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It can be a bit nerve-wracking for parents to send their children out trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around every year, with strangers around and visiting places they might not be familiar with. But more and more cities, libraries and … more
My first concert was Tom Petty at Fiddler’s Green in 1990 when I was 5 years old. At that age I don’t remember much, except how I felt when he played “Free Fallin’.” Hearing everyone singing along in unison showed me how music could bring … more
When Patricia Graziano was growing up, her local library was her favorite place to be. “I used to live at the library,” she remembers fondly. “I’ll never forget how much that children’s area in the library meant to me.” Which … more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has found that the undeveloped 59 acres near the Federal Center in Lakewood are suitable for use by homeless organizations. On Sept. 25, HUD released a letter announcing the … more
About me I moved into my little Lakewood home when I was three days old. I attended South Alameda Elementary (now Deane Elementary), Alameda Jr. High (now Gold Crown Foundation), and Alameda High School (now Alameda International Jr/Sr. … more
It seems like everybody took a piano lesson or two in their lives. I did for years, learning how to play some of my favorite Vince Guaraldi “Peanuts” songs, as well as the piano versions of some of my favorite pop songs at the time — stuff … more
What a difference a year makes. Just ask the six organizations that a year ago received a share of $500,000 in grants from the Community First Foundation in its first Innovators Society Pitch Showdown. In the ensuing 12 months, Project Helping … more
Dav Pilkey knows firsthand how hard it can be to stay focused in school. When he was in the second grade, he remembers being labeled all kinds of things including a troublemaker, and the kid with ADHD. When he became too disruptive, his … more
Brady High School student Melody Soto wasn’t sure what to expect the first time she met with her mentor, Ashley Becker. “I thought I could only talk about certain things and had to be a certain way,” said Soto, who aims to graduate from … more
Conflict takes on more than the physical form of war — it can also be ideological, philosophical, and psychological struggle over ideas, religion and ways of life. All manner of conflict is examined in the Arvada Center’s autumn exhibition, … more
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