One critically injured as apartment building burns – Harvey County Now

Jonathan Fowler, holds his cat Twix after being reunited with her after his apartment building burned, Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Fox Meadows Apartment Complex. Fowler had to leave his cat behind to get out of the fire, but the cat was later found on the scene. By Adam StunkJonathan Fowler, asleep after working the … Read more

New business moves into vacant Pier 1 building as 24th Street West begins to fill up

Once empty buildings along the 24th Street West and King Avenue West corridor are quickly filling in after years of vacancy.  The Pier 1 Imports store, which sits at the corner of 24th Street West and Rosebud Drive, has sat vacant since 2020 when the national retail chain filed for bankruptcy. The building will become … Read more

North Vancouver lowers age requirement for affordable seniors building over rental vacancies

A non-profit organization that operates an affordable seniors’ building in the District of North Vancouver is looking for more tenants to rent its below-market units after council unanimously voted earlier this week to lower the age requirement to live there. Stefan Baune, executive director of the Kiwanis North Shore Housing Society, said the non-profit organization asked council to lower the minimum … Read more

‘This isn’t a school. This is an office building:’ STEAM Academy lacking basic necessities, founder says

Leaders at one of Denver’s newest schools are calling on the district to improve students’ learning environment. Robert F. Smith STEAM Academy opened in 2021. Co-founder Brandon Pryor says the school was created as a space to celebrate students of color. It took years of planning, but Pryor feels that effort hasn’t been matched.    … Read more

Former laundromat building could become apartments in Manistee

Sep. 23, 2022Updated: Sep. 23, 2022 3:32 p.m. The site of the former laundromat on 156 Washington St in Manistee recently sold for $142,000. It is planned to be rehabbed into apartments and green space, according to Jermaine Sullivan, the realtor who sold the building. Jeff Zide/News Advocate MANISTEE — The former Easy Wash Laundromat at … Read more

Jordan: Baby Girl Rescued 30 Hours after Four-Storey Building Collapses: “Icon of Hope”

This is the incredible moment a four-month-old was rescued alive around 30 hours after a four-storey building collapsed on top of her, killing 14 other people The little girl, named Malak, has been called ‘an icon of hope and life’ following the ‘miracle’ in Jordan Her mother has revealed she had a gut feeling she … Read more

Verizon joining Starbucks in new building by Joliet mall – Shaw Local

A Verizon phone store will become a tenant along with the recently opened Starbucks in the new building that replaced the Pier 1 Imports store in Joliet. The building at 3064 Plainfield Road has space for four tenants. The Joliet Zoning Board of Appeals last week approved a variation to allow more signs for the … Read more

Building a foundation of trust

After the rescue, the dogs went to our care and rehabilitation center. Most, including Dorothy, exhibited severe signs of fear, anxiety and stress. Vivienne Miller, behavior and enrichment specialist, remembers Dorothy hunching over, “trying to make herself as small as possible.” Miller worked to reduce Dorothy’s distress and build positive associations with people through predictable … Read more

Urgent treatment centre in Wolverhampton shut due to ‘unforeseen emergency building repairs’

Phoenix Health Centre The facility at the Phoenix Health Centre on Parkfield Road was closed on Wednesday and is still shut today. The nature of the building repairs is not yet known. People are being advised to call NHS 111 or go to the urgent treatment centre at New Cross Hospital if they need urgent … Read more