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YMCA receives largest corporate donation in its 115-year history

The YMCA has received $3.5 million from Shane Homes — the largest corporate donation in its 115-year history in support of its new recreational facility in the northwest. 490 more words

Local News

Bounce, The YMCA and Black Kids Swim Team For New Water Safety Public Service Initiative

From The BASN Newswire

ATLANTA — 70% of African Americans do not know how to swim,* and African-American children drown at 5.5 times the rate of other children.** 341 more words



23 May 2017 – Not T-Time as in Tea-Time, as in trad English tea. Even if I am just back from England.

No, I mean T as in Transition Time — time to move from T-for-tourist to T-for-townie. 507 more words


"The soldiers are in dire need of comfort both physical and spiritual"

A Congregational minister from east Reading had spent the winter with the YMCA, working with British troops in France.


The minister of Park Congregational Church, Reading, paid us his first visit on the 23rd of May, when he gave to a splendid congregation part of the story of his experiences with the troops in France during the winter. 224 more words

Life On The Home Front

Public Pool Rescued by Donations

HONESDALE — As communities struggle to keep public pools open, one borough in Wayne County is getting much-needed help to make repairs so its pool can stay open. 471 more words


Shaq Playing In The Over 40 League Just Isn't Fair

Former NBA great, Shaquille O’Neal, was arguably the best big man to ever play the game of basketball. So it’s not really fair when Shaq, now 45 years old, plays pickup basketball in the local rec league against your everyday average Joe. 337 more words