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Ice Needles in Your Freezer


Alan Dockery in Newton, North Carolina, writes: I have a comment about the mystery ice needles. (March 15, 2015) I think your answer explains the bits of ice that sometimes form between trays. The tray below seems to attach itself to the tray above with a ...

Fans Pack Charlotte Motor Speedway for Pole Night


May is Motorsports Month in North Carolina, and Round Two of the blockbuster of racing is in full gear. 55 years of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and for Jerry "Snoop Dog" Rudisill of Newton, he's been here since the beginning. "Been here so long ...

‘Big Macs for the Battleship’ fundraiser this weekend


“While the North Carolina defeated all enemies in battle ...
Hampstead, Leland, Lumberton, Newton Grove, Pembroke, Rocky Point, Shallotte, Southport, St. Pauls, Sunset Beach, Supply, Surf City, Wallace, Warsaw, Whiteville and Wilmington, as well as ...

Franklin Edward Rader, 66


Franklin Edward Rader, 66, died peacefully at his home in Mooresville on Monday, May 18, 2015. Born in Newton, North Carolina on January 7, 1949, Frank was the eldest son of the late William Woodrow Rader and Lura Abernethy Rader. A loving and ...

Updated with services and obit: USA Wrestling leader Frank Rader, 66, passed away in North Carolina


Franklin Edward Rader died peacefully at his home in Mooresville on Monday, May 18, 2015. Born in Newton, North Carolina on January 7, 1949, Frank was the eldest son of the late William Woodrow Rader and Lura Abernethy Rader. A loving and supportive ...

Latest North Carolina sports:


NEWTON, Iowa (AP) - Drew Herring was the fastest during qualifying Saturday for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Iowa Speedway as a fill-in for Erik Jones. But Jones, who was in Charlotte, North Carolina, with teammate Kyle Busch for the Sprint Cup All ...

A few Carolina Panthers get a preseason military excursion


thanks to a partnership with the USO of North Carolina. The trip was set up thanks to Military Appreciation Month, according to David Newton of ESPN.Newton points out that players such as Nate Chandler, Mario Addison, Fozzy Whittaker, Graham Gano and ...

North Brunswick wins 2A track and field championship


GREENSBORO— Kayla Moore won two individual events and anchored a victorious relay team to lead Burlington Cummings to the women's team championship on Saturday in the North Carolina High School ...
Valdese Draughn (27) and Newton-Conover (24).

Cape Fear Academy wins yet another state tennis title; North Brunswick captures another track & field state title


GREENSBORO, NC (NCHSAA)— Kayla Moore won two individual events and anchored a victorious relay team to lead Burlington Cummings to the women’s team championship on Saturday in the North Carolina ...
Draughn (27) and Newton-Conover (24).

Newton, North Carolina Dog Mauling: 2 Boys Attacked By Dogs In Backyard


A Newton, North Carolina, dog mauling happened Sunday when a 6-year-old boy was viciously attacked by two Rottweilers, Fox News 8 reports. The child suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center. WBTV News 3 reports that the dogs ...

victorianhouses: old victorian house in Newton, MA by Anne...


victorianhouses: old victorian house in Newton, MA by Anne Mullaney

Another Property Sold in Newton, NH


Newton, NH: This Mobile Home in Newton, NH recently sold for $93,000. This property features 2 full baths, 2 bedrooms, and was sold by Coco, Early & Associates ~ Bridge Division

Another Property Sold in Newton, NH


Newton, NH: This Mobile Home in Newton, NH recently sold for $93,000. This property features 2 full baths, 2 bedrooms, and was sold by Lisa Ranney – Coco, Early & Associates ~ Bridge Division

Tornado of ’85 creates images of destruction in Newton Falls


Reports of damage came in from everywhere.  Newton Falls was ravaged by the storm.

