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An aside: Not by bread alone

Last night, I attended the 5:15 weekday Mass at Holy Name Cathedral. It is something I have not done in a while, but wish to do more often. 1,003 more words

Catholic Church

Hero(in): "God bless" the souls of the sympathetic and susceptible

While walking out of the Pratt Library in Baltimore I accidentally catch the beady eyes a short homeless-looking elderly woman who has enough wrinkles to be a human road map. 218 more words


Kalamazoo city commissioners vote to crack down on panhandling downtown

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — City commissioners unanimously voted Monday night to approve an amendment to the city’s existing panhandling ordinance to include language specifically targeting the downtown area. 492 more words


The Beggar's Courage

It has become a recent trend in Canadian urban centres to combat panhandling by installing so-called “charity metres.” These metres are on-street receptacles for small change donations styled after parking metres. 576 more words


Marysville cracks down on panhandlers, nuisance properties

MARYSVILLE — The city now has more tools to reduce chronic criminal and nuisance behavior.

Two ordinances passed by the City Council on Monday enable officials to crack down on nuisance properties and on aggressive solicitation and panhandling. 157 more words


Au Contraire, Au NewsCafe

Today, Doni Chamberlain of aNewsCafe.com wrote an editorial about compassion, her Wednesday Word of the Day in which she refers to Crumbling Town as a blog, “…that shows photos of area transients, and mocks them.” 424 more words