Saturday, January 18, 2020

Partnership helps pregnant women quit smoking

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Nearly three months after its launch, the first Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program in Florida has a full roster. To...

Danger never takes a holiday

Travelers need to be aware of potential perils BY JOHN HAYES PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE In 2015, off East Coast beaches from Virginia to Florida, unwitting tourists...

How to make money on your next road trip

BY JOSH NOEL CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Marc Gorlin was sitting in his truck in Montgomery, Alabama, needing to get bathroom tile from Birmingham to the Florida...

Why flight attendants conduct seatbelt instructions

BY GEORGE HOBICA AIRFAREWATCHDOG.COM If you fly on a commercial airliner and listen to the safety demo (most people don’t listen, of course), you may wonder...

Celebrity response to police killings is nothing new

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Young people in Dr. Martin Lutner King Jr.’s native Atlanta responded to the recent police killings of Alton Sterling...

‘Ghostbusters’ star barraged with racist and abusive tweets

BY AMY KAUFMAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS In the months leading up to the release of the “Ghostbusters” reboot, the film’s female stars have been the targets...

100 Black men, GM steer youth toward STEM careers

BY BRELAUN DOUGLAS SPECIAL TO THE NNPA In an effort to boost minority participation in science and technology, 100 Black Men of America recently hosted a...

Local appeal for justice, unity

Recent shootings spark peaceful march and rally in Daytona Beach BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES More than 200 people took part in a “United We Stand’’ march...

Saturday event to help kids with special needs

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When her 11-year-old son Brenya Smith died five years ago after a battle with trisomy 18 – a rare chromosodal disease...

Event honors victims of violence; brings together residents and officers

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It was a timely event. The second annual “Gone Too Soon, Your Life Matters Basketball Tournament’’ held on July 9 in...