8-Year-Old Creates Care Packs For Homeless — CBS New York

1010 WINS — It’s clear there’s a real homeless crisis across the globe, and sometimes it can be hard to know where to start, but one little boy is a great reminder that anyone can make a difference. Adrian Young first realized the plight of the homeless after walking by a man lying on the sidewalk…

via 8-Year-Old Creates Care Packs For Homeless — CBS New York

History of Coloring Books

Though the craze for coloring books for grown-ups has recently drawn many adults back to a hobby that had been seen as something for kids, it turns out that adult coloring books are actually how the whole concept started. An early variation on coloring books could be the illustrations for two volumes of the very…

via The Surprising Function of the First Coloring Books — TIME

To Tell The Truth…Pertinent questions that affect Black citizens (Hop’s Column July 26) — New Pittsburgh Courier

LOUIS ‘HOP’ KENDRICK If you are a talk show listener or a reader you will constantly hear or read persons with all of the answers to the array of problems that occur daily, not only in Pittsburgh but also across the nation. The AME Church offered what they perceived as constructive criticism to the NAACP.…

via To Tell The Truth…Pertinent questions that affect Black citizens (Hop’s Column July 26) — New Pittsburgh Courier

50 Years Ago This Week: Detroit and ‘The Fire This Time’ — TIME

Milestone moments do not a year make. Often, it’s the smaller news stories that add up, gradually, to big history. With that in mind, in 2017 TIME History will revisit the entire year of 1967, week by week, as it was reported in the pages of TIME. Catch up on last week’s installment here. Week…

via 50 Years Ago This Week: Detroit and ‘The Fire This Time’ — TIME

TOUGH LOVE

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The creators and cast of the Emmy-nominated web series “Tough Love” know what it’s like to navigate love, dating and relationships in New York City. The series follows six millennials as they try to do just that. “Tough Love” premiered in 2015 and received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for…

via CityViews: ‘Tough Love’ Cast

Con Edison Crew at it again

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Westchester County woman was all smiles Monday evening after her wedding ring was recovered in a New York City sewer. CBS2’s Marc Liverman spoke exclusively to Sarah Sommer, and the Good Samaritans who helped her get her ring back. Every day in New York, millions of people walk over grates…

via Con Ed Crew Helps Woman Get Ring Back After It Falls Down Sidewalk Grate — CBS New York

This story reminds me of the time I dropped my keys on the train track!