Another Property Sold in Newton, MA


Newton, MA: This Condo in Newton, MA recently sold for $338,985. This is a Garden style home and features 4 total rooms, 1 full bath, 1 bedroom, 2.36 acres, and was sold by Prudential Edna Kranz …

NEWTON, MA : MARKET DATA THROUGH APRIL


April Headlines Newton 3-month median price is up 26.8% to $1,191,568. Months of supply in April was 3.8. This is up 22.5% from 3.1 in April of 2014. Year-to-Date new listings are down by 12.6%. …

Report Back from WILPF's 100th Anniversary Meetings in the Hague


Start: 2015 May 21 - 6:30pm End: 2015 May 21 - 9:00pm REPORT BACK FROM WILPF’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY MEETINGS & CELEBRATIONS IN THE HAGUE The Oldest Women’s Peace Organization Looks to the Future   WHE…

Newton Aycliffe schoolboys praised for helping homeless man


A headteacher  has praised four pupils who were photographed buying food for a homeless man on their way home from school. Jack McGill, Cameron Turner-Neill, Charlie Hirst and 11-year-old Sam pooled …

Another Property Sold in Newton, MA


Newton, MA: This Condo in Newton, MA recently sold for $847,000. This is a Townhouse style home and features 8 total rooms, 3 full baths, 1 half bath, 3 bedrooms, and was sold by Coleman & Sons R…

Moving & Storage Company in Newton Massachusetts – Casey Movers


Newton Massachusetts Moving Company ☘ Casey Movers Casey Movers is a moving & storage company in Newton, Massachusetts If you’re living in Newton, Massachusetts, researching for a good moving comp…




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Giving Every Young Person in NEWTON NORTH CAROLINA a Path to Reach Their Potential

Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance to fulfill his or her potential. This isn’t the responsibility of one individual or one neighborhood: it’s up to all of us to pave these paths of opportunity so that young people — regardless of where they grow up — can get ahead in life and achieve their dreams.

That’s why My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is such an important initiative. Launched by President Obama last year, MBK brings communities together to ensure that all youth — including boys and young men of color — can overcome barriers to success and improve their lives. I got to see this work up close during a recent trip to Oakland, California. I joined Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council President Lynette McElhaney, and other stakeholders for a conversation about efforts that are making a difference in the lives of local youth.

One of the participants was a teenager named Edwin Manzano. The son of a hard-working single parent, Edwin found encouragement and support at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). Thanks in part to the academic and mentoring services offered by the EOYDC, Edwin will become the first member of his family to attend college when he begins his studies this fall at San Francisco State University.

Edwin is grateful for the opportunities that EOYDC afforded him. “Everyone needs a support system,” he says. That’s true whether you are a teenager or HUD Secretary. I was lucky when I was growing up on the West Side of San Antonio. Although it was a modest community in terms of resources, it was rich with folks who took an interest in my future. I had family members, teachers — and even policymakers — who paved a path that allowed me and other young people like me to succeed.

Unfortunately, not every child is as fortunate. That’s why My Brother’s Keeper is so close to my heart. The future of every young person in America should be determined by their heart, their mind and their work ethic. It should never be determined by their zip code.

In Oakland, I talked with 17 young people who have big hopes and aspirations for the future. It’s in our nation’s interest to help them achieve their goals. And we’re committed to doing our part at HUD.

For example, we’ve introduced a Jobs-Plus pilot program that will provide public housing residents in eight cities with intensive employment training, rent incentives and community building focused on work and economic self-sufficiency.

We’re also working on a broadband initiative to ensure that students living in HUD-assisted households will benefit from the life-changing opportunities available through high-speed internet. This project will provide the access to online resources that young people need to succeed in the 21st century global economy.

On the housing front, we expect the recent expansion of our Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative to aid HUD-assisted properties in raising billions of dollars in private sector investment — funding that will be used to secure our nation’s affordable housing future. And recently, our Federal Housing Administration lowered its Mortgage Insurance Premiums to make homeownership more affordable for responsible families, helping them put down roots and build wealth for the future.

But I know HUD alone won’t solve the issues facing America’s youth. These challenges require our Department to maintain longstanding, effective partnerships with other federal agencies and key stakeholders. Most importantly, President Obama understands that My Brother’s Keeper will only succeed if local leaders take his call to action into their own hands.

Folks in Oakland are stepping up to answer this call. During the Community Conversation, I spoke with leaders from Oakland’s nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and faith-based organizations that are putting our young people on the path to success. Groups like the East Oakland Youth Development Center, the East Bay Foundation, and the Allen Temple Baptist Church are using promising and proven approaches to make a real difference in their communities.

