Salvation Army

Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth

We baby boomers love our stuff, and it seems many of us have cherished the notion that our kids will love our stuff, too. However, it turns out that …

Marie Kondo

From panhandlers to street musicians, not everyone is ready for cashless society

Print<p>MONTREAL — The sound of Anthony Lovison's singing echoes through the corridors of the Montreal subway, reaching commuters' ears long before they …

Every morning they wake up, pack up and move their world

Every morning they wake up, pack up and move their world

Canadian News

Dallas police and fire pay, Chinese IP probe, WW II veterans, Nazis, Mike Rawlings, Salvation Army

<b>Low pay is a leadership issue</b><p>Re: "To keep cops, find more pay," by James Ragland, Aug. 12 Metro & State column.<p>At long last, I agree with Ragland in …

Opinion

The best thrift store in every state

When you need to update your wardrobe or purchase some new furniture, thrift shopping is a great alternative to spending at expensive stores.<p>Most secondhand shops sell lightly used designer goods well below their original prices. And although there are certainly some items that you want to avoid …

Frugal Living

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week

Another Palm Beach, Florida, charity announced Saturday that it was canceling plans to hold a gala at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club - the ninth to cancel a big-ticket charity event at the club this week.<p>The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, a charity focused on the ritzy island's …

Donald Trump

The Red Cross, Salvation Army, And More Charities Are Cancelling Events At Trump’s Mar-A-Lago

Between high profile firings and public resignations, it’s been a long week from (and for) the Trump administration. But, lost amid the furor is that the Trump Organization is facing a string of high-profile events being shut down as charities abandon the Mar-A-Lago venue space.<p>The American Cancer …

Donald Trump

Whoopi Goldberg Has No Idea What She’s Talking About

Christians find themselves a target yet again in the aftermath of hate speech and incited violence, this time in Charlottesville. Actress Whoopi …

Conservative View

Thrift Store Shoppers Buy $20,000 Worth of Vintage NASA Flight Suits for $1.20

The potential of striking gold at a thrift store can be very much dependent on where that store is located. Given NASA’s Kennedy Space Center is just …

NASA

The list of charities dropping Trump's Mar-a-Lago for big fundraisers is growing

Multiple charities have pulled their fundraising events from President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, in the wake of his response to a white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>The Cleveland Clinic, the American Cancer Society, and the American Friends of Magen …

Business

Things That Happened Before the Earthquake

“We cannot be happy in this land if we don’t pay tribute to the people who originally inhabited it,” my mother proclaimed. She had concluded her …

South Dakota

Some College Kids Found $5,000 NASA Flight Suits at a Thrift Store

Two Florida college students hit up a blowout sale at their local Salvation Army recently and got busy digging—thumbing through the racks, keeping an eye out for shirts with crazy patterns or whatever millennials are into these days. Being a relative pro, one rifled through a small, nondescript box …

NASA

McLeod: Vanier deserves honesty about Salvation Army’s move

The Salvation Army's planned move to Montreal Road is snarled in controversy and red tape.<p>Something about the proposed complex not complying with the …

Canadian News

William Downes, founder of insurance firm, dies

William Downes, who helped found the prominent Baltimore insurance firm Riggs, Counselman, Michaels and Downes, died Aug. 7 of pneumonia at Gilchrist …

Military History

Salvation Army has a recipe for second chances

Job seekers are put on a new career path in the kitchen.

Good News

Letters: Sound advice for Trump's new envoy

<b>Letter writers opined on the new U.S. ambassador, on health matters, even on the fate of the right whale. You can sound off too, at</b> …

Canadian News

Air filter masks donated to B.C. by Waterloo startup

'That was never in the game plan'<p>Waterloo startup O2 Canada has donated 250 filtration masks as air quality has worsened in B.C. as hundreds of …

Air Quality

The Salvation Army buys new digs on Church Street, Parramatta

The Salvation Army has beaten 100 developers to buy a sought-after two-storey commercial building on a substantial site at 426 Church Street, …

Australian News

Cowboys’ Owner Jerry Jones Makes Mark On North Texas Community

<b>NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) –</b> As Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones makes his mark in NFL history with his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of …

Dallas

Council’s vacant space charity plan

CHARITIES will be given access to vacant shops in the CBD under a city council plan to reduce crime while making areas more vibrant.<p>Lord Mayor Robert …

Cities

Today's letters: Public art, spiders, inmates and Trump

<b>Public art can inspire real pride</b><i>Re: Public art has its place – if we do it correctly, Aug. 2.</i>Bravo, Mr. Denley! My husband and I long ago made the …

Canadian News

Sleeping in a suburban toilet block: Melbourne's housing crisis

They're disturbing images in such a wealthy country like Australia — rough sleepers in central Melbourne, camped out in the cold along busy …

Housing

Q&A: Key questions about Salvation Army's Vanier 'mega-shelter' proposal

Fierce debate has swirled in Vanier and beyond ever since the Salvation Army announced plans in late June to build a new multi-purpose facility — …

Canadian News

Tour a Vintage Lover's Designed-on-a-Dime Oakland Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Natasha Harden <b><br>Location:</b> Bella Vista — Oakland, California <b><br>Size:</b> 725 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Rented 4 Years<p>Natasha — a Virgo — credits her …

Coroner critical of care agencies following teenage girl's overdose death

On the night before she died, 16-year-old Maria Liordos​ showed up at her care unit looking severely drug affected then left with her partner to …

Australian News

Dallas Cowboys: Sorry, Zeke, but NFL says that Salvation Army kettle jump will still draw a 15-yard penalty | SportsDay

Sorry, Zeke, but NFL says that Salvation Army kettle jump will still draw a 15-yard penalty<p>This Story is About...<p>The NFL may have loosened up its …

Dallas

People in Kindersley, Sask., rally around Venezuelan family facing deportation

Surge in political violence in South American country has family friend 'terrified'<p>A family of four living in Kindersley, Sask., is facing …

Ralph Goodale

Concerns about gun at Salvation Army lead to shutdown of nearby streets, bridge

Victoria police shut down the Johnson Street bridge and streets around the Salvation Army shelter on Johnson Street after a man was seen waving what …

Canadian News

Hot weather prompts bottled water, sunscreen calls at Winnipeg homeless shelters

Siloam Mission says some clients suffering from heatstroke symptoms<p>As the temperatures rise, so do the risks of sunstroke among Winnipeg's homeless …

Bottled Water

Reevely: The fight over the proposed Vanier shelter was inevitable

Since we force the Salvation Army to act like a pushy private developer so it can build a new homeless shelter, it’s doing the only sensible thing by …

Canadian News