet the Buyer’ for 2016 FLINT — The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Region 6 PTAC and the I-69 Thumb Region, are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Flint & Genesee Meet the Buyer event. And the... Read more
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Flint Township View
January 28, 20163rd Annual Flint & Genesee ‘Meet the Buyer’ for 2016 FLINT — The Flint & Genes
January 28, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 15 days ago
3rd Annual Flint & Genesee ‘Meet the Buyer’ for 2016 FLINT — The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Region 6 PTAC and the I-69 Thumb Region, are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Flint & Genesee Meet the Buyer event. And the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa awards record grantThe Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa held its Black Hawk County fall 2015
Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa awards record grant
KWWL Iowa / Posted 15 days ago
The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa held its Black Hawk County fall 2015 grant cycle awards ceremony Wednesday, January 27, announcing the distribution of $556,274 in grants to 55 area nonprofits and government agencies. This is the largest... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Land of Lincoln Goodwill, Dell offering free computer equipment recycling programSPRINGFIELD - Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries has announced it will partner
Land of Lincoln Goodwill, Dell offering free computer equipment recycling program
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 16 days ago
SPRINGFIELD - Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries has announced it will partner with Dell to provide a free program for recycling computer equipment. The program, titled "Dell Reconnect," will allow residents to donate old computer equipment at one... Read more
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Business Wire
John Stewart Bryan III Dies At 77RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Stewart Bryan III (“Stewart”), Chairman of
John Stewart Bryan III Dies At 77
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Stewart Bryan III (“Stewart”), Chairman of the Board of Media General, Inc., died here yesterday at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital. Mr. Bryan was 77 years old. His death resulted from complications related to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorGem restored Editor: I was about to write a letter to commend Gerald T. Langan
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Gem restored Editor: I was about to write a letter to commend Gerald T. Langan, president and chief executive of Goodwill Industries, for restoring one of the most valuable and historic edifices of Scranton and the Lackawanna Valley when I read John... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Charity case: Why Goodwill's failure in Toronto was anything but suddenFor 31 years, John Petti was a janitor at a Goodwill outlet in Scarborough. Now
Charity case: Why Goodwill's failure in Toronto was anything but sudden
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
For 31 years, John Petti was a janitor at a Goodwill outlet in Scarborough. Now, bewildered, jobless and left with just 11 boxes of Kraft Dinner in his North York apartment, he is struggling to understand the thrift store’s sudden demise. Looking at... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONGem restored Editor: I was about to write a letter to commend Gerald T. Langan
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Gem restored Editor: I was about to write a letter to commend Gerald T. Langan, president and chief executive of Goodwill Industries, for restoring one of the most valuable and historic edifices of Scranton and the Lackawanna Valley when I read John... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
City-owned block on E. Main St. eyed for transformation into an urban developmentGallery: City block on E. Main at edge of Highland Park eyed for 'neighborhood-
City-owned block on E. Main St. eyed for transformation into an urban development
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
Gallery: City block on E. Main at edge of Highland Park eyed for 'neighborhood-friendly commercial development' The revitalization of Chattanooga's hip Southside neighborhood may spread eastward with the city's plans to let go of a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘Great sense of relief’ as Goodwill announces it will pay back wagesGoodwill Toronto will give its employees their back wages after all, announcing
‘Great sense of relief’ as Goodwill announces it will pay back wages
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Goodwill Toronto will give its employees their back wages after all, announcing it has secured financing to meet its payroll costs after saying it could not do so on their normal Friday payday. Keiko Nakamura, the chief executive officer of Goodwill... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
AMVETS Career Center opens in Martinsburg"I'm excited," Brown said. "I've had a sordid background, treatment for PTSD, i
AMVETS Career Center opens in Martinsburg
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 22 days ago
"I'm excited," Brown said. "I've had a sordid background, treatment for PTSD, illnesses. I'm having a hard time finding a position. It's taken me 40 years to make a comeback. I hope to be able to get back into the workforce. I want to be... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Goodwill employees will not be paid this week, suffer a ‘devastating blow’Goodwill announced on Wednesday that workers in the Toronto region will not be
Goodwill employees will not be paid this week, suffer a ‘devastating blow’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Goodwill announced on Wednesday that workers in the Toronto region will not be receiving paycheques this week, as employee anger continued to mount amidst the organization’s ongoing financial collapse. “Despite our best efforts, employees will not... Read more
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