This kind of work is happening all across the nation and will benefit generations of Americans. We’ve got to keep it going by continuing to support our young people. When they succeed, our nation grows stronger, and our future becomes brighter. And by giving everyone an opportunity to reach their goals, we can ensure that the 21st century is another American century.

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Take Action to Improve Your Financial Situation in NEWTON NORTH CAROLINA

By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Director.

America Saves Week, February 24 – March 1, 2014, is a time to review your finances, decide what you want to save for, and set up a system that will allow you to save automatically. That’s why the America Saves Week theme is Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically. Did you know that only half of Americans report having good savings habits? Even if you are already saving, it’s good to take a look at your goals and decide if you can save more or start a new savings goal. Join thousands of others who are pledging to pay down debt, save money, and take financial action during America Saves Week.

Not sure what to save for or what to save for next? Here are the most popular saving goals of those who have pledged to save through America Saves:

· Save for Emergencies - Only 37 percent of low-to-moderate income households have a savings or money market account at a bank or credit union and nearly a quarter of savers who have pledged to save have chosen “emergency savings” as their first wealth-building goal. Learn more.

· Save for Education - Saving for education is the second most popular goal savers select when they pledge to save with America Saves. There are many different things to factor in when saving and paying for college. Learn more.

· Pay Down Debt - Getting out of debt is the #3 goal Savers select when they pledge to save. That does not come as a surprise since a 2012 survey found that 45% of families with annual incomes under $50,000 rely on credit cards to pay for basic needs such as rent, utilities, insurance and food. Learn more.

· Save for a Home - For decades, home ownership has been the main path to wealth for most Americans. Today, home equity - the market value of a home minus the balance on any home loans - represents more than four-fifths of the typical family’s wealth. Learn more.

· Save for Retirement - Retirement savings is a top priority for many Savers. Saving for retirement now will ensure that you have enough money to maintain a comfortable standard of living when you stop or reduce the amount of hours you work. Learn more.

Not sure how to save for your goals? Here are some saving strategies to help:

· Save Automatically - The easiest and most effective way to save is automatically. This is how millions of Americans save at their bank or credit union, and how millions of employees save through 401(k) and other retirement programs at work. Learn more.

· Save at Tax Time - Do you spend weeks eagerly anticipating your tax refund? When the money finally comes in, is it gone tomorrow? Many people view tax refunds as unplanned bonuses. They see the money as a gift from the government, to use for splurges or treats. But a tax refund provides the opportunity to improve your financial situation. Learn more.

Take the America Saves Pledge (or re-pledge) today to set your savings goal and make a plan to save. When you take the pledge you can also choose to receive text message tips and reminders to help you save for your goal. And don’t forget to follow America Saves on Facebook and Twitter.

America Saves Week is coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, the Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for inpiduals to assess their own saving status

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Campaign in NEWTON NORTH CAROLINA: the importance of eating fish !!!

Key message

Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish * each week preferably those that are low in mercury. The nutritional value of fish is important for the growth and development before birth, in infancy for breastfed infants and children.

Who should know

Women who are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or breastfeeding. Whoever feeds young children.

What to do

1. Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish a week.

    • That is 2 or 3 servings of fish a week.
    • For young children, give them 2 or 3 servings of fish a week acurdo with age and calorie needs.
2. Choose fish low in mercury.
    • Many of the fish we eat most often are lower in mercury.
    • These include salmon, shrimp, haddock, tuna (canned light), tilapia, catfish and cod.
3. Avoid 4 types of fish: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
    • These 4 types of fish are higher in mercury.
    • Limit white tuna (albacore) to 159 grams a week.
4. When consumption is fish you have caught or other streams, rivers and lakes, heed warnings signs in water bodies.
    • If the advice is not available, adults should limit this type of fish to 150 grams a week and toddlers in 30-80 grams a week.
5. To add more fish to your diet, be sure to stay within your calorie needs.

Why this advice is relevant

Fish contains important nutrients to developing fetuses, babies who are breastfed and young children. Fish provides health benefits for the general public. Many people do not currently fish eat the recommended amount.

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